E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial or E.T. for short is an American sci-fi movie made by director Steven Spielberg in 1982. It was a commercial blockbuster when it came out and was re-released in 2002.
The film revolves around an alien who is accidentally left behind while visiting Earth. The alien befriends a boy named Elliott who is 12 years old. As time passes they form mental and emotional bonds with each other while E.T. comes up with a plan to return home.