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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is an American science fiction family film released in 1982. The film was co-produced by Steven Spielberg and Melissa Mathison and starred Henry Thomas, Dee Wallace, Robert MacNaughton, Drew Barrymore, and Peter Coyote. The film tells the story of a boy named Elliot Thomas who befriends an extraterrestrial who is stranded on Earth. He and his siblings help to return E.T. to his home while trying to avoid their mother and the government. An iconic scene from the movie features E.T. using his telekinetic powers to cause Elliot's bike to fly over a police roadblock.