About

Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.

7.4
203
Directed by

Robert Zemeckis

Written by

James V. Hart (Screenplay)
Michael Goldenberg (Screenplay)
Carl Sagan (Novel)
Ann Druyan (Story)

Runtime

150 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

If it's just us, it seems like an awful waste of space.

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book religion fanatic extraterrestrial technology spirituality scientist nasa new mexico ham radio star mechanical engineering sabotage radio wave alien contact observatory prime number wormhole eccentric man radio telescope

Photos

Lists

#47 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Sound Dennis S. Sands Randy Thom William B. Kaplan Tom Johnson