|  Book Tickets: 06/06/2011
  |  Buy to Own: 13/03/1998
  |  Watch Now: 09/09/1997
  |  143 min
Rated PG by the BBFC


After the death of her father, Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster) devotes her life to science. Convinced of the existence of extra-terrestrial life, she uses satellites to sweep the stars for evidence. When she receives the transmission of what seems to be a blueprint from another species for the construction of a spacecraft, she has to fight for the right to lead the ship's maiden flight to meet the alien life forms. She finds herself working with her former lover, ex-priest Palmer Joss (Michael McConaughey), now a governmental advisor.

Contains mild language, sex and horror
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