This movie starring Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut and Teri Garr was filmed at more than 4 locations. Among them 22250 State Highway 181 in Fairhope, United States. All filming locations of Close Encounters of the Third Kind from 1977 are listed below.
After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
Drama, Science Fiction
United States of America
Richard Dreyfuss (Roy Neary), François Truffaut (Claude Lacombe), Teri Garr (Ronnie Neary), Melinda Dillon (Jillian Guiler), Bob Balaban (David Laughlin), J. Patrick McNamara (Project Leader), Warren J. Kemmerling (Wild Bill) more..., Roberts Blossom (Farmer), Phil Dodds (ARP Musician), Cary Guffey (Barry Guiler), Shawn Bishop (Brad Neary), Adrienne Campbell (Sylvia Neary), Justin Dreyfuss (Toby Neary), Lance Henriksen (Robert), Merrill Connally (Team Leader), Amy Douglass (Implantee), Gene Dynarski (Ike), Carl Weathers (Military Policeman), Norman Bartold (Norman Bartold), F.J. O'Neil (ARP Project Member), Hal Barwood (Returnee #2 Flt. 19), Matthew Robbins (Returnee #3 Flt. 19), Gene Rader (Hawker), Daniel Nunez (Federale), Chuy Franco (Federale), Luis Contreras (Federale), Galen Thompson (Special Forces), John Dennis Johnston (Special Forces), Robert Broyles (Dirty Tricks #3), Monty Jordan (Special Forces Commander / Helicopter Pilot (uncredited)), Basil Hoffman (Longly (uncredited)), Stephen Powers (UN Observer (uncredited)), George DiCenzo (Major Benchley), Alexander Lockwood (Implantee), Josef Sommer (Larry Butler), Bill Thurman (Air Traffic), James Keane (Radio Telescope Team), J. Allen Hynek (Himself - Smoking Pipe at Landing Site (uncredited)), Howard K. Smith (Howard K. Smith (uncredited)), Philip Dodds (Jean Claude) and others.
Clark L. Paylow (Producer), Julia Phillips (Producer), Michael Phillips (Producer), John Williams (Original Music Composer), Vilmos Zsigmond (Director of Photography), Michael Kahn (Editor), Shari Rhodes (Casting) more..., Juliet Taylor (Casting), Joe Alves (Production Design), Daniel A. Lomino (Art Direction), Phil Abramson (Set Decoration), Steven Spielberg (Writer), Hal Barwood (Writer), Jerry Belson (Writer), John Hill (Writer), Matthew Robbins (Writer), George Jenson (Production Illustrator), Don MacDougall (Sound Re-Recording Mixer), Buddy Joe Hooker (Stunt Coordinator), Kenneth Wannberg (Music Editor), Charlsie Bryant (Script Supervisor), Frank E. Warner (Supervising Sound Effects Editor), Earl Gilbert (Gaffer), Nick McLean (Camera Operator), Pete Turner (Still Photographer), Peter Sorel (Still Photographer), Jim Coe (Still Photographer), Murray Weissman (Publicist), Al Ebner (Publicist), Joe O'Har (Location Manager), Dan Perri (Title Designer), Douglas Trumbull (Visual Effects Director), Carlo Rambaldi (Visual Effects), John A. Alonzo (Additional Director of Photography), Steven Poster (Second Unit Director of Photography), László Kovács (Additional Director of Photography), Sam Gordon (Property Master), Jim Bloom (Second Assistant Director), Edie Panda (Hairdresser), Bob Westmoreland (Makeup Supervisor) and others.
Julia Phillips and Michael Phillips Productions, Columbia Pictures, EMI Films
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Roy is looking on the map when something happens to him that wil change him forever.
Jillian goes out to throw away the trash and sees something strange in the sky. She runs back into the house to her son Barry.
Roy’s wife Ronnie can not stand his strange behavior and decides to leave the house.
While the military are guiding the terrain, Roy Neary and Jillian Guiler try to get as close to the mountain as possible.