Contact

Contact

150 mins | Drama, Science Fiction, Mystery | July 11, 1997

A radio astronomer receives the first extraterrestrial radio signal ever picked up on Earth. As the world powers scramble to decipher the message and decide upon a course of action, she must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.

Contact

150 mins | Drama, Science Fiction, Mystery | July 11, 1997

Contact
A radio astronomer receives the first extraterrestrial radio signal ever picked up on Earth. As the world powers scramble to decipher the message and decide upon a course of action, she must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.
IMDb rating 7.5
Producers Warner Bros. Pictures, South Side Amusement Company
Original title Contact
Directors Alison C. Rosa, Lucille OuYang, Darin Rivetti, Luca Kouimelis, Cellin Gluck, Bruce Moriarty, Steve Starkey, Robert Zemeckis
Writers Ann Druyan, Carl Sagan, Michael Goldenberg, James V. Hart

Cast

Jodie Foster

as Eleanor Arroway

Matthew McConaughey

as Palmer Joss

James Woods

as Michael Kitz

John Hurt

as S. R. Hadden

Tom Skerritt

as David Drumlin

William Fichtner

as Kent Clark

David Morse

as Ted Arroway

Angela Bassett

as Rachel Constantine

Geoffrey Blake

as Fisher

Max Martini

as Willie

Rob Lowe

as Richard Rank

Jake Busey

as Joseph

Jena Malone

as Young Ellie

Tucker Smallwood

as Mission Director

Sami Chester

as Vernon

Henry Strozier

as Minister

Haynes Brooke

as Drumlin Aide

Timothy McNeil

as Davio

Laura Elena Surillo

as Cantina Woman

Michael Chaban

as Hadden Suit

Larry King

as Himself

Thomas Garner

as Ian Broderick

Conroy Chino

as KOB-TV Reporter

Dan Gifford

as Jeremy Roth

Vance Valencia

as Senator Valencia

Donna Kelley

as Herself

Leon Harris

as Himself

Claire Shipman

as Herself

Behrooz Afrakhan

as Middle Eastern Anchor

Saemi Nakamura

as Japanese Anchor

Maria Celeste Arraras

as Latina Anchor

Tabitha Soren

as Herself

Geraldo Rivera

as Himself

Ian Whitcomb

as British Anchor

Jay Leno

as Himself

Michael Albala

as Decryption Hacker

Ned Netterville

as Decryption Expert

Leo Lee

as Major Domo

William Jordan

as Chairman of Joint Chiefs

David St. James

as Joint Chief

Steven Ford

as Major Russell

Alexander Zemeckis

as Major Russell's Son

Janie Peterson

as Major Russell's Daughter

Philippe Bergeron

as French Committee Member

Jennifer Balgobin

as Dr. Patel

Anthony Hamilton

as British Committee Member

Rebecca T. Beucler

as NASA Public Relations

Marc Macaulay

as NASA Technician

Jeffery Thomas Johnson

as Mechanical

Yuji Okumoto

as Electrical

Gerry Griffin

as Dynamics

Brian Alston

as Communications

Rob Elk

as Pad Leader

Mark Thomason

as Security

José Rey

as Controller #8

Todd Patrick Breaugh

as New VLA Technician

Alex Veadov

as Russian Cosmonaut

Alice Kushida

as Scientist

Robin Gammell

as Project Official

Richardson Morse

as Mission Doctor

Seiji Okamura

as Japanese Ensign

Mak Takano

as Japanese Tech #1

Hiroshi Tom Tanaka

as Japanese Tech #2

Catherine Dao

as Life Support

Kristoffer Ryan Winters

as Dynamics #2

Valorie Armstrong

as Senator

Jim Hild

as Reporter #5

William L. Thomas

as Reporter #6

Diego Montoya

as School Boy

Jonathan Adler

as White House Official

Robert Aguilar Jr.

as NASA Controller #2

Mark Bailey

as Four-Star General

Matt Bennett

as Senate Observer

Tony Boldi

as Robert Hand

Christopher Boyer

as Scientist

Mark Byrne

as Protester

Candice T. Cain

as Supporter

Aixa Clemente

as President's Secretary

Derrick Damions

as Ailing Believer

Elaina Erika Davis

as Philanthropy Bureaucrat

Joey Dente

as Factory Worker

Michael Egan

as IMC Police Officer

Jeff Elmore

as Monk

Carl Gilliard

as Controller

William B. Kaplan

as TV Interviewer

Ming Lo

as Pod Systems Control

Sunshine Logroño

as Puerto Rican Taxi Driver

Denise Loveday

as Press Secretary

Neal Matarazzo

as Kitz's Aide

Cassidy McMillan

as Student Reporter at NASA

Molly Mueller

as Family Exchange

Paul L. Nolan

as Ellie's Attorney

Marisa Petroro

as Oval Office Secretary

Errica Poindexter

as Police Officer

J.A. Preston

as Senator

Frank Principe

as Ailing Believer

Leo Rogstad

as Ailing Believer

Russell Sanderlin Sr.

as Photographer

Frank Silva

as Army Officer

John A. Taylor

as Senate Hearing Attendee

Todd Thompson

as News Reporter

Cenk Uygur

as Reporter

Holly Cross Vagley

as Religious Zealot

Eric Alan Wendell

as Protester

Delaney Williams

as Believer

Bill Clinton

as Self (archive footage)