E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
E.T. arrives in Times Square! Re-enact one of film's most memorable moments as you take the place of Elliott in the scene that saw E.T. and Elliott on a BMX bike against the stunning full moon backdrop.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was the biggest blockbuster of the year in 1982, debuting at number one around the world. A testament to its enduring appeal, it remains one of the most successful, well-loved films for the past three decades and will continue to inspire generations to come.
Did you know?
- Carlo Rambaldi, E.T.’s creator, based E.T.'s appearance on the faces of poet Carl Sandburg, Albert Einstein and Ernest Hemingway.
- Rambaldi’s own painting Women of Delta inspired E.T.’s long extendable neck.
- There were four E.T. heads created in total – one animatronic, and three others for facial expressions and in costume!
- E.T the Extra-Terrestrial was a box office hit, winning a total of 4 Oscars® (1983). It remains one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.