Oscar winners Jodie Foster and Matthew McConaughey star in this gripping story of a radio astronomer who 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 vies to fulfill her dream of becoming the first human being to make contact with alien beings.

  • 2 hr 33 minPGHDSD
  • Jul 11, 1997
  • Drama

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Cast & Crew

  • Jodie FosterActor

  • Matthew McConaugheyActor

  • Rob LoweActor

  • Tom SkerrittActor

  • William FichtnerActor

  • Angela BassettActor

  • Alex VeadovActor

  • David MorseActor

  • Elias KoteasActor

  • Geoffrey BlakeActor