E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (October 22, 2002)
Universal has officially announced that E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial will be released on DVD October 22nd. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 2 DVD Limited Edition will be presented in Widescreen Anamorphic with both DTS & Dolby 5.1 Surround and include: The 20th Anniversary Theatrical Release, Isolated John Williams Score with additional footage of him conducting at this years premiere, original featurettes: '20 Years Later with Steven Spielberg', 'The Evolution of E.T', 'Reunion Featurette', and a number of DVD-Rom features.
If you have deeper pockets and would like the original cut of the film (with guns, not walkie-talkies) you can get that as part of the E.T. Ultimate Collector's Gift Set which includes the original theatrical version, the 2002 theatrical version (plus all the features of the Limited Edition), a CD soundtrack, a script from the original feature and a collectible senitype. This set is priced at approximately $50.00.
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