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So I recently watched Contact and WOW!

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posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 05:50 PM
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So I have an avid interest in UFOlogy and anything related to UFO's Space and Aliens.

I'm 28 so forgive me I'm still quite young and new to the party, still have a lot to learn.

I recently watched (a few weeks ago) Contact for the first time and it totally blew my mind.

Honestly, it has to be one of my all-time favourite movies now.

I've seen most things related to Aliens and UFOs.

Fire in the sky
Taken by Steven Speilberg
ChildHoods End
District 9
Clouse Encounters of the Third & Fourth Kind
Dark Skies

The list goes on BUT this film is by far my favourite. It was truly fantastic, I've tried getting my girlfriend to watch it but because it's a little bit of a slow burner she couldn't stick with it.

I adored it, it's one of those movies that leaves you with so many deep philosophical questions which leads you to speculate and come up with some crazy theories, I just loved it.

My question is, are there any other movies on the same type of scale as this movie, that I may not know about?

In Honesty I don't think much else can top this but I might be surprised.

Not loved a movie as much since I saw Life of Pi.

Anyway, any similar movie recommendations would be great!




posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 05:55 PM
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a reply to: R1CK3O

I mostly liked contact but I felt disappointed at the ending.
Would have rather had little green men.

Try "hangar 18"
A little corny but I think it's right up your alley.

youtu.be...
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posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:02 PM
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edit on 17-7-2018 by Autorico because: vid instead of quote



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:05 PM
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a reply to: Autorico

Yeah, it was pretty good till then.



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:06 PM
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originally posted by: Autorico
a reply to: Bluntone22

"Stop! That movie was terrible!, Sat through that entire movie to see the alien and it was her goddamn father!"


But it wasn't the father?

My understanding is it was ETs but they used her thoughts and memories and decided to appear that way to make it easier for her.

I actually thought that was very profound and interesting.

I think that's what I loved about the movie so much, what everyone is saying they hate, it took all of our thoughts and preconceptions on this topic and threw them out of the window and presented something new and profound.

Each to their own I suppose but I liked it, some people may have prefered little grey men but I thought this was a nice and refreshing change.



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:07 PM
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a reply to: R1CK3O

Sorry, that was a South Park quote. I actually liked the movie


Edit: I put the video clip instead of quoting, hope it makes more sense
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posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:10 PM
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Contact is one of my favorites too just a great cast John Hurt is great in it , have you seen Arrival (2016) yet,not to be confused with the Charlie Sheen vehicle 1996 The Arrival which makes Contact look like the greatest picture of all time. Arrival definitely has some thought provoking moments.



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:10 PM
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posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:12 PM
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Mission to Mars is one you might find in league with movies like Contact...
www.youtube.com...



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:13 PM
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That was a good one as well



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:14 PM
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originally posted by: R1CK3O
So I have an avid interest in UFOlogy and anything related to UFO's Space and Aliens.

I'm 28 so forgive me I'm still quite young and new to the party, still have a lot to learn.

I recently watched (a few weeks ago) Contact for the first time and it totally blew my mind.

Honestly, it has to be one of my all-time favourite movies now.

I've seen most things related to Aliens and UFOs.

Fire in the sky
Taken by Steven Speilberg
ChildHoods End
District 9
Clouse Encounters of the Third & Fourth Kind
Dark Skies

The list goes on BUT this film is by far my favourite. It was truly fantastic, I've tried getting my girlfriend to watch it but because it's a little bit of a slow burner she couldn't stick with it.

I adored it, it's one of those movies that leaves you with so many deep philosophical questions which leads you to speculate and come up with some crazy theories, I just loved it.

My question is, are there any other movies on the same type of scale as this movie, that I may not know about?

In Honesty I don't think much else can top this but I might be surprised.

Not loved a movie as much since I saw Life of Pi.

Anyway, any similar movie recommendations would be great!


Was a decent movie....actually it was pretty good. But this type of flick up your ally try watching “The Signal”. You will love it!



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:17 PM
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originally posted by: R1CK3O

originally posted by: Autorico
a reply to: Bluntone22

"Stop! That movie was terrible!, Sat through that entire movie to see the alien and it was her goddamn father!"


But it wasn't the father?

My understanding is it was ETs but they used her thoughts and memories and decided to appear that way to make it easier for her.

I actually thought that was very profound and interesting.

I think that's what I loved about the movie so much, what everyone is saying they hate, it took all of our thoughts and preconceptions on this topic and threw them out of the window and presented something new and profound.

Each to their own I suppose but I liked it, some people may have prefered little grey men but I thought this was a nice and refreshing change.


One of our favorites. It certainly shows the gov correctly. What is difficult is that no one let her know about the time on the empty tape, pretty unfair stresses!!


Red Planet
Mission To mars
Galaxy Quest

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posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:17 PM
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Ive seen Contact a number of times. I actually had it on VHS, now just DVD.

Good flick.

A recent alien flick is Arrival (2016)

The Arrival (1996) with Charlie Sheen is actually ok. Think they cane out with The Arrival II but I never watched it. There is a crazy (at least it was in my child’s mind) old movie I saw as a kid that sticks with but I can’t remember the title



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:19 PM
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"There is a crazy (at least it was in my child’s mind) old movie I saw as a kid that sticks with but I can’t remember the title"

Tell me more, I watch a lot of movies.



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:19 PM
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a reply to: R1CK3O

James Woods played the part of a dirty government scumbag perfectly.

Great film.



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:26 PM
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a reply to: Sublimecraft

Who knew james Woods would turn out to really be a conservative!



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:26 PM
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a reply to: R1CK3O


A classic (Very good). It's kind of old but I know people that still can't watch it.




posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:30 PM
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a reply to: R1CK3O

Spaceballs
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Spaced Invaders



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:31 PM
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a reply to: Autorico

Im trying to google it

In the meantime Under The Skin and Honeymoon (both fairly recent within a few years) are never discussed but I find them enjoyable



posted on Jul, 17 2018 @ 06:32 PM
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Knowing was worth a watch:



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