Is that it? Is that all you're gonna ask me? Well I got a couple of thousand goddamn questions, you know. I want to speak to someone in charge. I want to lodge a complaint. You have no right to make people crazy! You think I investigate every Walter Cronkite story there is? Huh? If this is just nerve gas, how come I know everything in such detail? I've never been here before. How come I know so much? What the hell is going on around here? Who the hell are you people?

Roy Neary

He says the sun came out last night. He says it sang to him.

Project Leader

[at press conference] I saw Bigfoot once! It made a sound that I don't care to hear twice in my life.

Farmer

Ronnie, if I don't do this, THAT'S when I'm going to need a doctor.

Roy Neary

I know this sounds crazy, but ever since yesterday on the road, I've been seeing this shape. Shaving cream, pillows... Dammit! I know this. I know what this is! This means something. This is important.

Roy Neary

I guess you've noticed something a little strange with Dad. It's okay, though. I'm still Dad.

Roy Neary

[contemplating the lump shape] This means something. This is important.

Roy Neary

You can come and play now.

Barry Guiler

Roy Neary: Hey, you know what's playing tonight? Pinocchio! You guys have never seen Pinocchio, you're in luck!
Brad Neary: Aw, who wants to see some dumb cartoon rated 'G' for kids?
Roy Neary: How old are you?
Brad Neary: Eight.
Roy Neary: You wanna be nine?
Brad Neary: Yeah.
Roy Neary: Then you're going to go see Pinocchio tomorrow night.

Ronnie Neary: Roy, that is a terrific way to win over your children.
Roy Neary: I'm not serious, I'm just saying that I grew up with Pinocchio, and if kids are still kids, they're going to eat it up.

Well they're not moon burns, goddamnit.

Roy Neary

Okay, let's have a vote. Tomorrow night you can play Goofy Golf, which is a lot of standing in line and shoving and pushing, and probably getting a 'zero,' or you can see Pinocchio, which is a lot of furry animals and magic, and you'll have a wonderful time. Okay? So let's vote.

Roy Neary

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He says the sun came out last night. He says it sang to him.

Project Leader

Major Walsh, it is an event sociologique.

Claude Lacombe