Have you recently had a close encounter?

David Laughlin

Air Traffic Controller: AirEast 31, do you wish to file a report of any kind to us?
AirEast Pilot: [over radio] I wouldn't know what kind of report to file, Center.

David Laughlin: Who flies crates like these anymore?
Project Leader: No one. These planes were reported missing in 1945.

[on the police inquiring about her son] They asked me if I'd seen any strangers in the neighborhood.

Jillian Guiler

David Laughlin: We didn't choose this place! We didn't choose these people! They were invited!
Claude Lacombe: They belong here more than we.

Roy Neary: I wanna speak to the man in charge.
David Laughlin: Mr. Lacombe is the highest authority.
Roy Neary: He isn't even an American.

Scientist 1: Einstein WAS right!
Team Leader: Einstein was PROBABLY one of them!

You can't fool us by agreeing with us.

Roy Neary

Hey! This is not your toy to play with every time I turn around!

Ronnie Neary

That's a 2,500 dollar globe! What are you guys doing?

Scientist

[to Roy Neary] I envy you.

Claude Lacombe

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

Farmer

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind Quotes

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