Universal Pictures to release E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 40th anniversary set in 4K Ultra HD

Universal Pictures are rereleasing the 1982 American science fiction film E.T in a stunning 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray + Digital [4K UHD] set.

The set is being released to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the film.


E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (or simply E.T.) is a 1982 American science fiction film produced and directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Melissa Mathison.

It tells the story of Elliott, a boy who befriends an extraterrestrial dubbed E.T., who is left behind on Earth. Along with his friends and family, Elliott must find a way to help E.T. find his way home. The film stars Dee WallaceHenry ThomasPeter CoyoteRobert MacNaughton and Drew Barrymore.


Special features for this set include:-

  • 40 Years of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial – An all new retrospective.
  • TCM Classic Film Festival: An Evening with Steven Spielberg
  • The E.T. Journals
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Steven Spielberg & E.T.
  • A Look Back
  • The Evolution and Creation of E.T.
  • The E.T. Reunion
  • The Music of E.T.: A Discussion with John Williams
  • The 20th Anniversary Premiere
  • E.T. Ride
  • Designs, Photographs, and Marketing
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Special Olympics TV Spot

Universal Pictures are also releasing ‘E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Limited Edition 40th Anniversary Gift set’ in 4K Ultra HD. This set is a Amazon exclusive – find more information here.


This title will be released on October 18, 2022.

Pre-order your copy on Amazon USA now.

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