CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND Movie Only Edition. Director Steven Spielberg's classic sci-fi adventure starring Richard Dreyfuss, Francois Truffaut and Teri Garr. (1977). In the night skies near his Muncie, Indiana home, power repairman Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) experiences something out of this world. His close encounter sets into action an amazing chain of events that leads to contact with the benevolent aliens and their Mothership. Spectacular special effects, John Williams' outstanding score and winning performances from Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon and legendary director Francois Truff.