The Brother from Another Planet (1984) | John Sayles

A mute extraterrestrial resembling a black man (but with feet that have three toes) crash lands his spaceship near New York City. Not understanding where he is or what people are saying, he finds his way to Harlem’s 125th Street. Although derided as either crazy or homeless, others discover his worth when he can heal […]

E.T. the Extraterrestrial (1982) | Steven Spielberg

E.T.: The Extraterrestrial¬†starts in a forest outside a California suburb. An alien spacecraft lands, and several extraterrestrials emerge, gathering flora samples.¬† Suspicious humans arrive, the aliens escape, leaving one behind.¬† He hides in a backyard shed, discovered by a 10-year-old boy named Elliott (Henry Thomas). Startled and scared, Elliott hides the alien, whom he dubs […]