Aliens Explored 48 – Was Close Encounters based on real events?

In 1977, Stephen Spielberg finished work on his long-cherished Science-Fiction movie, Close Encounters of the Third Kind. UFOlogist J.Allen Hynek was employed as a Scientific Consultant on the movie, and the title was taken from his graded classification of close encounters with Extra-Terrestrials. The movie would go on to become a huge critical and financial success, but it would also become embroiled in conspiracy theories and warnings from the Space Agency, NASA. Join Neil and Stu as they delve into whether this movie actually depicts real events.


The Strange and Mysterious awaits!


Produced by in association with Juicy Falls.

Theme tune – ‘Searching For Monsters’ by Darren Maffucci –


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