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E.T. as a Horror Movie? See the Creepy Original Designs (PHOTOS) | E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

UpdatePosted 05/29/2014 01:00PM

E.T. as a Horror Movie? See the Creepy Original Designs (PHOTOS)

Originally posted 05/28/2014 04:05PM

Quick, hide your Reese's Pieces!

Today we know E.T. as Steven Spielberg's lovable alien with a penchant for ladies' clothes, but his story could've been far different. According to Uproxx, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial started as a horror movie.

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Trove of Legendarily Terrible Atari Games Uncovered in New Mexico Desert

Trove of Legendarily Terrible Atari Games Uncovered in New Mexico Desert

Originally posted 04/27/2014 10:35AM

One gamer's buried trash is another's buried treasure.

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Drew Barrymore (as a Kid) Spills a Secret About Steven Spielberg

Originally posted 10/04/2012 11:20AM



She practically stole E.T. out from under the space alien when she was 6, and now the 37-year-old mother of week-old Olive Barrymore Koppelman, Drew Barrymore, can be seen as she was back in her early filmmaking days.

Speaking about her director, Steven Spielberg, in a behind-the-scenes clip from the about-to-be-released (on Oct. 9) Blu-Ray and DVD edition of the 1982 box-office smash, the young Barrymore says: "He's a nice director, that's for sure, and he needs a lot of sleep, because he has to work late at night."

Costar Henry Thomas, then 10, also isn't shy when talking about Drew. He says that when she introduced the unplugged E.T. robot to her mother Jaid, Drew said, "He doesn't want to talk to you right now" – prompting Thomas to note that Drew is "quite imaginative."

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