“I don’t believe we are alone in the universe”: Steven Spielberg Insists Aliens Do Exist, Warns Everyone to Pay Attention

The existence of aliens is one of those intriguing questions that gets everyone thinking. Director Steven Spielberg is a huge alien enthusiast himself and has made some legendary films like E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Films such as these have wonderstruck a whole generation of Americans. In his latest appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the director discussed his passion for the subject and went into depth about his thoughts on it. Spielberg also dished out his opinion on the recent UFO sightings all over North America.

Steven Spielberg Believes in Aliens

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Steven Spielberg

Steven Allan Spielberg is undoubtedly one of the most talented and successful American film directors and producers. He is a visionary, a living legend who knows how to connect the audience with his spectacular movies. Given his craft of filmmaking, he is unmatched in this game. His transition into movies over the years is truly remarkable, as the man never fails to experiment with different genres.

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Some of his best movies are Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Terminal, Hook, The Sugarland Express, The BFG, The Adventure of Tin Tin, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, and West Side Story, among many others. Spielberg is not just creative and experimental in his directing art; his belief in the existence of aliens and UFOs is one of the reasons he stays in the news.

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Imagine one day seeing an actual alien. One would be running away instead of standing there and trying to compare his appearance to that of similar movie characters. That’s just another thing, coming back to the point, in recent weeks there has been much speculation and rumors that are swirling in U.S. media as reports suggest that America’s skies lately have been noticing various unidentified flying objects.

Recent UFO Sightings have Excited Steven Spielberg

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Stephen Colbert is among the most popular hosts in America; the concept of his famous show, The Late Show, is what attracts most of its viewers. Colbert shares his views on trending news gives updates to his audience, and conducts interviews with his celebrity guests. This week, he invites E.T. film director Steven Spielberg. The show’s host asked him about the recent sudden surge in UFO spottings. The Academy Award winner has a lot of opinions regarding the same. Although he admits that he has never seen an actual alien or UFO, his interest in the subject has recently been piqued. He started by saying, “I think it’s mathematically impossible that we are the only intelligent species in the cosmos. That’s impossible. It is exciting.”

He added: “There is something out there. I do not know if I am a believer in the sense that I am the kind of person that would think I have got to see something like that to believe it. I can make up stuff and make movies about things I have never seen or experienced. That is fine. In terms of really believing something, I would have to have my own close encounter.”

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E.T.  the Extra-Terrestrial movie director then explained how there is a slight possibility that there is more in this universe than we know, but he argued that, besides never having eyewitnessed anything, his mind often wonders around those crazy theories about aliens. He said,

“I’ve never seen a UFO, I wish I had! I’ve never seen anything I can’t explain. But I believe certain people who have seen things that they can’t explain. I think what has been coming up recently is fascinating, absolutely fascinating. And I think the secrecy that is shrouding all of these sightings and the lack of transparency… I think there is something going on that just needs extraordinary due diligence.”

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Spielberg also shares how he found the idea of aliens mind-blowing that they could travel to Earth. The director said, “It almost seems impossible that anybody would visit us from 400 million light years from here except in the movies – unless it figures out some way of basically jumping the shark and getting here through wormholes.”

Stream E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, a sci-fi movie, on Netflix.

Source: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Steven Spielberg Episode


Rama works as a content writer at Animated Times and enjoys all things pop culture. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism and has worked in various aspects of the content space for the past five years, including entertainment news writing, advertising, script-writing, blogging, and more. When she's not watching movies or bingeing TV shows, you can find her quietly obsessing over new music or exploring city cafes.

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