It was thirty years ago today that millions flocked to the movie theater to see the latest, greatest film from Steven Spielberg, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. It quickly became a blockbuster, surpassing Star Wars to become the highest-grossing film of all time, a record it held for ten years. Critics acclaimed it as a timeless story of friendship, and it ranks as the greatest science fiction film ever made in a Rotten Tomatoes survey. Was it the best movie from the 1980's?