Henry Thomas Jr. absolutely destroyed his audition for E.T. (Video)

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This kid is only 11, and I can’t look away from this performance

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  • p1ll

    he nailed it B)

  • Tiber_Septim

    looks real to me never mind an audition

  • Bill Whittle

    Okay, kid — you got the job. Now if only Spielberg had cast THE PHANTOM MENACE…

  • gclark

    And like most child stars, E.T would be his only good movie…. at least he did an amazing job in it.

    • Yeah

      Bullshit. Did you never see Suicide Kings?

    • dick

      Legends of the Fall and Gangs of New York.

  • moses

    Whatever…. I was a close second. I just forgot to wink.

  • D-Rock

    I was tearing up

  • Steven S.

    Awesome audition! Dam crazy kids!.. Great movie too. Just saw the 30th anniversary special one day release in theaters, was awesome to watch a 80's classic like that on the big screen! First movie I saw in a theater as a kid too..

  • Crazy

    Wait.. So there wasn't an alien? Damn, too believable!

    • 2Dogs

      I lol'ed!

  • tdr

    Wow …

  • Crippler

    Its his best friend.. You cant take him!!!
    O wait…just an audtion…

  • Randy

    SPOILER ALERT: Kid gets job.

  • golfn9

    Nice acting, lots of good memories.

  • http://euroranger.wordpress.com/ Euroranger

    Wow. Kid really got into that.

  • Max

    Jeez, that was amazing. And explain to my why Drew Barrymore is the big star and not Henry Thomas??

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  • robotking

    Little known fact: He submitted the same audition tape for "Gangs of New York"…

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  • SATXChiver

    I ran into him here in San Antonio. I had no idea who he was until someone told me. Nice guy and very humble.

  • Micks

    wow that was really good, he had me, for real

  • https://www.facebook.com/jack.terry Jack Terry

    That was just unreal good.

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