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Spaced Invaders (1990)

Dimwitted Martians drop into a little Illinois town on the day that the local radio station happens to rebroadcast Orson Welles 1938 "War Of The Worlds".

Writers:

Patrick Read Johnson (screenplay), Scott Lawrence Alexander (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Douglas Barr ... Sam
Royal Dano ... Wrenchmuller
Ariana Richards ... Kathy
J.J. Anderson J.J. Anderson ... Brian (Duck)
Gregg Berger ... Klembecker
Wayne Alexander ... Vern
Fred Applegate ... Russell
Patrika Darbo ... Mrs. Vanderspool
Tonya Williams ... Ernestine (as Tonya Lee Williams)
Ryan Todd ... Sid Ghost
Barry O'Neill Barry O'Neill ... Clown Kid
Adam Hansley Adam Hansley ... Pig Kid
Casey Sander ... Radio Announcer
Rose Parenti Rose Parenti ... Old Wife
Glen Vernon ... Old Guy #1
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Storyline

When one saucer of an invasion force has engine trouble, it lands on Earth. It happens to be Halloween and it happens the invaders are only about 4 feet tall. As the bumbling aliens wander around the countryside they are taken to be children and they make friends with two children, one of whom is the daughter of the sheriff. As their troubles mount (it's difficult for five aliens to conquer a world) they begin to give up their plans of conquest, but then there is that nasty killer robot. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Earth Will Never Be The Same! See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Martians!!! See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,474,336, 29 April 1990

Gross USA:

$15,369,573

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,369,573
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Kathy says she expects to grow up to be 5'7" or 5'8". This prediction was close to real life. As actress Ariana Richards actually grew to be 5'6". See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie Giggywig has one badge on his collar, from the middle of the movie he has two badges. See more »

Quotes

[after Captain Bipto has been run down by a speeding pickup truck]
Mrs. Vanderspool: Allright children, look both ways before crossing the street.
Giggywig: If only Captain Bipto had known!
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Soundtracks

Polka Changed My Life Today
Music and Lyrics by Paul Lacques
Courtesy of Rotondi Records
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It rocked
28 January 2001 | by KATH860See all my reviews

Spaced Invaders rocked! It was an awesome underrated movie that very well should definitely have gotten much better ratings. I saw it when it was out in the movie theatres eleven years ago. I thought it was incredibly funny and still think that way today. I think they should have made action figures and a sequel of this great movie.


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