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D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)

PG  |   |  Family, Sci-Fi  |  14 June 1985 (USA)
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Joyce Richardson
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Dr. Ellen Lamb
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Elaine Fox
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Dr. Jeffrey Stewart
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General Graycliffe
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Howie Fox
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Mr. Nesbitt
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Turtle Fox
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Sherie Lee Fox
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Mr. Bergen (as Ed L. Grady)
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Mrs. Bergen
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Dr. Mulligan
Charlie Gudger ...
Basketball Kid #1
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A young boy is found wandering without any memory of who he is. A family takes him in and begin to look for clues to help him find his way home. In the meantime, they notice that the boy seems to have certain special abilities, not usually found in kids his age, or even fully-grown adults. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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D.A.R.Y.L. - A múlt nélküli fiú  »

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The scenes with all of the computers at the military base were filmed in the backstage computer rooms at Walt Disney World's EPCOT Center. See more »

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During the police chase on the tollway DARYL is driving on the wrong side of the tollway while the police are chasing alongside on the correct side of the highway. While DARYL is driving into oncoming traffic he decides to get off the tollway. On the police radio one of the policemen is heard saying that he (DARYL) is taking an off-ramp. Actually, since DARYL is driving into oncoming traffic he would be taking an on-ramp going the wrong way. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Ellen Lamb: General, a machine becomes human when you can't tell the difference anymore.
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Somewhere I Belong
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Dean Pitchford
Performed by Teddy Pendergrass
Produced by Nile Rodgers
Available on Elektra/Asylum Records & Tapes
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An ideal choice for the whole family.
9 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

Yes, it is a movie divided into two uneven parts. Yes, the first part is more likable and low-key, while the second one goes for a few too many action scenes (although it does have some thrilling moments). But overall, the movie handles a difficult subject with a touching simplicity (and NOT simple-mindedness), is collectively well-acted, and good fun all around. (***)


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