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D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)

PG | | Family, Sci-Fi | 14 June 1985 (USA)
A seemingly normal young boy turns out to be a top secret military-created robot with superhuman abilities.

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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
Ron Frazier ...
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)
Tucker McGuire ...
Mrs. Bergen
Richard Hammatt ...
Dr. Mulligan
Charlie Gudger ...
Basketball Kid #1
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Storyline

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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He can fly a jet, race a car and outsmart a computer. The government created him and now they want him destroyed. See more »

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Family | Sci-Fi

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D.A.R.Y.L. - A múlt nélküli fiú  »

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Daryl's number on the Mohawks Little League baseball team is 7 and Turtle's is 3. See more »

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At the beginning of the film, the 4-door, blue Chevy Nova Dr. Mulligan is driving (00:44 to 01:07) turns into a 2-door, gray Oldsmobile Cutlass (01:23 to 01:31), and back into a Nova (01:31 to 02:33). See more »

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Daryl: Doctor, What am I?
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Referenced in Men in Black (1997) See more »

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Isn't It Romantic
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Fun and Enjoyable Family Movie
26 November 2003 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I like this movie. It is exactly the type of movie that often makes me so irritated with the critics. I know that it is not a great movie and it doesn't pretend to be. But it is just the type of movie I enjoy watching after a difficult day at work. DARYL and his family and his neighbors are nice decent people. The villains are properly villainous. They humor is light and fun. (I especially like the part where DARYL's mom is telling her friend about all the things DARYL does, like make his bed and iron his cloths.) The ending is wonderful and hilarious.

If you haven't seen it please do. It is fun and enjoyable and it is an excellent family movie.


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