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Enemy Mine (1985)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  20 December 1985 (USA)
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A soldier from Earth crash-lands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together ... See full summary »

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A soldier from Earth crash-lands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds himself caring for his enemy in a completely unexpected way. Written by Dan Hartung <dhartung@mcs.com>

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Enemies because they were taught to be. Allies because they had to be. Brothers because they dared to be. See more »


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20 December 1985 (USA)  »

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Enemigo mío  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$4,271,684 (USA)
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To make a corridor look longer than it actually was, the crew created an optical illusion by putting a mirror in a 45° angle at the end of it. At the Bavaria Filmstudios, where the movie has been filmed, you can still take a guided tour around the set. The effect with the mirror was so good that one day a tour guide ran into the glass and broke it. See more »

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When the Drac is sitting by the camp fire reading from his book, we see the open book for a few seconds. The page on the right is the same page as the left just upside down. See more »

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[opening narration]
Davidge: By late in the 21st century, the nations of the Earth were finally at peace, working together to explore and colonize the distant reaches of space. Unfortunately, we weren't alone out there. A race of non-human aliens called the Dracs were claiming squatters' rights to some of the richest star systems in the galaxy. Well, they weren't going to get it
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Davidge: without a fight. Space was the new battleground. For many of us, Earth became a precious memory, light-years away. Our ...
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One of my childhood favourites.....
24 November 2001 | by (Sherwood Park, Canada) – See all my reviews

I first saw this movie back around 1988 when I was very young and I still remember that. It was on television and I was amazed at the scenery, creatures, and story!!!! I loved this movie so much that I saw it again and again. I later forgot about it untill about 3 years ago when I saw it for sale and bought it. The movie still amazed me and was still awsome!!!! I figured and learned some more things out since I am older and that made the movie even better! I like how to survive they had to learn to be friends and get along with each other which I thought was very nice. It's honestly a very simple, direct message in the movie, for us to survive and do well in life we must try to get along with one another and help each other out. We are always fighting wars and hurting one another, we truly have to stop that. I also figured out what the "mine" was all about ha ha. The dracs were being used as slaves at the end you find out in a mine. When I was young I had absolute no idea what the title meant. But all in all it was an awsome movie and will still go on as being one of my favourite movies. Yes the 80's had some of the best movies this world has ever known!


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