Ben Crandall, an alien-obsessed kid, dreams one night of a circuit board. Drawing out the circuit, he and his friends Wolfgang and Darren set it up, and discover they have been given the basis for a starship. Setting off in the ThunderRoad, as they name their ship, they find the aliens Ben hopes they would find... but are they what they seem? Written by
Liz Jordan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The adventure begins in your own back yard.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG for some mild language and action, and a brief scene involving beer
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Did You Know?
As the boys look through the junkyard for the pieces for their ship, Rosebud (the sled from Citizen Kane
(1941)) can be seen sitting at the top of a pile. See more
When Darren puts the headphones on Wak's head, he puts them on the side of his eyes. His ears are much lower on his head. See more
Look, I know I must look weird to you but how do you think you look to me? Listen, I watched four episodes of "Lassie" before I figured out why the little hairy kid never spoke. I mean, he rolled over, sure, he did that fine but, I don't think he deserved a series for that.
Referenced in Men in Black
This Boy Needs to Rock
by Jack Blades
and Brad Gillis
Performed by Night Ranger
Courtesy of Camel/MCA Records, Inc. See more