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?
The film was never finished, and was released as a work in progress when the studio decided to move up the release date and release the film as it was, telling director Joe Dante
that he was finished and they were going to go ahead and release what he had at that point. See more
During the hill scene, Wolfgang creates 2 holes in the ground. One leading downward while the other ends going up exploding a large hole near Darren and Ben. At the end of the film they are back at the same hill and there is no sign of the hole near the tree trunk Wolgang came out of. See more
Bloodshed is my life.
References Tarzan the Ape Man
All Around the World
by Robert 'Bumps' Blackwell
(as R. Blackwell) and Monica Millet (as M. Millet)
Performed by Little Richard
Courtesy of Speciality Records, Inc. See more