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
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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?
When the helicopter pilot looks at the newspaper, one of the headlines says "Kingston Falls 'Riot' Still Unexplained". Kingston Falls was the town where the events in Gremlins
(1984) (also directed by Joe Dante
), took place. See more
At 07:16 on the DVD, "2517 Davana County School District" is written on the side of the school bus, but at 49:58, the sheriff's helicopter lands by a sign reading "Davanna County" and at 50:51, deputy Gordon reads a copy of the "Davanna County Gazette". See more
She was a good ship.
Features This Island Earth
This Boy Needs to Rock
by Jack Blades
and Brad Gillis
Performed by Night Ranger
Courtesy of Camel/MCA Records, Inc. See more