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 <email@example.com>
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?
At one point, the boys are watching at the Drive-In a movie featuring a spacefaring hero named Starkiller. George Lucas
originally intended the lead character of his movie Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
(1977) to be called Luke Starkiller until he changed it to Skywalker at the last minute. See more
When Ben and Darren walk over to Wolfgang's house, Ben is wearing brown corduroy pants. Then when they go down to the basement, he's wearing blue jeans for a few shots. And then he's back to wearing his brown corduroys for the rest of the scene. See more
Its a brand new car!
The Rolls Canardly... Rolls down one hill CanArdly get up the next!
References The Beverly Hillbillies
Less Than Perfect
by Gene Stashuk
and Michael Becker
Courtesy of Red 7
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. See more