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>
You don't need a driver's license to reach the stars.
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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
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
[to Steve Jackson, a school bully
Elephantitis is when something gets bloated and ugly like your ASS.
References The Maltese Falcon
"LESS THAN PERFECT"
by Gene Stashuk
and Michael Becker
Courtesy of Red 7
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. See more