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?
There are numerous references to Looney Tunes cartoons throughout. When the boys create the sphere in Wolfgang's basement and it goes crashing out a window, the imprint in the glass looks suspiciously like Bugs Bunny's head. Also, Wak's first words to Ben and Darren are "What's up Doc?". See more
When the spaceship "Thunder Road" crashes through a building, it is supposed to be encased in an impenetrable force field. Yet debris and rubble is shown directly on the surface of the ship. See more
[watching the movie "Starkiller"
Explosions in space? It's impossible.
What do you mean? You can hardly see the strings.
References What's Up Doc?
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