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 sound effects from the movie at the drive-in were taken directly from the original 1982 Atari 2600 video game Yars' Revenge
(1981). 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
Heinlein the Mouse
I would like... cheese... go... to... hell...
References The Maltese Falcon
This Boy Needs to Rock
by Jack Blades
and Brad Gillis
Performed by Night Ranger
Courtesy of Camel/MCA Records, Inc. See more