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My Science Project (1985)

A high school student and his friend find a strange, orb-like piece of equipment to use as a science project, but must stop it when it begins to threaten mankind.

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Cast

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Michael Harlan
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Ellie Sawyer
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Vince Latello
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Sherman
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Detective Isadore Nulty
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Lew Harlan
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Dolores
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Bob Roberts
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Irene
Beau Dremann ...
Matusky
Pat Simmons ...
Crystal
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Jock #1
Vincent Barbour ...
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Jaime Alba ...
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Robert Beer ...
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Storyline

Michael and Ellie break into a military junkyard to find a science project for Michael's class, and discover a strange glowing orb which absorbs electricity. When the orb begins to blend past, present, and future, its up to Michael and Ellie to stop the orb and save mankind. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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We must not destroy the world. See more »


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9 August 1985 (USA)  »

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Mi proyecto científico  »

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Trivia

According to CINEFANTASTIQUE Magazine, alien puppets were made for the opening sequence, but were scrapped. See more »

Goofs

Vinnie is able to easily lift and carry a battery-block that appears to be the equivalent of 3 car batteries (obvious prop). See more »

Quotes

Bob Roberts: This thing is creating light and energy without heat, Michael!
Michael Harlan: How is that possible?
Bob Roberts: It's not possible! Not in this World, anyway.
Vince Latello: Whoa, what other World are we talking about?
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits are shown over still-photos from the film. A couple of the photos are from scenes not included in the film, or alternate takes of scenes used in the film. Also, three brief scenes filmed for the movie but not included in the final cut are shown. The credits end with Vince Latello's smiling mugshot from the film. See more »

Connections

References Easy Rider (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

My Mind's Made Up
Words and Music by Bob Held / Bill Heller
Performed by Steve Johnstad
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It's was fun then and is still fun today.
17 June 2011 | by (Puerto Rico) – See all my reviews

The first time I see it it was on the VHS decades and I was a teenage looking for excitement. Guess what? I got it with this movie. I love everything of this production. The character, the story and the FX. After watching this movie last night I realize that It have a lot of influence from the Ghostbusters movies.

The funny Characters, wonderfully play by the actors and the special effects. I have to say the Fx are incredible, even is 1985. Back in those days, a lot of the lightning, were make manually painted frame by frame and until this day they look awesome. If you like Ghostbusters you going to love this one.


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