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Flight of the Navigator (1986)

In 1978, a boy is moved 8 years into the future and has an adventure with the alien ship that is responsible for that.

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Max (voice) (as Paul Mall)
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Albie Whitaker ...
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Jonathan Sanger ...
Iris Acker ...
Mrs. Howard
Richard Liberty ...
Mr. Howard
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Detective Banks
Cynthia Caquelin ...
Woman Officer
Ted Bartsch ...
Night Guard Brayton
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Storyline

A 12-year-old boy goes missing in 1978, only to reappear once more in 1986. In the eight years that have passed, he hasn't aged. It is no coincidence that at the time he "comes back", a flying saucer is found, entangled in power lines. Written by Rob Hartill

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Er kam 8 Jahre zu spät zum Abendessen - und er hatte eine phantastische Ausrede... (He came 8 years too late for dinner - and he had a fantastic excuse...) See more »


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30 July 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El vuelo del navegante  »

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

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$18,564,613 (USA)
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The ship used in the movie used to be in a boneyard at the Disney Studios Theme Park at Walt Disney World in Florida where it was an exhibit on the "Backlot Tour". See more »

Goofs

When Dave, MAX, and the Puckmarin listen to the Beach Boys and move to the music, the strings used to control the Puckmarin are visible. See more »

Quotes

Max: Hey, blimpo... too many Twinkies.
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Referenced in Galaxy Quest (1999) See more »

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Walk While In My Blues
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Performed by Steve Tyrell
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My favourite childhood movie
15 July 2006 | by (Toronto, Ontario) – See all my reviews

This film stands out as my favourite childhood movie. I have searched my brain for the name of it for years, even as I remembered full scenes, extremely detailed. I just couldn't remember the name of the film. I started renting anything I recognized from when I was young - and ended up watching some great films (although most were slower than I remembered them to be). But, finally, I found this, my favourite film, and I have to say it is just as exciting and cool and exciting as I remembered (keep in mind, even as a young person, I had a keen eye for excellence in film :) ). I recommend this film completely.

Enjoy it!


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