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SpaceCamp (1986)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi  |  6 June 1986 (USA)
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The young attendees of a space camp find themselves in space for real when their shuttle is accidently launched into orbit.

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Brennan
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Banning
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Gardener (as T. Scott Coffey)
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NASA #1 (as Daryl Roach)
Peter Scranton ...
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Hollye Rebecca Suggs ...
Young Andie
Terry White ...
NASA #3
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Storyline

American kids go to a space camp during the summer holidays. They learn how to operate the Space Shuttle. A team consisting of a guy who just entered to meet girls, a wanna be astronaut and an instructor who wanted to go on a mission instead of teaching can sit in the Shuttle while testing the engines. Then they're launched by mistake ... Written by Ivo Kroone <ab2693@triton.heao.hsa.nl>

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6 June 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cap sur les étoiles  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$9,697,739 (USA)
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Trivia

The interior of the Space Shuttle Atlantis was filmed in the Atlantis simulator at the real Space Camp. See more »

Goofs

While they are in space, weightlessness only seems to affect their bodies, and Tish's jewelry, but not their hair which remains hanging as if gravity is still in effect. See more »

Quotes

Commander Zach Burkstroom: You want space camp?
Kevin: No. My father wants space camp, but I want my head examined. But it was worth it for the car, don't you think?
Commander Zach Burkstroom: Yeah well, let's hope so.
Kevin: Yeah.
Commander Zach Burkstroom: Yeah. By the way, would you get your ass OUT of my parking spot?
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References Saturday Night Live (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Forever Man
by Jerry Williams
Blackwood Music/Urge Music
Performed by Eric Clapton
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Childhood favorite
5 April 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I've watched this more times than I can count, and my family has owned it since before I can remember. I like this movie for that reason, also it was the first step towards movies like Apollo 13. Isn't it funny all the future stars that are in this movie? Kelly Preston, Lea Thompsan (well, she did already have Back 2 the future) Tate Donovan, Joaquin Phoenix....


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