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SpaceCamp (1986)

 -  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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Cast

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Max (as Leaf Phoenix)
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Barry Primus ...
Brennan
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Launch Director
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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 ...
NASA #2
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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An impossible mistake put them into space. The adventure of their lives will be getting back home. See more »


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6 June 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cap sur les étoiles  »

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$9,697,739 (USA)
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Trivia

The song that is playing in the car when Tate pulls up to the camp is "Forever Man" by Eric Clapton, which was released the previous year on his album 'Behind the Sun'. See more »

Goofs

After Jinx says "Bye Max" after liftoff, one of the control room staff states they're instituting the roll manoeuvre, however Jinx's view of the shuttle before this already showed the shuttle in the post-roll position. See more »

Quotes

Andie: Hideo Takamini... HIDEO TAKAMINI?
Kevin: Right here!
[holding up a stolen nametag]
Andie: Hideo Takamini?
Kevin: Well actually it's pronounced "Kevin Donaldson."
Andie: I don't have a "Donaldson."
Kevin: Well, you have one now.
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Don't Look Back
by Joseph Williams and Amy Sue Reichardt (as Amy La Television)
Off Backstreet Music/Beph Music/Unicity Music, Inc./amyzoomusic
Used by permission of Unicity Music, Inc.
Performed by Joseph Williams
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Harmless Fun
8 April 1999 | by (Bolton, England) – See all my reviews

It's Fun. It's as simple as that. The premise is not actually to far fetched. Who hasn't thought about going into space? And in this the kids get to do it. There are a few "you did it because you're a team" slushy American moments but otherwise it's a great harmless rainy day movie. 8/10


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