A group of tenants in an apartment block are being forced to move out so that it can be demolished. The tenants are reluctant to move, so the developers hire a local gang to 'persuade' them to leave. Fortunately, visiting alien mechanical life-forms come to town. When they befriend the tenants, the aliens use their extraterrestrial abilities to defeat the developers. Written by
Five ordinary people needed a miracle. Then one night, Faye Riley left the window open.
Did You Know?
Jessica Tandy was not considered for an Oscar nomination for her performance as Faye Riley, due to Tandy's realistic portrayal of a elderly woman suffering from dementia. See more
When Carlos is in the cellar, he swings an ax at a glass panel in the door, making one large white crack. In the next shot there are two white cracks in the glass. The cracks change between shots as well. See more
[to Construction Worker
You wanna sleep over? Why don't you call your mommy and tell her where you'll be.
Um, no thanks, Mrs. Riley, I can't tonight.
Hey Bobby, wanna go out and play?
During the opening credits, pictures of young Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy are shown. This includes their actual wedding photo, since the actors (who often play a married couple on stage or in the movies) were married for decades. See more
References The Fly
LET'S HAVE ANOTHER CUP OF COFFEE
by Irving Berlin
Performed by Jessica Tandy
and Hume Cronyn See more