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 escapes from the cellar after throwing Harry down the stairs, he tries the door to the main entrance which is locked. In the same scene, Harry beats Carlos up and throws him out of the door, however, Harry opens the door without ever using a key to unlock it. See more
[a construction worker is driving a demolition machine towards the cafe
Hey! You ever hear of private property?
Just coming for a hamburger, Pop.
Hah! You got alotta nerve. Get your food somewheres else.
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 Wizard of Oz
LET'S HAVE ANOTHER CUP OF COFFEE
by Irving Berlin
Performed by Jessica Tandy
and Hume Cronyn See more