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?
The building that housed Hume Cronyn
's lunch counter was a unique old building that was the only one on the block. Twenty-five years earlier it was used for the Judy Holliday
musical Bells Are Ringing
(1960) with the block in the same condition. See more
When Carlos throws Frank Riley out his café and starts smashing it up, Frank gets up from the floor, then runs to the café window to look inside. You can see a boom mic reflected in the window. See more
[to the robotic things
Welcome to America!
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
Referenced in Take Me Home Tonight
LET'S HAVE ANOTHER CUP OF COFFEE
by Irving Berlin
Performed by Jessica Tandy
and Hume Cronyn See more