Tuck Pendleton is a cocky pilot, who is taking part in a miniaturization experiment. When some bad guys break into the lab to steal the technology, one of the scientists takes a syringe which contains the miniaturized Tuck and vessel. Now in the vessel is part of the material needed to restore him. But the other part which is the lab is stolen. The scientist's shot but before dying he injects Tuck into Jack Putter, a hypochondriac, who feels that something is wrong with him all the time. When Tuck links himself to Jack's systems, he discovers that something happened. So they go back to the lab, and discover what happened. Now they are told that unless they retrieve the material that was stolen they won't be able to restore Tuck before his oxygen is depleted. Now the government rep decides that the only thing that matters that as long as they have the other half of the material, it is useless to the thieves. So Tuck eggs Jack to go out and find the thieves. They enlist the aid of ... Written by
Inside Jack Putter there's a hero trying to get out.
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Did You Know?
Dick Miller, who plays the cab driver near the beginning of the film, is a favorite actor of director Joe Dante. They worked together in several other films including Gremlins and Small Soldiers. See more
When the pod falls into the stomach, Mr. Igoe is right on top of it, drilling into the air tanks. However, when the pod hits bottom and you see a closeup of it, Igoe is nowhere to be seen. See more
Lt. Tuck Pendleton
We're gonna drink this one to Ozzie. A good man who tried to save my ass by injecting me into yours.
TWISTIN' THE NIGHT AWAY
Written and Performed by Sam Cooke
Published by ABKCO MUSIC, INC.
Courtesy of RCA RECORDS See more