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Belinda Watson
Christopher Wynne ...
Georgie
Frank Beddor ...
Victor
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Kaaren Lee ...
Patricia
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Bill Denver
Jamie McEnnan ...
Matthew (as Jaime McEnnan)
Jerold Pearson ...
Alan Bard
Jennifer Buchanan ...
Julia Bard
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Eva
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Milo
Marilyn Adams ...
Neighbor #1
Dick Warlock ...
Mr. James (as Richard Warlock)
Ann Walker ...
Mrs. James
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A video store clerk stumbles onto an alien plot to take over earth by brainwashing people with a bad '50s science fiction movie. He and his friends race to stop the aliens before the tapes can be distributed world-wide. Written by Andy Bogursky <bogursky@erols.com>

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7 April 1988 (USA)  »

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Controle Remoto  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Jamie McEnnan was cast because of his remarkable resemblance to Jeff Lieberman when Lieberman was eight years old. See more »

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References Pretty in Pink (1986) See more »

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Traded Love for Money
Written by Barry Coffing
Published by Tyrell-Mann Music Corp.
Performed by Barry Coffing
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28 August 2005 | by (italy(dutch)) – See all my reviews

I watched this film because I love Jennifer Tilly but how could I have done such a mistake!It's even unthinkable that this movie is from '87.The script could have been set down better but it could be overseen if we aren't too pretentious.But what I can't forgive is the incredible bad acting performance what could have been a bit better(in my opinion)if the directing qualities were more professional.Anyway this was not the spot I suppose.They just wanted to give a popular sci-fi teen movie that fitted fine in that years.IF you want watch it if you're curious, eventually I did the same but if you avoid it it's better.


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