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Remote Control (1988)

 -  Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi  -  7 April 1988 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cosmo
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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
Deborah Downey ...
Eva
Will Nye ...
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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As close to home as your VCR. See more »


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7 April 1988 (USA)  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Jeff Lieberman cast all Asians as the aliens as a tribute to Japanese science fiction movies from the 1950's and 1960's. See more »

Connections

References The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981) See more »

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Body Beat
Written by Wells Christie
Published by Tyrell-Mann Music Corp.
Performed by Wells Christie
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VHS obsessed
28 April 1999 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I like this film alot. It is quite like Videodrome in that the whole movie is obsessed with itself and also obsessed with video formats and makes references to the video revolution of the 1980's.


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