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Remote Control (1988)

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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Belinda Watson
Christopher Wynne ...
Georgie
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Victor
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Kaaren Lee ...
Patricia
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Bill Denver
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Alan Bard
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Milo
Marilyn Adams ...
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Dick Warlock ...
Mr. James (as Richard Warlock)
Ann Walker ...
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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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Jeff Lieberman's first VCR can be seen in the movie. See more »

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References Summer Rental (1985) 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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it's one of my best movies
24 October 1998 | by (cyprus) – See all my reviews

It's one of the strangest movies I have seen and that's what's great about it


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