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Mac and Me (1988)

An alien trying to escape from NASA is befriended by a wheelchair-bound boy.

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Janet Cruise
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Michael Cruise
Tina Caspary ...
Courtney (as Katrina Caspary)
Lauren Stanley ...
Debbie
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Eric Cruise
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Mitford
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Wickett
Ivan J. Rado ...
Zimmerman
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Jack Jr
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Linda
Jack Eiseman ...
Splatter Car Driver
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Scientist
Richard Bravo ...
Mover #1
Gary Brockette ...
Doctor #2
Sherri Stone Butler ...
Checkout Girl
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An alien trying to escape from NASA is befriended by a wheelchair-bound boy.

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Out of this world and into your heart. See more »


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12 August 1988 (USA)  »

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Mi amigo Mac  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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$6,424,112 (USA)
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Trivia

The McDonalds scenes were all shot in City of Industry, CA, just outside Los Angeles. The set was an actual McDonalds built specifically for crew member training and filming television commercials. Everything inside worked, but it never served a real customer. When it wasn't being used, it was locked up behind a chain link fence. From its construction to the day it was torn down, it was never open to the public. See more »

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Michael's older, stronger, much larger stunt double pulls Eric and his wheelchair into the moving van. See more »

Quotes

Eric Cruise: Hey, look at all the cars! Pretty nice...
Janet Cruise: Pretty nice.
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Connections

Referenced in Robot Chicken: 1987 (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

You Knew What You Were Doing (Every Inch Of The Way)
Performed by Marcella Detroit (as Marcy Levy)
Written by Marcella Detroit (as Marcy Levy) and Jeff Barry
Produced by Jeff Barry and Brooks Arthur
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some things to think about.
10 February 2000 | by (Boston) – See all my reviews

1. One of the lead characters spends the entire film in a MacDonald's uniform (and looks pretty good in it I might add).

2. There is an extended song and dance sequence, that gets way out of hand, taking place inside and outside. . . MacDonald's.

3. There is an extended cameo by Ronald. . . MacDonald.

4. The Alien and the movie is called. . .MAC.

5. The Aliens are saved by drinking Coca Cola.

6. This movie stinks.

7. This film fall under the "barely legal ripoff" category for its shameless mirroring of ET.

7. This movie might be fun if you make a drinking game out of it. Have a sip (of soda of course) every time you see blatant product placement. Unfortunately, you'll need a trip to the ER by the end of the movie (from the sugar in the soda).


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