A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) trying to escape from NASA is befriended by a wheelchair-bound boy.

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Cast

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Janet Cruise
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Michael Cruise
Tina Caspary ...
Courtney (as Katrina Caspary)
Lauren Stanley ...
Debbie
Jade Calegory ...
Eric Cruise
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Mitford
Martin West ...
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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A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) trying to escape from NASA is befriended by a wheelchair-bound boy.

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Eric's new in the neighborhood. Mac's new on the planet. See more »


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12 August 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mi amigo Mac  »

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$6,424,112 (USA)
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The scenes of Mac running from the backyard into the hills were filmed in Hacienda Heights, California. See more »

Goofs

When Debbie is putting Mac (in a teddy suit) into the back of the car, the window changes from halfway up to fully rolled up. See more »

Quotes

Debbie: [yelling to Eric after he falls off a cliff in his wheelchair] Swim to the side Eric! Swim!
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References Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

You're Not a Stranger Anymore (Theme from
Mac and Me")"
Performed by Jara Lane
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The all time stupidest movie...
3 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

.....in the history of all time stupid movies.

I watched this with some close friends, back in the summer of 1989 when it first came out on video. Out of deference to the young children who were were seated on the carpeted floor watching the film (and actually enjoying it), we adults stifled our laughter, and wiped our tears as quietly as we knew how.

Mac and Me was just plain dumb. Beyond dumb. Beyond the valley of the SHADOW of dumb. What a dog of a movie.

What really got me, aside from the McDonald's dance scene, was the overt commercial advertising. McDonald's, of course. I understand how a hack-company like McDonalds would be willing to tie themselves to such a stupid project.

But Coca COLA?

Coca Cola should be ashamed of themselves for plugging their sugar water so shamelessly. (In case you don't remember, Coke was featured throughout the film, and in the end it was the magical cure for whatever was ailing the goofy aliens.)

Good gosh. I can't believe I just wasted 60 seconds of my life posting a review of Mac and Me. (Shakes head sadly)


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