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Beyond the Stars (1989)

PG | | Sci-Fi, Drama | 31 March 1989 (USA)
This Sci-Fi Drama centers around the teen-age Eric, son of a computer scientist who worked for the Apollo mission which sent the first human to the moon. Eric, determined to become an ... See full summary »

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Eric Michaels
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Richard Michaels
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Laurie McCall
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Mara Simons
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Dr. Harry Bertram - the Whale Man
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Phil Clawson (as Don Davis)
William S. Taylor ...
Dr. Willis (as William Taylor)
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Anne Michaels
Terence Kelly ...
Al Fletcher (as Terrence Kelly)
Freda Perry ...
Cynthia Rogers
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Alex Stamas
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Hal Simon (as William Davis)
Ilena Cary ...
Ellie Keller
Robert Benedetti ...
Voice of NASA (voice) (as Bob Benedetti)
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This Sci-Fi Drama centers around the teen-age Eric, son of a computer scientist who worked for the Apollo mission which sent the first human to the moon. Eric, determined to become an astronaut himself one day, befriends Paul Andrews, the thirteenth man on the moon. Paul is avoided by other astronauts nowadays, because he was very rude and rebuffing when he returned from space. Only slowly Eric learns that Paul discovered something, during his excursion on the moon, that he keeps as a secret. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Goofs

An early scene shows Laurie driving Eric from Portland, Oregon, to Cedar Bay, Oregon. They cross a major waterway on a 3-lane suspension bridge. The only waterway that big near Portland is the Columbia River; if you cross it you are in Washington, and the only bridges are Interstate highway bridges with more than 3 lanes. (It's actually the Lions Gate Bridge in Vancouver.) See more »

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(Closing quote) "In honor of their heroic deeds and the sacrifices they made so that all of humanity might someday walk among the stars." See more »

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Referenced in Taken (2002) See more »

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Valentino
Performed by La Famiglia
Written by John Lombardo
Courtesy of Finger Songs, BMI
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Quite nice movie
12 June 1999 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is quite a nice movie about a boy getting to know an old austronaut(Matin Sheen) and getting closer to his father. Matin Sheen plays very good and so does Christian Slater. It never gets boring it's a movie you wanna watch on an saturday afternoon, The end is a bit stange however,,,and was kind of a disappointment. But see it!


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