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Spaced Invaders (1990)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi  |  27 April 1990 (USA)
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Dimwitted Martians drop into a little Illinois town on the day that the local radio station happens to rebroadcast Orson Welles 1938 "War Of The Worlds".


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Cast overview, first billed only:
J.J. Anderson ...
Brian (Duck)
Gregg Berger ...
Wayne Alexander ...
Fred Applegate ...
Mrs. Vanderspool
Ryan Todd ...
Sid Ghost
Barry O'Neill ...
Clown Kid
Adam Hansley ...
Pig Kid
Radio Announcer
Rose Parenti ...
Old Wife
Glen Vernon ...
Old Guy #1


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They said outer space has intelligent life. They were wrong. See more »


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Release Date:

27 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Martians!!!  »

Box Office


$3,000,000 (estimated)


$15,369,573 (USA)

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24 September 2004 | by (Connecticut, USA) – See all my reviews

I've watched this movie so many times the video is worn out. It is a movie I can put on whenever I need a good laugh. The farmer is hilarious, the duck boy is too. It's an overall feel good movie. Even kids 12 and up can watch it without being inundated with sexual innuendos, violence and cursing. The TNT award at the end is the best... "well, you can just say your prayers." LOL Oh yea, and so are the two old guys and the old woman after the martians fly by them when they are crash-landing on earth - "okay, go get the bucket" It's great! I think kids under 10 might be frightened by the enforcer drone, maybe. I don't know though, with all the crap they see on TV on a regular basis, it might not be. So go out an rent it today! If you have Blockbuster Rewards(TM) program, you can use one of your free rentals and you'll enjoy.

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