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Spaced Invaders (1990)

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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Brian (Duck)
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Klembecker
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Ernestine (as Tonya Lee Williams)
Ryan Todd ...
Sid Ghost
Barry O'Neill ...
Clown Kid
Adam Hansley ...
Pig Kid
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Radio Announcer
Rose Parenti ...
Old Wife
Glen Vernon ...
Old Guy #1
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Storyline

When one saucer of an invasion force has engine trouble, it lands on Earth. It happens to be Halloween and it happens the invaders are only about 4 feet tall. As the bumbling aliens wander around the countryside they are taken to be children and they make friends with two children, one of whom is the daughter of the sheriff. As their troubles mount (it's difficult for five aliens to conquer a world) they begin to give up their plans of conquest, but then there is that nasty killer robot. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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


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27 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Martians!!!  »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$15,369,573
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Trivia

Kathy introduces her three 'cousins' as "Clutch", "Spinner" and "Paddlefoot"; these are the names of the main characters of the cult classic cartoon "Clutch Cargo". See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie Giggywig has one badge on his collar, from the middle of the movie he has two badges. See more »

Quotes

Blaznee: [singing] Oh give me a home / Where the asteroids roam
BlazneeCaptain BiptoDr. Ziplock: And the gleebs and the buzzy mugs play / Where gravity's low / And the water is snow / And the desert winds blow you away / Mars, Mars is my home / Where everyone's short just like me / I wish I was where / There is not so much air / And two moons to shine down upon me.
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Connections

Spoofs Star Trek (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Detail Man
Music and Lyrics by Paul Lacques and Richard Lawrence
Courtesy of Rom Records
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A hilarious spoof of the the War of the Worlds genre
24 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

This movie is not for everyone. You're either bright enough to get "it" or you're not. Fans of sci-fi films who don't take themselves too seriously definitely will enjoy this movie. I recommend this movie for those who can appreciate spoofs and parodies. Everyone I've recommended this film to has enjoyed it. If you enjoy Monty Python or Mel Brooks films, you'll probably enjoy this one. The voice characterizations are done in a tongue-in-cheek manner and the one-liners fly fast and furious.


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