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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
J.J. Anderson ...
Brian (Duck)
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


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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Release Date:

27 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Martians!!!  »

Box Office


$3,000,000 (estimated)


$15,369,573 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


There was a notion to cast DeForest Kelley as Wrenchmuller. See more »


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 »


Dr. Ziplock: Do something, you're the pilot!
Blaznee: How about if I eject?
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Polka Changed My Life Today
Music and Lyrics by Paul Lacques
Courtesy of Rotondi Records
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18 September 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Stupid? Yes.

Laughable? Yes, again.

Fun? Definitely!

This movie accomplishes it's primary goal: entertain and have fun. That's all a good movie need do.

Worth a rent, at least one time.

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