Nukie (1987)

PG  |   |  Family, Sci-Fi  |  1 July 1987 (South Africa)
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An alien called Nukie searches for his brother Miko, who has been captured by the U.S. government.


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Ronald France ...
The Corporal
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Sipho Mlangeni ...
Bewan Windell ...
David Fox ...
Sara Braunstein ...
Sam Ntsinyi ...
Jabulile Phakane ...
Fats Dibeco ...
Mpefu (as Fats Dibeko)
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Dr. Barbara Rhinestone
Carin C. Tietze ...
Pamela Carter
Lester C. Muller ...
Dr. Norman Glynn
Marcel Schneider ...
Officer Connally


Two aliens, Nukie and Miko, crash-land on different parts of the Earth. Miko is quickly captured by an American space agency, while Nukie, who has landed in the middle of the African savannah, wanders about until he befriends two young children. Will Miko survive the scientists' experiements? Will Nukie ever be reunited with his space-travelling companion? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <>

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A magical space adventure


Family | Sci-Fi


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1 July 1987 (South Africa)  »

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Nukie... In Search of America  »

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Was scheduled for production in 1988. See more »


Miko: Nuukieeee!Nuukieeee!Nuukieeee!Nuukkkieeee!Nuukieeee!
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This is the worst movie I've ever seen
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Here's what I can say: this movie is SO BAD. NEVER UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES SEE THIS MOVIE. I try to see all the bad movies I can, and this tops them all. It's not even funny to mock, it's just that bad. It's a test of patience. Even if you think you wanna see this movie, you really don't. I'll leave you with a bit of the wit from this movie; while the scientists are taking miko's pulse with the x-ray machine, they still don't know whether he's an animal, mineral, or vegetable. Go back over that last sentence again. Yes. That actually does happen in the movie. Honestly, when I finally finished this movie I felt like dying(it took me a while because I watched about the first half hour and needed to stop on account of the utter idiocy of this movie). It is terrible. I can't stress that enough. And now I speak directly to the people who like watching bad movies: I know you've seen movie that people have told you not to see, but skip this one. It hurts to watch.

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