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Nukie (1988)

 -  Family | Sci-Fi  -  19 October 1988 (UK)
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Two alien brothers crash their ship in the U.S. They get separated, and one searches the country for the other one.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sister Anne
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Dr. Eric Harvey
Ronald France ...
The Corporal
Siphiwe Mlangeni ...
Tiko
Sipho Mlangeni ...
Toki
Bewan Windell ...
Nukie
David Fox ...
Nukie
Sara Braunstein ...
Miko
Sam Ntsinyi ...
Sangoma
Jabulile Phakane ...
Dube
Fats Dibeco ...
Mpefu (as Fats Dibeko)
Reed Evans ...
Dr. Barbara Rhinestone
Carin C. Tietze ...
Pamela Carter
Lester C. Muller ...
Dr. Glynn
Marcel Schneider ...
Connally
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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 <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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A magical space adventure

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Nukie... In Search of America  »

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Was scheduled for production in 1988. See more »

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Charlie the Chimpanzee: How do you like my shirt?
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This Film is an Assault upon the Senses and an Affront to All that is Holy
21 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Nukie" is a celluloid cesspool. Forget about insulting its audience, I feel like I've insulted myself by forcing myself to watch the entire movie. I can't even relay the plot because I lost track 1/3 of the way through. It is an utter failure in every measurable way. I've seen a lot of crap films, but there is nothing I've seen that tops this.

Nukie is ugly. He has snot dripping from his nose. He befriends a talking chimpanzee. He meets the chimp's "cousin," a talking baboon. He can metamorphose into a ball of light. The special effects were surpassed in movies made thirty years earlier.

Thank god "Nukie" was a failure, or else we might have had to endure Nukie lunchboxes or a Nukie TV show. Even worse, a shrieking Nukie plush toy – "MMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIKKKKOOOOOOOOOOOO!." Oh my god I need a drink, now.


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