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Nukie (1988)

PG  |   |  Family, Sci-Fi  |  19 October 1988 (UK)
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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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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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Storyline

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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Family | Sci-Fi

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19 October 1988 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Nukie... In Search of America  »

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Nelson Mandela listed Nukie as one of his favorite films of 1988. See more »

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This movie will make you eat your own eyes out and be glad for the pain
17 October 2004 | by (California, US) – See all my reviews

The pain is the only thing that will distract you from the terminal suck of the movie. The plot line is like watching actors trying to break out of their usual roles of downs syndrome porn and the main character looks like a deep-fried shag carpet soaked in cheese made rancid manlove to ET's bastard cousin. It goes downhill from there. Wrought with so many plot holes I felt like my teeth were being jarred from their sockets just from the righteous fury, I felt the minutes this movie was bleeding from my life dripping out of my soul. I feel that if I look down I will see the tattered remains of the person I was before I saw this movie floating in a pool of my lost humanity.


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