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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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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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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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Miko: Nukie, I am prisoner of America!
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Nukie looks like ET...if he were made of poo
30 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Firstly, Nukie looks like ET if he were made of poo. Plus, on the back of the VHS box is a picture of a Tiger. Nowhere in the entire movie is a tiger. I felt cheated! Honestly, I was caught off guard by how AWFUL this movie is. I'm also caught off guard as to how many reviews IMDb has for for NUKIE.

In regards to movies, I'll watch ANYTHING. I'm actually fond of little know releases. I found Nukie for $1.75 NEW in a Mexican grocery store. How on earth was this movie made? I'm pretty sure it will never be released on DVD. The budget wasn't big but you can tell some money was spent. I'm sure they expected this to be a hit at the theater ( they even trademarked the name Nukie! ). Also, why didn't this movie make the "worst of" lists? It's WORSE than Soultaker and Troll 2. Why was this movie even made? Who funded this? Why!?!?


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