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Pet Shop (1994)

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Kids' film about a couple of aliens who come to earth and open up a pet shop in an attempt to try and eat some of earth's children for dinner.

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Mike
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Mrs. Zimm
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Cody Burger ...
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Leondardo Vincent Surdo ...
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Nino Surdo ...
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Tony Marino (as John La Motta)
Alfred Dennis ...
Barney
Marcella Avila ...
Gwen
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Kids' film about a couple of aliens who come to earth and open up a pet shop in an attempt to try and eat some of earth's children for dinner.

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Bichinhos de Estimação  »

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Film was also bumped from January and February 1995 release dates. See more »

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Circus from the Past
Written and Performed by Pino Donaggio
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Harmless but awful SF/comedy
27 December 1998 | by (Washington DC) – See all my reviews

Pretty, um, unique - a sci-fi comedy for little kids? Definitely trying for a Spielberg-type E.T./Goonies feel, but it's all just too cheap and silly to convince; c'mon, child-snatching villains from outer space whose earthly disguise is Nashville-style cowboy suits and "Western" accents? Other special effects are even cheesier. The kids try hard but are locked into playing "types". The whole budget was probably spent on building robots to animate the five different alien pets, which work fairly well and are cute as heck (one of them looks more like a "Furby" toy than Gizmo the Gremlin does!) --Overall harmless, but pretty awful...


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