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Shy seventh-grader Spencer Griffith's life changes when a meteor falls into a local junkyard and he finds a Cybersuit - an exoskeleton with AI from another galaxy. Spencer puts on the ... See full summary »

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Stacey Griffith
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Shy seventh-grader Spencer Griffith's life changes when a meteor falls into a local junkyard and he finds a Cybersuit - an exoskeleton with AI from another galaxy. Spencer puts on the Cybersuit and becomes a different kind of person. Written by Anonymous

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You know what they say, if the cyborsuit fits, go kick some alien butt!


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Rated PG for fantasy combat violence and language | See all certifications »

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16 January 1998 (USA)  »

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The Warrior of Waverly Street  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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£79,008 (UK) (22 May 1998)

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$7,015,240 (USA) (20 March 1998)
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The science class's pet tarantula is named "Leo G.," a reference to Leo G. Carroll, who played Professor Gerald Deemer in Tarantula (1955). Furthermore, the school is called Waverly Street Elementary School. Carroll played Alexander Waverly in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964). See more »

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At the end of the movie when Spencer pulls up in his father's car, you can clearly see a man and a boom mic moving around in the back window reflection. See more »

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Spencer Griffith: [wondering how he can eat a burger whilst trapped in the Cyborsuit] How am I supposed to eat this thing?
Cyborsuit: Insert nourishment into food processing cepticle.
Spencer Griffith: Here it goes.
Cyborsuit: [processes burger into compact size] Stand by to receive nourishment.
Spencer Griffith: I'm supposed to eat that?
Spencer Griffith: [feeling disgusted] What is this?
Cyborsuit: One synthesized nebular burger. All non-essential compounds have been filtered out.
Spencer Griffith: I'm eating a Cyborsuit turd.
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All I can say is that the kids got as kick out of this one.
6 January 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Following along the same lines of NEVER ENDING STORY where boy gets bullied at school, has a dysfunctional family and finds the meaning of his existence through some kind of adventure. This time through an Alien robot that happens to land on Earth. Our boy enters the Robot and takes control as they create chaos and save the world from doomsday.


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