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Star Kid (1997)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Sci-Fi, Family  |  16 January 1998 (USA)
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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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Cast

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Roland Griffith
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Janet Holloway, Science Teacher
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Cyborsuit
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Manfred 'Turbo' Bruntley
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Broodwarrior
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Stacey Griffith
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Hank Bruntley
Arthur Burghardt ...
Cyborsuit (voice)
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Kevin, Stacey's Boyfriend
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Michelle Eberhardt
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Nadia
Yumi Adachi ...
Mika
Alissa Ann Smego ...
Burgerworld Girl
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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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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£79,008 (UK) (22 May 1998)

Gross:

£774,247 (UK) (10 July 1998)
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Trivia

After the movie's cinematic debut, Joseph Mazzello was asked in a magazine interview how he liked the role, with the interviewer assuming playing a kid in an exo-suit must have been exciting. Joseph replied it wasn't very much fun, since a stuntman did all of the exterior shots of the Cyborsuit and all he got to do for the reaction shots was sit on a stool in front of a screen. See more »

Goofs

When Spencer tells a joke to the robot, he says, "What do you call a cow with no feet? Ground beef." Which makes no sense. But later when the robot repeats part of the joke back to Spencer on entering his room for the first time, the robot says, "A cow with no legs." Which makes sense. So Spencer clearly mis-told the joke at first and it was just never corrected. See more »

Quotes

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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What's Wrong?
8 September 1999 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

I've read quite a few reviews for this movie and was wondering what the problem was. Some people think the main actor, Joseph Mazzello, was wasting his time with this film, But I don't think it would have worked without him. I thought it was funny and enjoyable. Maybe the beginning was a little cheesy, but overall I would recommend this to watch.


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