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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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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

The dirt on Spencer's clothing after coming out of a garbage can changes when it switches to him entering the car. 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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Eh, like it or not...
21 June 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Star Kid is a typical 'loser kid' who gets back at everyone and in the end is respected and loved giving all the nerds and losers hope that one day this could happen to them and make their lives so much easier. Wouldn't that be nice? Such is the case in this film starring no one you or me will ever hear of until a major blockbuster film comes out in which they play a minor role and eventually make their way to the top. This story has a bit of a twist to the usual tale, the 'bully' teams up with the 'loser' and they together save mankind. The humor is kiddie and not very often funny. But, the plot is well constructed and fine by my standards.


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