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Laserhawk (1997)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1997 (Canada)
Teenagers in a mid-west town discover that they are destined to fight off an alien invasion as the crew of a spacecraft of unknown origin. They are aided by a mysterious patient in a ... See full summary »

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Zach Raymond
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M.K. Ultra aka Rodney Terence Stanko
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Bob Sheridan
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Col. Lewis Teagarden USAF
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Roach
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Frank Raymond - Zach's Father
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Dr. Duvalle
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Teenagers in a mid-west town discover that they are destined to fight off an alien invasion as the crew of a spacecraft of unknown origin. They are aided by a mysterious patient in a psychiatric hospital and a frenetic comic book artist. Written by Keith Loh <keith@mwg.com>

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The war began 250 million years ago... See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some language
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Ameaça Alienígena  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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The character M.K. Ultra, comic book writer Rodney Terence Stanko's (Gordon Currie) pen-name, is taken from the code name for the famous 1950s CIA experiment MK-ULTRA where the CIA gave LSD to unsuspecting soldiers and civilians. See more »

Goofs

The film is supposed to be in the United States, with the US Air Force, and kids in a small town in Wisconsin. But, in the hamburger restaurant scene, there is a sign advertising "poutine". Poutine is a favorite in Quebec, it is the Canadian equivalent of French fries, but with brown gravy and cheese curds. A hamburger joint in the U.S. would offer French fries, not poutine. See more »

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"Entirely shot in St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu and Iberville, Québec, Canada, and Outer Space" See more »

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References The Jetsons (1962) See more »

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Good Sci-Fi
10 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was the best movie I have found in the Wal-mart DVD for a $1 bin. I expected a lot worse and was pleasantly surprised. The effects were pretty good, the plot was okay, most of it believable for a sci-fi plot, the acting was very even. (Mark Hamill didn't look like the teacher in drama class around a bunch of beginners)I hadn't seen most of the actors before but they did a nice job. (Minus the parents)

Not sure why I never heard of this movie when it came out. I wasn't in the cave then. So pull that spare change out of your couch and take a take a ride on the wild side. It all will be worth it.

On a scale of 1 to ten I rate Last Starfighter a 10.5 and Megaforce a 2 (but still love it) so a 7 isn't all that bad.


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