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It Came from the Sky (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  15 May 1999 (USA)
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Jarvis and Pepper crash land their small plane on the roof of the Bridges family. Pepper finds herself having a positive effect on the households' disabled son Andy.

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Pepper Upper
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Donald Bridges
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Alice Bridges
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Andy Bridges
Christian Dane ...
Young Andy Bridges
Jonathan Ginsberg ...
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This movie is a very compelling love story that is hidden underneath the stress of raising a child who has mental instability. In this particular movie I found it amazing how well they portrayed a young boy who had lost almost all functional parts of his brain due to a near drowning accident. His parents fight throughout most the movie about conflicting views of how to raise their son, until one day a plane comes through their roof. The couple inside the plane (Pepper Upper & Mr. Moody) are almost like angels to the family. They make their valentines day, a day the Bridges family will not forget. The stranded couple force the stressed parents to come to copes with each other and their son and help them to see how to enjoy their lives again. In the end the parents fight about whos fault the accident was and then realize it was both of theirs and they are able to overcome this obstacle. Then the young boy Andy asks through his artwork to be taken to a special school for children with ... Written by Stephmonster

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[about Andy's vegetable flavored drink]
Donald Bridges: It tastes like shit!
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References It Came from Outer Space (1953) See more »

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Composed by Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis and Pierre Delanoë
Performed by The Everly Brothers
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You don't need to "see dead people" do you?
22 August 2003 | by (Longmont, Colorado) – See all my reviews

Absolute touching and worthwhile gem. For a TV movie as well, an enormous credit to all concerned. If you can't SEE that...and predictably - many of you saw no more than an "average, boring, run of the mill tale with has-been actors".....then its pitiful. Emotions run deep here and you need to submerge your thoughts and perceptions below that which your visuals dictate.

With strong elements of PHENOMENON, PALE RIDER, SIGNS but most tellingly - WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in its wake, this is an ultimately feel-good fantasy for the thinking adult. Whoever sees in Ritter a dislikeable person here, sees NOTHING, any more than Bleeth is actively portraying a brain-dead bimbo. Arguably Christopher Lloyd's best role, the brilliance of the film lies in its script...IF you're listening...if you know what the hell you're listening TO that is! Did two strangers crash their plane into the roof and make a big hole? yes they did...now why IS that?

Kevin Zegers is nothing short of awesome in his role as the seemingly autistic young son with a predilection for the alien tongue. While with less screen time, his performance blows HAYLEY JOEL OSMONT out of the water here. JoBeth Williams is just dynamite too as his incredibly supportative and loving mother.

In the same way that the equally script-driven COHEN AND TATE was such a great film, tha "action" rarely moving beyond the confines of an automobile, IT CAME FROM THE SKY succeeds despite the entire film taking place in the one house (to repeat...as per VIRGINIA WOOLF)

That leaves the wondrous ending....lets not talk about it!


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