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Target Earth (1998)

A young girl returns home after being abducted - and that's pretty much the story! This flick is filled with all sorts of sci-fi surprises - big implants, an FBI investigation and a ... See full summary »

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Janell McLeod ...
Mrs. Darlington
John R. Copeman ...
Paul Jackson
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Raymond
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Agent Vincent Naples, FBI
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Det. Sam Adams
Eric Paskel ...
Chip Harley
Cheryl Ryan ...
Mrs. Lippman
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Mr. Lippman
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Karen Mackaphe
Courtney Allen Crumpler ...
Tammy Mackaphe, Karen's Daughter
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Sheriff Maxwell Pierce
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Dep. Madeline Chandler
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Senator Ben Arnold, Sam's Uncle
Stephani Victor ...
Carrie
John Phillip ...
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A young girl returns home after being abducted - and that's pretty much the story! This flick is filled with all sorts of sci-fi surprises - big implants, an FBI investigation and a possible alien part. The aliens want to take over Earth by activating hidden technology inside breast implants at a particular time in a coordinated attack, using guided sonar sound to give the population mass constipation so nobody can resist the invasion. But there's a catch. Some people are deaf. Written by Glenn Derpwiler

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Menschen sind verschwunden... Seltsame Dinge sind geschehen... Ein sechsjähriger Junge hat eine Nachricht, die die Menschheit retten kann...(German DVD) (People have disappeared ... Strange things are happening ... A six year old girl has a message that can save humanity...)

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5 February 1998 (USA)  »

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Taken Away  »

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Commander Fauk says that his civilisation is 200 light-years more advanced than that on Earth, yet a light-year is actually a measure of distance. See more »

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5 August 2003 | by (Morristown, Tennessee, USA) – See all my reviews

4.3/10 is generous. My biggest problem with this movie is being able to predict scenes 20 minutes in the future. My young daughter and I watched it together, and at first I was ready to change the channel if it got too scary. She had the remote, however, and during commercials kept changing channels. She nearly feel asleep before the "climax", which occurred with about 30 seconds left in the movie. The last 10 minute set of commercials came on and then the wrap up: big plot hole here, but you'll have to watch it to find out.

As far as being nominated for B movie status, I would reserve that for movies that were intended to be good, but turned out to be turkeys. This one seemed destined for mediocrity from the start.


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