Target Earth (1998)

TV Movie  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  5 February 1998 (USA)
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A young girl returns home after being abducted - and that's only the beginning of the story! This flick is filled with all sorts of sci-fi surprises - hidden body implants, an FBI ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Janell McLeod ...
Mrs Darlington
John R. Copeman ...
Paul Jackson
Agent Vincent Naples, FBI
Det. Samuel 'Sam' Adams
Eric Paskel ...
Chip Harley
Cheryl Ryan ...
Mrs. Lippman
Mr. Lippman
Karen Mackaphe
Courtney Allen Crumpler ...
Tammy Mackaphe, Karen's Daughter
Sheriff Maxwell Pierce
Dep. Madeline Chandler
Senator Ben Arnold, Sam's Uncle
Stephani Victor ...
John Phillip ...
FBI Agent


A young girl returns home after being abducted - and that's only the beginning of the story! This flick is filled with all sorts of sci-fi surprises - hidden body implants, an FBI investigation and a possible alien invasion. Written by Glenn Dettwiler

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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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far from worth watching (with blindfolds on)
7 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

"Target Earth" is a catchy title for a movie, that's for sure. One may expect at least an average movie experience from the sound of it. Well, after reading other users' comments on this one, I got curious and gave it a try, thinking "it can't be that bad as they think!". Ooh yes, I assure you, it can. :( There are movies, B movies, and there certainly should be a category for movies like this: it could be called "the Z ones".

Why? Because it simply hasn't got any original ideas, characters, plot whatsoever. Yeah, the bad guy may be worth 5 minutes of watching, but a whole evening AND TV commercials? I don't think so.

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