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Can of Worms (1999)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi  |  10 April 1999 (USA)
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A teen is visited by aliens after he broadcasts a message into space.

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Mike Pillsbury
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Katelyn
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Nick
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Jay
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Dana Pillsbury
Brighton Hertford ...
Jill Pillsbury
Marcus Turner ...
Scott
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Barnabus (voice)
Chris Davies ...
Ryan
Marie Stillin ...
Mrs. Nickerson
Jessica Murdoch ...
Katelyn's Friend
Terry David Mulligan ...
Coach Trembly
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Thoad
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Thoad Man (as Hrothgar Matthews)
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Thoad (voice) (as JD Hall)
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A teen is visited by aliens after he broadcasts a message into space.

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Who's Got Time to Be a Teenager When You Have to Save the World?

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Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi

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10 April 1999 (USA)  »

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Barnabus: Many who feel out-of-place here look down. But not you, Mike Pillsbury. You looked to the stars. Remarkable.
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Not bad, actually.......
17 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

I expected this too be a cheap Tv-quicky, but actually, it wasn't too bad. I'll start with saying the good things about it: The special effects are great, and all the creatures looked very cool, performances were adequate. the cons: by the numbers characters and plot, a script that seemed to fall apart by the finale third. I'd recommend it if you are a FX wiz with some time to kill. Great effects, okay acting, and fair enough direction.


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