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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Carradine ... Bobby Sinclair
Cherie Currie ... Iris Longacre
Keenan Wynn ... Dan
Cal Bowman Cal Bowman ... Gen. Milton Ward
James Hess James Hess ... Col. James MacGruder
Terry Burns ... Capt. Hinsdale
Eric Morris ... Dr. Vernon Cottrell
Bob Mclean ... Dr. Benjamin Stern (as Bob McLean)
Eric Heath Eric Heath ... Dr. Sidey
Robert Glaudini ... Dr. Wolf
George Petrie ... Dr. Savianno (as George O. Petrie)
George Skaff George Skaff ... Gen. Hunt
Milt Kogan ... Chief Pathologist
Dov Young Dov Young ... Gamma
Josh Oreck Josh Oreck ... Beta (as Joshua Oreck)
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Two young lovers learn that a small group of child-like space aliens are marooned on Earth and are being held prisoner at a top secret military facility. The couple then decide to liberate the extraterrestrial castaways and help them make a rendezvous with a rescue ship sent from the alien home planet. Written by Patrick D. Rockwell <prockwell@thegrid.net>

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Two weeks ago they landed on Earth. Today beneath a major American city the experiments begin. See more »


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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

16 September 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Ende der Angst See more »

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Yuma, Arizona, USA See more »

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Mono

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Color
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Project Camelot whistleblower 'Henry Deacon' (pseudonym) has stated on record that a considerable portion of the film's storyline was based on actual events that he had personally witnessed or knew about. When Project Camelot co-founder Kerry Cassidy phoned director and scriptwriter Mike Gray to ask him about this, Gray replied that he every now and then he had received phone calls from people asking him "how come he knew all this had happened". Mike Gray told Kerry Cassidy that he had come up with the storyline when driving one day down the Pacific Coast Highway, on his own, with no influence or suggestion from anyone else. See more »

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Boom mic visible at 15:00. See more »

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Referenced in Wu Tang vs. Ninja (1987) See more »

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Ever Dawn
Performed by Robert Carradine
Written by Robert Carradine
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One of my all-time favorites!
5 December 1999 | by MysticHOBOSee all my reviews

I originally came to this movie with no expectations and it stayed in my top 10 list for a long time, still remaining as an all-time favorite. I liked meeting and getting to know the characters before their lives were impacted by the main events of the story. I found the three main characters (played by Robert Carradine, Cherie Currie, and Keenan Wynn) very believable and engaging. I particularly enjoyed the Native American interchanges and the words of wisdom from the travellers. I don't know what movie the other reviewer watched (or did he leave too early or fall asleep?) - because when ET phones home there is definitely an answer!


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