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D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)

PG | | Family, Sci-Fi | 14 June 1985 (USA)
A seemingly normal young boy turns out to be a top secret, military-created robot with superhuman abilities.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Joyce Richardson
... Andy Richardson
... Dr. Ellen Lamb
... Elaine Fox
... Dr. Jeffrey Stewart
Ron Frazier ... General Graycliffe
... Howie Fox
... Mr. Nesbitt
... Turtle Fox
... Sherie Lee Fox
... Daryl
... Mr. Bergen (as Ed L. Grady)
... Mrs. Bergen
Richard Hammatt ... Dr. Mulligan
Charlie Gudger ... Basketball Kid #1
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Storyline

A young boy is found wandering without any memory of who he is. A family takes him in and begin to look for clues to help him find his way home. In the meantime, they notice that the boy seems to have certain special abilities, not usually found in kids his age, or even fully-grown adults. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Becoming human was not part of the plan. Now they want to terminate him. See more »

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Family | Sci-Fi

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14 June 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

D.A.R.Y.L. - A múlt nélküli fiú  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,649,832, 16 June 1985

Gross USA:

$7,840,873
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Debut American / Hollywood theatrical feature film of Australian director Simon Wincer. See more »

Goofs

D.A.R.Y.L. flies the SR-71 at top speed while at treetop level. This was impossible. The SR-71 would top out at just under supersonic speed while at low level. The SR-71 needed to be above 70,000 feet in order to reach Mach 3 or greater. See more »

Quotes

Daryl: Doctor, What am I?
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Connections

Featured in At the Movies: D.A.R.Y.L./Cocoon/Return to Oz (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Somewhere I Belong
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Dean Pitchford
Performed by Teddy Pendergrass
Produced by Nile Rodgers
Available on Elektra/Asylum Records & Tapes
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The best feel good film ever,if you feel depressed go rent it.
3 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is one of my favorites film ever.It's a very nostalgic film for me because I saw it a lot when I was small,even now that I'm 19,I have the video and I never get bored of it. Barret Oliver is just fantastic as Daryl,it's very sad that he stop acting because he was truly talented.Now that films are just about sex,Blood,and more sex it's good to turn to a feel good film like Daryl.I would also like to say that the title song of the film (Somewhere I belong)is very nice and the lyrics go very well with the film. My personal ratings would be 10/10


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