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My Science Project (1985)

A high school student and his friend find a strange, orb-like piece of equipment to use as a science project, but must stop it when it begins to threaten mankind.

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Cast

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Lew Harlan
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Dolores
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Irene
Beau Dremann ...
Matusky
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Vincent Barbour ...
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Jaime Alba ...
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Robert Beer ...
President Eisenhower
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Storyline

Michael and Ellie break into a military junkyard to find a science project for Michael's class, and discover a strange glowing orb which absorbs electricity. When the orb begins to blend past, present, and future, its up to Michael and Ellie to stop the orb and save mankind. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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The funniest sci-fi movie of the summer. See more »


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9 August 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Les aventuriers de la 4e dimension  »

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Box Office

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$4,122,748, 23 August 1985
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When the guys see the gladiator, he tells them "Morituri te salutamus" which is a Latin phrase meaning "Those who are about to die salute thee." See more »

Goofs

The amount and coverage of the cream/flour on the GTO change throughout the movie. See more »

Quotes

Harlan: Caps to the dynamite, dynamite to the legs, got it?
Ellie Sawyer: Caps to the dynamite, dynamite to the legs, got it.
Harlan: Latello?
Latello: Caps to the legs, legs to the dynamite.
Harlan: Come on!
Latello: Hey, good thing I watch TV, huh?
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits are shown over still-photos from the film. A couple of the photos are from scenes not included in the film, or alternate takes of scenes used in the film. Also, three brief scenes filmed for the movie but not included in the final cut are shown. The credits end with Vince Latello's smiling mugshot from the film. See more »

Connections

References The Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

The Warrior
Written by Holly Knight (as H. Knight) and Nick Gilder (as N. Gilder)
© 1984 Makiki Publishing Co., Ltd. ASCAP and Red Admiral Music, Inc.
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Good mid 80's flick.
27 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

This was an OK movie. John Stockwell and Fisher Stevens were a good team. Latello's (Stevens) wise-cracks are what made this movie enjoyable for me! The story is slow at times, but the action picks up and so does the movie. I recommend this for a Saturday afternoon when you have nothing to watch.

All in all, a enjoyable film.


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