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Remote Control (1988)

A video store clerk stumbles onto an alien plot to take over earth by brainwashing people with a bad '50s science fiction movie. He and his friends race to stop the aliens before the tapes ... See full summary »

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Jeff Lieberman

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Jeff Lieberman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Dillon ... Cosmo
Deborah Goodrich ... Belinda Watson
Christopher Wynne Christopher Wynne ... Georgie
Frank Beddor ... Victor
Jennifer Tilly ... Allegra James
Kaaren Lee ... Patricia
Bert Remsen ... Bill Denver
Jamie McEnnan Jamie McEnnan ... Matthew (as Jaime McEnnan)
Jerold Pearson Jerold Pearson ... Alan Bard
Jennifer Buchanan Jennifer Buchanan ... Julia Bard
Deborah Downey Deborah Downey ... Eva
Will Nye ... Milo
Marilyn Adams Marilyn Adams ... Neighbor #1
Dick Warlock ... Mr. James (as Richard Warlock)
Ann Walker Ann Walker ... Mrs. James
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Storyline

A video store clerk stumbles onto an alien plot to take over earth by brainwashing people with a bad '50s science fiction movie. He and his friends race to stop the aliens before the tapes can be distributed world-wide and their only weapon is a special remote control. Written by Andy Bogursky <bogursky@erols.com>

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As close to home as your VCR. See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Vista Organization See more »
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jeff Lieberman slept in the director's trailer during the shooting of all the scenes at the video rental outlet. See more »

Connections

References Breakin' (1984) See more »

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Written by David Kitay
Published by Tyrell-Mann Music Corp.
Performed by David Kitay
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it's one of my best movies
24 October 1998 | by RASTA-3See all my reviews

It's one of the strangest movies I have seen and that's what's great about it


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