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Spaced Invaders (1990)

Dimwitted Martians drop into a little Illinois town on the day that the local radio station happens to rebroadcast Orson Welles 1938 "War Of The Worlds".

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sam
... Wrenchmuller
... Kathy
J.J. Anderson ... Brian (Duck)
... Klembecker
... Vern
Fred Applegate ... Russell
... Mrs. Vanderspool
... Ernestine (as Tonya Lee Williams)
Ryan Todd ... Sid Ghost
Barry O'Neill ... Clown Kid
Adam Hansley ... Pig Kid
... Radio Announcer
Rose Parenti ... Old Wife
Glen Vernon ... Old Guy #1
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When one saucer of an invasion force has engine trouble, it lands on Earth. It happens to be Halloween and it happens the invaders are only about 4 feet tall. As the bumbling aliens wander around the countryside they are taken to be children and they make friends with two children, one of whom is the daughter of the sheriff. As their troubles mount (it's difficult for five aliens to conquer a world) they begin to give up their plans of conquest, but then there is that nasty killer robot. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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For years, science has speculated on the existence of intelligent life in space... Now there is living proof there is no such thing. See more »


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27 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Martians!!!  »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$15,369,573
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The film's original title was Martians ! ! . See more »

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In the beginning of the movie Giggywig has one badge on his collar, from the middle of the movie he has two badges. See more »

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Dumb Guy #1: What the hell is that?
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Soundtracks

Why Can't My Mother Be the Leader of a Church
Music and Lyrics by Paul Lacques
Courtesy of Rotondi Records
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A little delight...
24 October 2000 | by See all my reviews

Normally the best way to annoy me in a film is to include some reference to Orson Welles. But here is a sci-fi comedy quoting the War of the Worlds broadcast.... and it is gold! The very concept of a small bunch of diminutive,aggressive and stupid aliens being mistaken as kids in Halloween dress is magnificent. Don't be fooled by the notion that because it seems like a kids' movie it is unsophisticated - it isn't, there's a lot of hidden treasure... A gem!


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