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Shy seventh-grader Spencer Griffith's life changes when a meteor falls into a local junkyard and he finds a Cybersuit - an exoskeleton with AI from another galaxy. Spencer puts on the... See more »

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Spencer Griffith
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Turbo Bruntley
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Cyborsuit
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Cyborsuit (voice)
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Broodwarrior
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Roland Griffith
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Janet Holloway
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Stacey Griffith
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Kevin
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Michelle
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Nadia
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Mika
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Hank Bruntley
Alissa Ann Smego ...
Burgerworld Girl
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Officer #1
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Rookie Cop
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Trelkin / 'Nath'
Larry Nicholas ...
Trelkin / 'Tenris'
Rusty Hanson ...
Trelkin
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Trelkin (as Terry Castillo-Faass)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Heidi Lotito ...
Mom (uncredited)
Dayna Price ...
Hall Monitor (uncredited)

Directed by

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Manny Coto

Written by

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Manny Coto ... (written by)

Produced by

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Mark Amin ... executive producer
Andrew Hersh ... co-executive producer
Jennie Lew Tugend ... producer
Russell D. Markowitz ... line producer (as Russ Markowitz)
Jonathon Komack Martin ... co-producer
Cami Winikoff ... co-producer

Music by

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Nicholas Pike

Cinematography by

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Rohn Schmidt ... (as Ronn Schmidt)

Film Editing by

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Bob Ducsay

Editorial Department

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Michael Gay ... second assistant editor (as Michael D. Gay)
Ryan Harvey ... apprentice editor
Richard Jordan ... executive in charge of post-production
Mato ... color timer
Mary Nelson-Duerrstein ... negative cutter
Meghan L. Noble ... first assistant editor

Casting By

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Allison Gordon-Kohler
Judy Taylor

Production Design by

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C.J. Strawn

Art Direction by

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Michael D. Welch

Set Decoration by

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Irina Rivera

Costume Design by

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Ileane Meltzer

Makeup Department

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Barney Burman ... special makeup effects artist
Thomas R. Burman ... special makeup effects
Damon Charles ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Bari Dreiband-Burman ... special makeup effects
Glen P. Griffin ... special makeup effects crew: The Burman Studio
Lynn Rodgers ... key hair stylist

Production Management

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Russell D. Markowitz ... unit production manager (as Russ Markowitz)
Mark Marshall ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Jim Goldthwait ... second assistant director
David Hallinan ... additional second second assistant director
Heather Kritzer ... second second assistant director
Drew Ann Rosenberg ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Edward J. Borasch Jr. ... property master
Bryan Corbett ... propmaker
Stoney Emshwiller ... lead man
Diane O'Connor ... art department coordinator
David Russell ... storyboard artist
Michael W. Moore ... prop maker (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Laura Harris Atkinson ... foley editor (as Laura R. Harris)
Gregg Barbanell ... foley artist
Bryan Bowen ... sound editor
Richard Dwan Jr. ... sound editor
Ezra Dweck ... re-recording mixer
Gregory Hainer ... sound designer
Jim Hilton ... production sound mixer: Turtle Island Sound Co.
Dave McMoyler ... supervising sound editor
Coleman Metts ... sound mixer: second unit
Glenn T. Morgan ... co-supervising sound editor
Michael A. Reagan ... sound designer
James P. Slingluff ... boom operator
Jon Title ... sound designer

Special Effects by

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Diane Carlucci ... special effects administrator
John C. Carlucci ... special effects technician
Lou Carlucci ... special effects supervisor
John Criswell ... creature animatronics creator: Criswell Productions
Nik Dary ... creature animatronics crew: Criswell Productions
Larry Finch ... creature animatronics creator: Criswell Productions
John Frassrand ... creature animatronics crew: Criswell Productions
Patrick M. Gerrety ... alien creature effects
Doug Hudson ... special effects makeup
Hiroshi Katagiri ... sculptor: Burman Studio
Alan McFarland ... special effects electronics
Ruben Miras ... creature animatronics crew: Criswell Productions
Vincent Montefusco ... special effects: pyro/mech
James Ochoa ... special effects
Ron Petruccione ... mechanical special effects
Dan Rebert ... creature designer / supervisor of Velert and Tracker characters
Michael Shelton ... creature crew: Burman Studios
George Smith ... creature animatronics crew: Criswell Productions
Chris Stacy ... creature animatronics crew: Criswell Productions
Beecher Tomlinson ... special effects
Anne-Louise Verboon ... special effects crew (as Anne Louise van Naerssen)

Visual Effects by

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Jeff Barnes ... executive producer: ComputerCafe
Cosmas Paul Bolger Jr. ... visual effects
Mike Bozulich ... modeler/animator: ComputerCafe
Mike Curry ... sculptor
Karl Denham ... digital artist
David Ebner ... lead animator: ComputerCafe
Screaming Mad George ... matte painter / miniature model maker: Broodwarrior ship
Justin Hammond ... animation assistant
Ron Honn ... art director/animator: ComputerCafe
David Jones ... digital artist
Kelly Matsumoto ... visual effects editor
Alan McFarland ... miniature effects
Kama Moiha ... designer/animator: ComputerCafe
Peter W. Moyer ... visual effects: Digital FilmWorks
Thomas C. Rainone ... visual effects supervisor
Ivan Romero ... concept artist
David Schladweiler ... visual effects coordinator
Takeshi Shimada ... matte painter / miniature model maker: Broodwarrior ship
Kazuhito Suda ... matte painter / miniature model maker: Broodwarrior ship
Christopher Warren ... visual effects photography
Scott Wheeler ... 3D digital artist
Tommy Williamson ... digital effects supervisor: ComputerCafe (as Tom Williamson)
Hiroshi Yada ... matte painter / miniature model maker: Broodwarrior ship

Stunts

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Bob Bouchard ... stunts (as Robert Bouchard)
Denise Cheshire ... stunts
Paul Dallas ... stunts
Alex Daniels ... stunts
Mitchell Dean ... stunt driver
David Hugghins ... stunts
Tony Hugghins ... stunts
Terry James ... stunts (as Terrance James)
Anthony Kramme ... stunts
Will Leong ... stunts (as Willie Leong)
Kurt D. Lott ... stunts
Kent W. Luttrell ... stunts
Cole S. McKay ... stunts (as Cole McKay)
Chris Nielsen ... stunts (as John C. Nielsen)
Gary Paul ... stunt coordinator
Anthony T. Pennello ... stunts
Margaret Poppie ... stunts
Tom Poster ... stunts (as Thomas Poster)
Jeff Ramsey ... stunts
Brandon Sebek ... stunts
Brian Simpson ... stunts
Ellen G. Statham ... stunts
Jim Stephan ... stunts
Philip Tan ... stunts (as Phil Tan)
Big Daddy Wayne ... stunts
T.J. White ... stunts
Ron Petruccione ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Jürgen Baum ... director of photography: second unit
Ray Dominguez ... grip
Ricardo Jacques Gale ... Steadicam operator
Charles 'Tom' Hinson ... key grip
Corey Hiskey ... first assistant camera
Craig Horwitz ... best boy electric
Michael A. Johnson ... Steadicam operator
Robert Reid ... grip
Andy Shuttleworth ... steadicam operator
Conrad Sigurdson ... gaffer: second unit
Matthew Talesfore ... second assistant camera: first unit
Joseph Torres Jr. ... second assistant camera

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Nasira Elias ... costumes
Tonya Nelson ... costumes

Location Management

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Patrick McIntire ... location manager

Music Department

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Stuart Balcomb ... orchestrator
Gary English ... music consultant / score supervisor
Michael Jay ... music editor
Stan Jones ... supervising music editor
Andrew Kinney ... orchestrator
Spencer Proffer ... supervising music producer
Hannes Michael Schalle ... music producer

Transportation Department

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Jim DePue ... transportation coordinator
Darrell Dubovsky ... production van driver operator
Mike Painter ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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Hunter Cain ... set production assistant
Carolina Y. Davis ... production assistant
Michelle A. De Mayo ... post-production accountant
Susan Fronsoe ... production assistant
Penny Gibben ... assistant to mr. coto (as Penny Fussell)
Deborah Ann Henderson ... production coordinator: Trimark
Anthony E. Kountz ... set production assistant
Karen P. Morris ... assistant accountant (as Karen P. Kistner)
Julie Prujan ... set production assistant
David Schladweiler ... assistant to line producer
Sabrina Sipantzi Ballard ... production coordinator (as Sabrina Sipantzi)
Terry Stavoe ... production staff
Bill Sweeney ... production assistant
Jennifer Taback ... key set production assistant
Jayne-Ann Tenggren ... script supervisor
Peter Tolle ... assistant accountant
Matthew Vogel ... production assistant
Dawn Higginbotham ... stand-in: "Alien" (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Shy seventh-grader Spencer Griffith's life changes when a meteor falls into a local junkyard and he finds a Cybersuit - an exoskeleton with AI from another galaxy. Spencer puts on the Cybersuit and becomes a different kind of person. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines You know what they say, if the cyborsuit fits, go kick some alien butt! See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Warrior of Waverly Street (United States)
  • Star Kid, o Meu Amigo Espacial (Brazil)
  • Csillagkölyök (Hungary)
  • Razboinicul de pe strada Waverly (Romania)
  • Звездно хлапе (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
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Runtime
  • 101 min
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Box Office

Budget $12,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $3,033,609, 19 Jan 1998

Did You Know?

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Trivia After the film's debut, Joseph Mazzello was asked in a magazine interview how he liked the role, with the interviewer assuming playing a kid in an exo-suit must have been exciting. Mazzello replied that it wasn't very much fun since a stuntman did all of the exterior shots of the Cyborsuit and all he got to do for the reaction shots was sit on a stool in front of a screen. See more »
Goofs The dirt on Spencer's clothing after coming out of a garbage can changes when it switches to him entering the car. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Spice World/Hard Rain/Fallen/The Gingerbread Man/Phantoms/Star Kid (1998). See more »
Soundtracks Shadow in the Shade See more »
Quotes Spencer Griffith: [wondering how he can eat a burger whilst trapped in the Cyborsuit] How am I supposed to eat this thing?
Cyborsuit: Insert nourishment into food processing cepticle.
Spencer Griffith: Here it goes.
Cyborsuit: [processes burger into compact size] Stand by to receive nourishment.
Spencer Griffith: I'm supposed to eat that?
Spencer Griffith: [feeling disgusted] What is this?
Cyborsuit: One synthesized nebular burger. All non-essential compounds have been filtered out.
Spencer Griffith: I'm eating a Cyborsuit turd.
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