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Can of Worms (1999)

A teen is visited by aliens after he broadcasts a message into space.

Director:

Paul Schneider

Writers:

Kathy Mackel (teleplay), Kathy Mackel (based on the book by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Shulman ... Mike Pillsbury
Erika Christensen ... Katelyn
Adam Wylie ... Nick
Andrew Ducote Andrew Ducote ... Jay
Lee Garlington ... Dana Pillsbury
Brighton Hertford Brighton Hertford ... Jill Pillsbury
Marcus Turner ... Scott
Malcolm McDowell ... Barnabus (voice)
Chris Davies Chris Davies ... Ryan
Marie Stillin ... Mrs. Nickerson
Jessica Murdoch Jessica Murdoch ... Katelyn's Friend
Terry David Mulligan ... Coach Trembly
Brian Steele ... Thoad
Hrothgar Mathews ... Thoad Man (as Hrothgar Matthews)
J.D. Hall ... Thoad (voice) (as JD Hall)
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A teen is visited by aliens after he broadcasts a message into space.

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Who's Got Time to Be a Teenager When You Have to Save the World?

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Caixa de Pandora See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Barnabus: Many who feel out-of-place here look down. But not you, Mike Pillsbury. You looked to the stars. Remarkable.
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References Sleepaway Camp (1983) See more »

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what on earth?
19 July 2002 | by hjc101189See all my reviews

I have no idea what convinced the makers of this movie to make it, but this was the strangest, most discusting, most bizarre movie i have ever seen. The idea of a kid being an alien and not knowing it, and then sending a message to space for them to come get him, strikes me as odd. The acting was poor, and the script sounded like it had been written by a ten year old. On a scale of 1 to 10 i give it a 2.


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