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The Glitterball (1977)

Two teenage boys try to help a tiny spherical alien get back to its mothership, while the army and a devious petty crook pursue the creature for its wonderful powers.

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Harley Cokeliss (as Harley Cokliss)

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Harley Cokeliss (original story) (as Harley Cokliss), Howard Thompson (original story) | 2 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
Ben Buckton Ben Buckton ... Max
Keith Jayne Keith Jayne ... Pete
Ron Pember Ron Pember ... Filthy
Marjorie Yates Marjorie Yates ... Mrs. Fielding
Barry Jackson ... Mr. Fielding
Andrew Bradford Andrew Bradford ... Corporal
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Two teenage boys try to help a tiny spherical alien get back to its mothership, while the army and a devious petty crook pursue the creature for its wonderful powers.

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UK

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English

Release Date:

22 April 1977 (UK) See more »

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Hertfordshire, England, UK See more »

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Opening credits: All characters and events in this film are entirely fictitious. Any similarity to actual events or persons living or dead is purely coincidental. See more »

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vague childhood memory of comfort
21 April 1999 | by krusty-8See all my reviews

I remember this film only vaguely, but it's with an eye of yearning. I don't wish to see it again, because I'm sure I'll be disappointed and angry at my memory for deluding me. But with a retrospective eye it was a thoroughly enjoyable children's sci-fi flick. Alien creatures (that look suspiciously like pinballs) come to earth and all hell breaks loose! I especially remember the way these little creatures ran amok at the supermarket!


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