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Lifted (2006)

A teenage alien tries to abduct a sleeping human, but with so many switches to do so, it's nearly impossible.

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Gary Rydstrom

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Gary Rydstrom, Jeff Pidgeon (story) | 1 more credit »
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It's night; crickets chirp outside an isolated farmhouse. A bright light from a spacecraft shines through a bedroom window and lifts a sleeping man. However, the light and the small alien controlling it from the ship are unable to pull the man through the window: first it's the glass that impedes them. The alien frets; its supervisor - large, laconic, and green - watches. As the human keeps sleeping, the alien's tries every lever. Just as it looks as if the alien abduction will succeed, something goes wrong. The supervisor steps in. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Failure is an option.


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Release Date:

29 June 2007 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Released in conjunction with Ratatouille (2007). See more »

Crazy Credits

At the end of the opening Pixar credit, the shining face of Luxo Jr. dissolves into a full moon in the night sky of the establishing shot. See more »

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interesting movie
28 July 2017 | by smily-luv-yikSee all my reviews

Why are Pixars' movies so fantastic and attractive? Today I would like to talk about this movie, The main character is an alien. This movie shows Pixar's strong point. Pixar's strong point is computer graphic. There is slime character in this movie. It is like live-action. We can feel slimy from screen. It shows Pixar's skill. In this story, alien takes the test. However he is so nervous. He forgets how to operate spaceships. Do you have same experience? My answer is yes. May be many people has same experience. That's why we can sympathize with the main character. Moreover, his character is so cute and lovable. As we see the movie, we cheer him naturally. This is typical types of Pixar's character. Dory is a good example. She is a key character in Finding Nemo. She forgets everything momentously. If you have friends like her, you don't hold good feeling to her. Her lovable character doesn't do so. Pixar is good at making lovable characters. In conclusion, this movie's good point is skills and character. This is important part when we make movie. Pixar has skills of graphic. They also have good imagination. This is why they can make a good film.


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