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Skyrunners (2009)

Fourteen-year-old Tyler encounters an alien ship which makes him appear older, inexplicably turns him into a "Skyrunner" with incomprehensible powers. This turns his high school life upside... See full summary »

Director:

Ralph Hemecker

Writer:

Richard C. Okie
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Kelly Blatz ... Nick Burns
Joey Pollari ... Tyler Burns
Linda Kash ... Robin Burns
Conrad Coates ... Agent Armstrong
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood ... Julie Gunn
Nathan Stephenson ... Darryl Butler
Kerry Lai Fatt Kerry Lai Fatt ... Tori Chadwick (as Kerry Laifatt)
Aisha Dee ... Katie Wallace
Ashley Jones ... T-Rex (as Ash Jones)
Thomas Stoneman Thomas Stoneman ... Hubert
Andrew Grainger Andrew Grainger ... Principal Duddy
Byron Coll ... Mr. Hiddlebaum
Shane Rangi ... Alien
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Storyline

Fourteen-year-old Tyler encounters an alien ship which makes him appear older, inexplicably turns him into a "Skyrunner" with incomprehensible powers. This turns his high school life upside down, and may enable him to help his slightly clueless older brother's love life. After he is abducted by beings who intend to takeover of Earth, he must depend on his inept, lovelorn, and goofy brother to rescue him. Written by Jasha

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Genres:

Family | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 November 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nebeski trkači See more »

Filming Locations:

Australia See more »

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Color:

Color
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Trivia

According to Kelly Blatz in an interview for the Canadian press, the precocious aging/transformation of Tyler Burns was not originally scripted, nor was it faked. Instead, it was written into the film when shooting in 2007 halted in order for Blatz to continue work on Aaron Stone. Filming resumed a year later, and by then Joey Pollari had already gone through a few mature changes. Therefore, his character's so called "puberty" was in fact real and it may be evident that the film was shot in chronological sequence. See more »

Connections

References Big (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

This Is Not A Game
Written by Christian Salyer
Performed by Christian Salyer
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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User Reviews

 
Best Disney movie in a LONG while!
29 November 2009 | by nellegcSee all my reviews

WAY TO GO Disney XD! I absolutely enjoyed this movie. I can't believe how much I actually enjoyed it. I thought the actors they cast were good. Tyler (Joey Pollari) could have done a bit better with some of his lines, but other than that he was a great addition to movie! Nick (Kelly Blatz) also did a stellar job! Surprisingly, the movie's graphics were awesome! I was greatly impressed seeing as it was a movie that only appeared on television. And, the movie was pretty action-packed and still had that bit of romance in it.

The plot was very intriguing and I love how it was blocked out. It was very organized and well put together.

All in all, I really guarantee that when you have some spare time, check this movie out. You won't regret it. It really surprised me seeing as lately, Disney has been coming out with really crappy movies! Then again, this is Disney XD; A "spin-off" of the original Disney Channel. They've impressed me with most of there TV Shows that they play. And now, they've just impressed me in their movie category. I hope they continue to make more good movies, just like this one!


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