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Explorers (1985) Movie Information

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Sci-Fi, Adventure





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Joe Dante


Ethan Hawke
River Phoenix
James Cromwell
Jason Presson
Dana Ivey
Bobby Fite





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Young kids are infatuated with aliens, develop technology to create a shield that can be controlled via computer programs - all with out the knowledge of their parents.

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Daniel Corleone 01/02/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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This was the very first film of both Ethan Hawke and River Phoenix. Ben Crandall (Ethan Hawke) dreams of becoming a space traveler and creates a ship with Wolfgang (River Phoenix), and Darren (Jason Presson). The idea was fresh and effects decent at that time. Explorers is a delightful sci-fi adventure that entertains despite its simple premise.

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Joshua 07/28/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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This was entertaining to watch as a kid. I also remember watching it many times but haven't seen it recently. I thought it would have been better if the aliens killed them or something at the end, but they can't end great...

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Alex 07/03/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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I remember this being a really great movie growing up. I would watch this movie very often, thinking of how great it would be to actually be these kids. It has humor, good sci-fi elements, and a decent story. I have not seen it in 10 years.

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