Overall Rank: 3482
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 72
Theatrical Release Date: 07/12/1985
Genre: Sci-Fi, Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Joe Dante
Actors: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, James Cromwell, Jason Presson, Dana Ivey, Bobby Fite
Plot: 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 - wrote on 01/02/2012
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.
Joshua - wrote on 07/28/2007
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...
Alex - wrote on 07/03/2007
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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