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batteries not included (18-Dec-1987)

Director: Matthew Robbins

Writers: Brad Bird; Mick Garris; Brent Maddock; Matthew Robbins; S. S. Wilson

Music Composed by: James Horner

Producer: Ronald L. Schwary

Keywords: Sci-Fi/Comedy

Desperate residents of an apartment building slated for destruction at the hands of a greedy real estate developer receive assistance from helpful miniature mechanical aliens. Among the holdout residents are a retired boxer and an elderly couple who struggle to run a restaurant in the building. Sentimental and predictable, yet somehow still delightful. Produced by Steven Spielberg's company, which played a large part in the pre-animation era special effects.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tom Aldredge
28-Feb-1928 22-Jul-2011 Into The Woods
Dennis Boutsikaris
21-Dec-1952   Jerry Harper on The Jackie Thomas Show
Hume Cronyn
18-Jul-1911 15-Jun-2003 Cocoon
James LeGros
27-Apr-1962   Drugstore Cowboy, Living in Oblivion
Frank McRae
3-Jun-1942   48 Hrs.
John Pankow
28-Apr-1954   Ira on Mad About You
Elizabeth Peña
23-Sep-1961 14-Oct-2014 Tortilla Soup
Wendy Schaal
2-Jul-1954   Francine Smith on American Dad!
Jessica Tandy
7-Jun-1909 11-Sep-1994 Driving Miss Daisy


Hume Cronyn   ...   Frank
Jessica Tandy   ...   Faye
Frank McRae   ...   Harry
Elizabeth Peña   ...   Marisa
Michael Carmine   ...   Carlos
Dennis Boutsikaris   ...   Mason
Tom Aldredge   ...   Sid
Jane Hoffman   ...   Muriel
John DiSanti   ...   Gus
John Pankow   ...   Kovacs
MacIntyre Dixon   ...   DeWitt
Michael Greene   ...   Lacey
Doris Belack   ...   Mrs. Thompson
Wendy Schaal   ...   Pamela
James LeGros   ...   Goon #2
José Santana   ...   Goon #1
Ronald Schwary   ...   Louie
Susan Shoffner   ...   Receptionist
Shelly Kurtz   ...   Policeman at Hospital
Joseph Hamer   ...   Policeman at Building
H. Clay Dear   ...   Policeman #2 at Building
Howard Renensland   ...   Reporter #1
Judy Grafe   ...   Reporter #2
Alice Beardsley   ...   Nurse
Dick Martinsen   ...   Fireman
Charles Raymond   ...   Hector
Riki Colon   ...   Band Member #1
Jon Imparato   ...   Band Member #2
David Vasquez   ...   Band Member #3
John Arceri   ...   Chauffeur


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