| Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A young boy in the woods discovers a lovable alien...or is it?
Originally intended as a low-budget horror movie about an evil alien. After the success of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), the producers made the alien into a lovable character, and added a kid who befriends it. Director Juan Piquer Simón was not satisfied with the final result.
Trumpy, you can do magic things!
When Rick finishes singing in the recording studio, he takes off his headphones. Just before he gives the thumbs-up to the backup singers, he takes off his headphones again.
Film Ventures International retitled the movie "Pod People" and added a new opening credits sequence with footage from the movie "The Galaxy Invader."
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