PG | | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A high school student and his friend find a strange, orb-like piece of equipment to use as a science project, but must stop it when it begins to threaten mankind.
This was one of the films green-lit by Disney's then-new Touchstone division when Ron Miller was still head of the company, but released after Michael Eisner had taken his place.
Policewoman: Ugly little cockroach...
Vince Latello: Hey what's the matter, I got boogers? Huh?
Policewoman: Hey kid, why do you wear your sunglasses at night?
Vince Latello: Because when you're COOL... the sun shines on you twenty-four hours a DAY!
Policewoman: Oh, yeah?
Vince Latello: Chill out, Butch... and get a shave.
Richard Masur plays Police Detective Jack Nulty in the film, although he's listed as Detective Isadore Nulty in the closing credits.
The closing credits are shown over still-photos from the film. A couple of the photos are from scenes not included in the film, or alternate takes of scenes used in the film. Also, three brief scenes filmed for the movie but not included in the final cut are shown. The credits end with Vince Latello's smiling mugshot from the film.
$4,122,748 (USA) (23 August 1985)