PG | | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Fred Z. Randall is a geeky spacecraft designer who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars.
Ulysses (the chimpanzee in the movie) was played by Raven, a three-year-old female chimpanzee.
How about just saying, "Thanks for the cool coin, Bud. It really means a lot to me."
Fred Randall: Oh, yeah. Thanks for the cool coin, Bud. It really- what was the rest?
Right when the ship reaches outer space, zero gravity obviously takes over. But right as Fred Randall's arms start to float up, his earpiece falls out, obviously showing that the actors are just raising their arms on their own will.
Thanks is given to the "McDonald Douglas" aerospace corporation. The actual name of the company is "McDonnell Douglas".
To get the PG rating in the UK 42 seconds were cut to remove a scene in which a child climbs into a washing machine and goes for a spin within it.
$4,472,937 12 October 1997