PG | | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Two young brothers are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is hurled through the depths of space by the magical board game they are playing.
Kristen Stewart admitted she was disturbed to see the life-size replica made of her for the scenes where Lisa is frozen.
Oh, man. That's it. Nice grab. Oh, yeah.
Dad: All right, Danny, your turn.
Walter: What? l didn't get my full turn!
Dad: Yeah you did. I counted. That was 25. That's what we said.
Walter: That's not fair!
Dad: lt's exactly fair. Come on, Danny. Time for your turn, then l gotta ...
When the astronaut first arrives, Walter tells him he is a "fleet admiral" in an attempt to make him leave. The astronaut then responds that he is fleet admiral as well, even showing him the card which shows that he used to be a player. Later, when the astronaut is telling the boys about his failed attempt at a shooting star wish Walter exclaims "You were a player?" He should've been clued into the fact that the astronaut was indeed a former player when he showed the boys the card. However, Walter could've assumed that the astronaut was lying to them in order to stay in the house, but it wouldn't explain where his card came from.
In the UK, two sequences where an aerosol is used as a blowtorch and where fire is set to a sofa with the use of an accelerant (around 1 min 17 secs) were cut by the distributor. This is because the BBFC have a very strict policy on imitable techniques (headbutts etc.) and decided that the scene was unsuitable for anything lower than a 15 certificate. Since this would have excluded the entire target audience, Sony asked for the scene to be cut in order to obtain a PG certificate.
$13,427,872 (USA) (13 November 2005)