PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family
A science-fiction writer, recently widowed, considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.
Author David Gerrold publicly distanced himself from this adaptation of his novel after his screenplay was rejected by the studio. He publicly rejected the final film for deviating too far from the source novel, especially in regard to making the main character a straight man with a girlfriend instead of a bachelor with no love interest.
I don't want to bring another kid into this world. But how do you argue against loving one that's already here?
While David and Dennis are in the car during the daytime, you see the rigging for the camera equipment visible when they pass a reflective building.
$3,376,669 (USA) (4 November 2007)
$7,486,906 (USA) (9 December 2007)