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Extra Terrestrial Visitors (1983)

Los nuevos extraterrestres (original title)
A young boy in the woods discovers a lovable alien...or is it?

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Nina Ferrer ...
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Lara Stapleton (as Susan Blake)
Sara Palmer ...
Óscar Martín ...
Maria Albert ...
Tracy
Emilio Linder ...
Brian (as Emil Linder)
Concha Cuetos ...
Molly Stevens (as Connie Cheston)
Manuel Pereiro ...
Bill Stevens
Frank Braña ...
Burt
Guillermo Antón ...
Matt Collins (as William Anton)
Frank Sussman
Gary Richardson
Hugo Astar
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One of the Mystery Science Theater 3000 faves. A little boy who has an extensive array of pets he likes to call "specimens" finds an alien egg to hatch, somewhat like Horton. The creature manages to use his snout to suck up peanuts and warp time and space with his fingers. Unfortunately, his brother who is found by poachers go on a killing spree. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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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. See more »

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The movie frequently jumps back and forth between day and night, sometimes in the same shot. It's most noticeable when Joe wonders aloud who could be banging on the front door in the middle of the night. In the previous shot, when Rick was standing outside, it was clearly daytime. See more »

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Tommy: Trumpy, you can do magic things!
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Hear The Engines Roll
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"Pod People" and "Bio-Dome" are like peas in a pod
26 May 2005 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

They say that no good deed goes unpunished. This movie - or should I say "this swill" - shows that to be 100% true. Spielberg made "E.T." and someone made "Los nuevos extraterrestres" (called "Pod People" in the United States) in response. The movie has a boy befriending an alien who looks sort of like an anteater, and some weird things result. WHY CAN'T ALIENS KIDNAP THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE THESE KINDS OF MOVIES?! There are plenty of good stories out there and they have to go and make this?!

That said, the movie was not a complete waste. Quite the opposite: "MST3K" once showed it. As you might imagine, Joel, Servo and Crow have lots of fun with it.


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