This 1986 Disney adventure tells the story of 12-year-old David who lives with his family in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. When he awakens from being accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, he finds that eight years have passed. His family is overjoyed to have him back, but just as perplexed as he is by the fact that he hasn't aged. When a NASA scientist discovers a UFO nearby, David gets the chance to unravel the mystery and recover the life he lost.

  1. Matt MacManus


  2. Michael Burton


  3. Randal Kleiser


Top Billed Cast

  1. Joey Cramer

    David Scott Freeman

  2. Paul Reubens

    Paul Reubens

    Max (voice)

  3. Cliff DeYoung

    Cliff DeYoung

    Bill Freeman

  4. Veronica Cartwright

    Veronica Cartwright

    Helen Freeman

  5. Sarah Jessica Parker

    Sarah Jessica Parker

    Carolyn McAdams

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Flight of the Navigator
Flight of the Navigator


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Status Released

Release Information

  • July 30, 1986


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget -

Revenue $18,564,613.00

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