In a soon to be demolished block of apartments, the residents resist the criminal methods used to force them to leave so a greedy tycoon can build his new skyscraper. When tiny mechanical aliens land for a recharge, they decide to stay and help out.

  1. Matthew Robbins

    Director, Screenplay

  2. S. S. Wilson


  3. Brent Maddock


  4. Brad Bird


  5. Mick Garris


Top Billed Cast

  1. Hume Cronyn

    Hume Cronyn

    Frank Riley

  2. Jessica Tandy

    Jessica Tandy

    Faye Riley

  3. Frank McRae

    Frank McRae

    Harry Noble

  4. Elizabeth Peña

    Elizabeth Peña

    Marisa Esteval

  5. Michael Carmine

    Michael Carmine


Full Cast & Crew

*batteries not included
*batteries not included



Status Released

Release Information

  • December 18, 1987


    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 46m

Budget -

Revenue $65,088,797.00



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