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Explorers (1985)

PG 07/12/1985 (US) FamilyScience FictionFantasy 1h 49m
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The adventure begins in your own back yard.


Middle schooler Ben spends his free time watching sci-fi films, playing video games and reading comic books. Surprisingly, his affinity for all things fantastical yields a real result – when he has a vivid dream about technology, his prodigy best friend Wolfgang manages to create a working spacecraft. Joined by their buddy Darren, the boys take off into outer space and encounter some very odd extraterrestrial life.

  1. Joe Dante


  2. Eric Luke


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ethan Hawke

    Ethan Hawke

    Ben Crandall

  2. River Phoenix

    River Phoenix

    Wolfgang Müller

  3. Jason Presson

    Jason Presson

    Darren Woods

  4. Amanda Peterson

    Amanda Peterson

    Lori Swenson

  5. Bobby Fite

    Bobby Fite

    Steve Jackson

  6. Dana Ivey

    Dana Ivey

    Mrs. Müller

  7. Bradley Gregg

    Bradley Gregg

    Steve Jackson's Gang

  8. Georg Olden

    Steve Jackson's Gang

  9. Chance Schwass

    Steve Jackson's Gang

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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue $9,900,000.00


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