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*batteries not included (1987)

Five ordinary people needed a miracle. Then one night, Faye Riley left the window open.

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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.

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  • Hume Cronyn

    as Frank Riley
  • Jessica Tandy

    as Faye Riley
  • Frank McRae

    as Harry Noble
  • Elizabeth Peña

    as Marisa Esteval
  • Michael Carmine

    as Carlos
  • Dennis Boutsikaris

    as Mason Baylor
  • Tom Aldredge

    as Sid Hogenson
  • Jane Hoffman

    as Muriel Hogenson
  • John DiSanti

    as Gus
  • John Pankow

    as Kovacs
  • MacIntyre Dixon

    as DeWitt
  • Michael Greene

    as Lacey, Real Estate Developer
  • Doris Belack

    as Mrs. Thompson
  • Wendy Schaal

    as Pamela
  • José Angel Santana

    as Goon #1
  • James Le Gros

    as Goon #2
Art Angelo P. Graham Art Direction
Art George R. Nelson Set Decoration
Production Steven Spielberg Executive Producer
Production Kathleen Kennedy Executive Producer
Production Frank Marshall Executive Producer
Sound James Horner Original Music Composer
Production Gerald R. Molen Associate Producer
Production Ronald L. Schwary Producer
Production Joe Johnston Production Manager
Camera John McPherson Director of Photography
Art Ted Haworth Production Design
Writing Matthew Robbins Screenplay
Directing Matthew Robbins Director
Writing Brad Bird Screenplay
Writing Brent Maddock Screenplay
Writing S. S. Wilson Screenplay
Writing Mick Garris Story
Editing Cynthia Scheider Editor
Production Penny Perry Casting
Crew Linn Zuckerman Craft Service
Camera Hank Muller Assistant Camera