When an unscrupulous real estate developer sends thugs into a deteriorating tenement to get rid of the last five tenants, they need nothing short of a miracle to stay where they are. In this delightful fantasy presented by Steven Spielberg, directed by Matthew Robbins, little stands between the brave holdouts and the street. But one night, when all hope seems lost, tiny visitors from outer space mysteriously glide through their windows. As if in answer to their prayers, the incredible creatures begin to turn the tide with their magical powers. Filled with dazzling special effects, the amazing story of intergalactic warmth stars the acclaimed husband - wife team of Hume Croynyn and Academy Award winner Jessica Tandy as a pair of feisty long-term tenants whose faith is rewarded in ways they never expected.

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*batteries not included (1987)

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Family/Fantasy/Drama/Comedy/Science-Fiction · 1h 47m · 12/18/1987

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

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When an unscrupulous real estate developer sends thugs into a deteriorating tenement to get rid of the last five tenants, they need nothing short of a miracle to stay where they are. In this delightful fantasy presented by Steven Spielberg, directed by Matthew Robbins, little stands between the brave holdouts and the street. But one night, when all hope seems lost, tiny visitors from outer space mysteriously glide through their windows. As if in answer to their prayers, the incredible creatures begin to turn the tide with their magical powers. Filled with dazzling special effects, the amazing story of intergalactic warmth stars the acclaimed husband - wife team of Hume Croynyn and Academy Award winner Jessica Tandy as a pair of feisty long-term tenants whose faith is rewarded in ways they never expected.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment

Budget

$25,000,000

Revenue

$32,945,979
Part Of
Cast
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Michael Carmine

Carlos
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John DiSanti

Gus
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José Angel Santana

Goon #1 (as José Santana)
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Wendy Schaal

Pamela
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Doris Belack

Mrs. Thompson
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Michael Greene

Lacey
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MacIntyre Dixon

DeWitt
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John Pankow

Kovacs
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Jane Hoffman

Muriel Hogenson
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Hume Cronyn

Frank Riley
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Tom Aldredge

Sid Hogenson
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Dennis Boutsikaris

Mason Baylor
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Elizabeth Peña

Marisa Esteval
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Frank McRae

Harry Noble
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James LeGros

Goon #2
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Ronald L. Schwary

Louie (as Ronald Schwary)
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Susan Shoffner

Receptionist
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Jessica Tandy

Faye Riley
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Luis Guzmán

Bystander (uncredited)
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John Arceri

Chauffeur
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David Vasquez

Band Member #3
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Jon Imparato

Band Member #2
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Riki Colon

Band Member #1
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Charles Raymond

Hector, Father of Marisa's child
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Alice Beardsley

Nurse
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Judy Grafe

Reporter #2
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Howard Renensland

Reporter #1
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H. Clay Dear

Policeman #2 at Building
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Joe Hamer

Policeman at Building (as Joseph Hamer)
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Shelly Kurtz

Policeman at Hospital
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Dick Martinsen

Fireman
Crew
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Mick Garris

Writer
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Matthew Robbins

Director
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Brad Bird

Writer
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