Plot: A group of tenants in an apartment block are being forced to move out so that it can be demolished. The tenants are reluctant to move, so the developers hire a local gang to ‘persuade’ them to leave. Fortunately, visiting alien mechanical life-forms come to town. When they befriend the tenants, the aliens use their extraterrestrial abilities to defeat the developers.
Rating: G (adult situations/language, violence)
Directed By: Matthew Robbins
Written By: Brent Maddock , Brad Bird , Mick Garris ,
S.S. Wilson , Hal Barwood , Matthew Robbins
Production: Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment
In Theaters: December 18, 1987
On DVD: March 16, 1999
Box Office: $32.9M
Runtime:1 hr. 46 mins.