Plot: Ben Crandall, an alien-obsessed kid, dreams one night of a circuit board. Drawing out the circuit, he and his friends Wolfgang and Darren set it up, and discover they have been given the basis for a starship. Setting off in the ThunderRoad, as they name their ship, they find the aliens Ben hopes they would find… but are they what they seem?
Rating: PG for some mild language and action, and a brief scene involving beer
Directed By: Joe Dante
Written By: Eric Luke
Production: Paramount Pictures
In Theaters: July 12, 1985
Budget: $25,000,000 (estimated)
Runtime:1 hr. 49 mins.