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Average of 178 ratings: 3.4 Stars

1985 M Suitable for general audiences.

The adventure begins in your own back yard

The visionary dreams of three curious and adventuresome young boys become an exciting reality in Explorers., the action-fantasy from acclaimed director Joe Dante (Gremlins), who combines keen humour, warmth and fantasy with unexpected twists.

In their makeshift laboratory, the boys use an amazing discovery and their ingenuity to build their own spaceship and launch themselves on a fantastic interplanetary journey. A galaxy of adventure for the whole family, starring a young River Phoenix (Stand By Me, Sneakers) and Ethan Hawk (Training Day, Reality Bites).

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102 minutes

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Widescreen 1.78:1
English, Arabic, Bulgarian, Craotian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Servian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French Dolby Digital Surround, German Dolby Digital Surround, Italian Dolby Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital Surround

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3 by Tubbs

Enjoyed the creatures.Tells a story without the violence.

3 by CalaiSaint

Our family really enjoyed this movie, including our teenage daughter. Is looking pretty dated, but still good,light,family watch!

4.5 by JimK

Went to the movies to see this many years ago. Its the kind of movie that will inspire your children's imaginations and still fills me with the urge to go and build my very own space ship and explore... Read more