Stuart Pearson heads with his family to spend a summer vacation in Creek Landing, Michigan, with his brother Nathan Pearson and his sons and their mother Rose in an old lake house they had rented. When the television has trouble with the image, Stuart's son Tom and the arrogant boyfriend of his sister Ricky Dillman go to the attic and then to the roof, where Tom meets his cousin Jake and they find the antenna dish totally destroyed. Sooner they discover four alien invaders that are preparing an invasion of the Earth that use a mind control weapon that only affects adults and they lock the quartet in the attic. Now they need to a find a way to force the adults to leave the house and discover the vulnerability of the invaders to plot a defense plan to save our planet. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Malese Jow and Carter Jenkins previously worked together on the Nickelodeon show Unfabulous. See more »
The whole alien thing starts off when Ricky and Tom go upstairs to fix the parabolic dish as the TV goes haywire following the awkward alien landing. Aliens uncover themselves before Tom fixes the dish. Later in two occasions the TV is seen showing sports events, one of which is right after the first encounter, when Hannah looks up as a reaction to sounds coming from rooftop. See more »
I'm sorry honey, I can't remember, do you want cheese on your burger?
No, I want to find whoever invent love and hack them up with a machete.
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Out takes are shown during the end credits See more »
Entertaining family movie, don't be swayed by the negative comments and rating
Don't be mislead by the overall rating, we found this movie very entertaining when in needed of some light entertainment for the evening!
Yes the story is run of the mill seen before stuff but it was well put together and flowed well enough, it certainly took me back to my childhood and the weekly trip to the video shop with my dad to rent a family film for the night, and can only imagine it would be great for kids (unfortunately ours is not old enough yet to appreciate anything other than tellytubies).
I definitely put it up with all the good old 80's classics like goonies, back to the future etc, as a no brains good old adventure... can also recommend spiderwick chronicles as a similar fantasy adventure film!
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