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Remote Control (1988)

R
88 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

A video store clerk stumbles onto an alien plot to take over earth by brainwashing people with a bad '50s science fiction movie. He and his friends race to stop the aliens before the tapes can be distributed world-wide and their only ...See moreA video store clerk stumbles onto an alien plot to take over earth by brainwashing people with a bad '50s science fiction movie. He and his friends race to stop the aliens before the tapes can be distributed world-wide and their only weapon is a special remote control. Written by Andy Bogursky See less
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Cinematographer
Tim Suhrstedt (as Timothy Suhrstedt)
Editor
Scott K. Wallace (as Scott Wallace)
Casting Director
Production Designer
Curtis A. Schnell (as Curtis Schnell)
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$3,000,000
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Release date
Apr 7, 1988 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Deborah Goodrich
Belinda Watson Belinda Watson   See fewer
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Frank Beddor
Victor Victor   See fewer
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Jennifer Tilly
Allegra James Allegra James   See fewer
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Kaaren Lee
Patricia Patricia   See fewer
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Bert Remsen
Bill Denver Bill Denver   See fewer
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Jamie McEnnan
Matthew (as Jaime McEnnan) Matthew (as Jaime McEnnan)   See fewer
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Jerold Pearson
Alan Bard Alan Bard   See fewer
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Jennifer Buchanan
Julia Bard Julia Bard   See fewer
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Marilyn Adams
Neighbor #1 Neighbor #1   See fewer
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Dick Warlock
Mr. James (as Richard Warlock) Mr. James (as Richard Warlock)   See fewer
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Ann Walker
Mrs. James Mrs. James   See fewer
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Mike Pniewski
Artie (as Michael Pniewski) Artie (as Michael Pniewski)   See fewer
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Al Eisenmann
Boyfriend #1 (as Al Eisenmann II) Boyfriend #1 (as Al Eisenmann II)   See fewer
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A. Michael Lerner
Manager #1 (as Allen Michael Lerner) Manager #1 (as Allen Michael Lerner)   See fewer
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Tad Horino
Controller #1 Controller #1   See fewer
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Yoshio Be
1st Q.C. Man (as Yosh Moriwaki) 1st Q.C. Man (as Yosh Moriwaki)   See fewer
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Gerald Jann
2nd Q.C. Man 2nd Q.C. Man   See fewer
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Ty Kelley
Young Hero Young Hero   See fewer
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Lisa Aliff
Heroine Heroine   See fewer
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Larry Mintz
Controller #2 Controller #2   See fewer
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Dick Durock
Driver #1 Driver #1   See fewer
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George P. Wilbur
Dockman Dockman   See fewer
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Randy Sutter
Young Man Young Man   See fewer
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Ina Romeo
Clerk Clerk   See fewer
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Jack Slater
Detective #1 Detective #1   See fewer
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Joe Beruh
Detective #2 Detective #2   See fewer
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Jeffrey Sudzin
Fireman Fireman   See fewer
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Janeen Ellen Weiss
Mrs. Watson Mrs. Watson   See fewer
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Deborah Winters
Alicia (archive footage) Alicia (archive footage)   See fewer
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J.D. Kaye
Video Renter (uncredited) Video Renter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Vitelli
Paramedic (uncredited) Paramedic (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 750 votes