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Batteries Not Included
- Jessica Tandy

Overview - Tenants of a slum building need all the help they can get when their evil landlord threatens to evict them and raze their building in a fit of 1980s-style greed. Unexpected help arrives in the form of small extraterrestrial robot-like creatures who come to town and cleverly join the battle.  Read more...

 
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Overview

Tenants of a slum building need all the help they can get when their evil landlord threatens to evict them and raze their building in a fit of 1980s-style greed. Unexpected help arrives in the form of small extraterrestrial robot-like creatures who come to town and cleverly join the battle. Real-life husband and wife team Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy lead the tenement dwellers in a Capra-meets-Spielberg touch. Directed by Matthew Robbins, co-writer of Steven Spielberg's first film, THE SUGARLAND EXPRESS and 1997's MIMIC. Co-writer Brad Bird went on to work on THE SIMPSONS. Produced by Steven Spielberg.

Cast List

James Horner - Composer, COMMANDO (1985)
Wendy Schaal - American Actress
Jessica Tandy - American actress, DRIVING MISS DAISY
John Pankow - TV/Film Actor
John McPherson - American Cinematographer
Elizabeth Peña - Cuban American actress, BATTERIES NOT INCLUDED
Jose Angel Santana - Latin american actor, BATTERIES NOT INCLUDED
Jose Santana - Latin american actor, BATTERIES NOT INCLUDED
Frank McRae - Actor
James LeGros - American Actor, DRUGSTORE COWBOY (1989)
James Le Gros - American Actor, DRUGSTORE COWBOY (1989)
Macintyre Dixon
Dennis Boutsikaris - American TV/Film Actor
Hume Cronyn - Actor/Screenwriter, Married Jessica Tandy
Doris Belack
John DiSanti - Star, THE STAR CHAMBER (1983)
Matthew Robbins - American Screenwriter/Director
Ted Haworth - Production Designer
Edward Haworth - Production Designer
Edward S. Haworth - Production Designer
Michael Carmine - Actor
Tom Aldredge - Emmy Award Winning American actor
Luis Guzmán - Puerto Rican actor, BOOGIE NIGHTS
Jane Hoffman - Supporting Actress
Michael Greene - Actor/"Moon Over Parador"
Angelo Graham

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 107
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 025192052026
  • Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • Rating: PG (MPAA)
  • Release Date: May 2006

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"...A handsome film, impeccably designed....BATTERIES NOT INCLUDED is in the best Hollywood tradition of raising serious questions in a thoroughly entertaining way..." - 12/18/1987 Los Angeles Times, p.C1

 
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