*batteries not included
*batteries not included (1987)

Faced with eviction by an evil land developer, the poor residents of a slum are helped by flying saucers that need the electricity they find there to survive. The grateful spaceships repay the kindness of their hosts by battling the… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: March 16, 1999
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

The extraterrestrial elves, who thrive on electricity and replicate themselves out of scrap metal, are no less charming, and the special effects show them off gracefully.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An entertaining and heartwarming drama.

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Alex Orner
Common Sense Media

A good film the whole family can enjoy.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Aliens help the poor!

Stefan Birgir Stefansson
sbs.is

those pesky aliens

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Batteries not Included is a childhood favorite and is a perfect family film. Well directed by Matthew Robbins, this is a great film and it has such a good… More
Jason Owens
For many years, I've been wanting to see "Batteries Not Included," but none of the local video stores carried it, so I had to wait until it came… More
Alexis Nomm
A heartwarming story of aliens saving a lost group of souls. I grew up watching this movie and it will always be one of my favorites.
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Poor SFX. Passable family movie.
Anthony Lawrie
A childhood favourite that had me screaming at my Mum, 'I want one'!
JY Skacto
A sci-fi film with such an original story for its time. Heck, it still is an original story.<p>The movie takes a while to get going. You don't get… More

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