The Tommyknockers
The Tommyknockers (1993)

Adapted for TV, this is a Stephen King story in which an aspiring writer and an alcoholic poet (with a metal plate in his head, no less) literally stumble over a long-buried spaceship while walking in the woods. It starts glowing green when… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 9, 1993
DVD Release Date: July 18, 2000
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Stefan Birgir Stefansson

I have no idea what i was watching

Scott Weinberg

Bland and meandering King adaptation.

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Aj V
Based on one of Stephen King's sci-fi horror stories, this movie is very strange, but it stays within the sci-fi conventions well. I liked it, it was very… More
Luke Baldock
Another 3 hours of Stephen King. This time I was tired of the same old story. The slow build up good, the climax not so good. By the time the… More
Conner Rainwater
I honestly don't know how many made for TV movies will have to be made before Stephen King realizes that it's a terrible way to translate his stories.… More
Dean McKenna
Shocking about a town taken over by long-dormant aliens when the green lights appear. Traci Lords is hotter as a sexy bitch post woman. It's a part like… More
Cassandra Maples
Aside from the odd exception, Stephen King has rarely transfered well to the big or small screen, and along comes this little mini-series which is a by-numbers… More
Dean King
Saw this as a 2 part TV movie based on Stephen King's book. Great story and a good cast, not bad effects for a low budget film as well.

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