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Spaced Invaders (1990) Set on Halloween, this intentionally cheesy sci-fi parody doesn't offer much variety among its human characters, but its animatronic aliens — who look like sourpuss… PG Comedy Sci-fi and Fantasy Douglas Barr Patrick Read Johnson
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Spaced Invaders (1990)

MPAA Rating: PG

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EW's GRADE
C+

Details Rated: PG; Genres: Comedy, Sci-fi and Fantasy; With: Douglas Barr and Patrick Read Johnson

Set on Halloween, this intentionally cheesy sci-fi parody doesn't offer much variety among its human characters, but its animatronic aliens — who look like sourpuss versions of Spielberg's E.T. — are amusingly obnoxious. If only the film had spent a little less time making fun of dumb rednecks.

Originally posted May 11, 1990 Published in issue #13 May 11, 1990 Order article reprints