Synopsis: Sam Brenner, Will Cooper, Ludlow Lamonsoff, and Eddie "The Fire Blaster" Plant all played classic arcade video games as teenagers. But now they have to use their skills to try to save the world from aliens. The aliens watched video feeds that they thought was a declaration of war. So they send down the classic arcade games to destroy earth. They also get help from a military specialist. They have three lives and if all three get used then earth will be destroyed, and every time they lose a live the aliens take someone's life. Who will win, us or the aliens? It's an all-out battle to save our planet and everyone on it.
Director(s): Chris Columbus
Production: Sony Pictures
  4 wins & 9 nominations.
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105 min

...maybe half an hour a day

turn off the cell phone.

Shut down the emails, put away

the Reggie bars, and focus on your wife.

Hold on, I want to see this.

...at Joseph Knibb Elementary School to

promote his youth reading initiative.

Here's what happened.

"Mittens jumped on to the table and

knocked over the whole bowl of soup.

The Ms. Pickles said gasp..."


"And the whole room fell silent.

This was cistat...

This is cast...

Cattastrophic ".


I got it sweetheart, okay?

Why did he yell at me?

You're mean!

Leave her alone!

The President can't read.

You gotta learn how to read, buddy.

It's as simple as that.

I was on three hours sleep, alright?

- Your policies hurt the poor!

- Nice to see you!

- You have the blood of innocent children

on your hands!

Thank you, for your support!

- I can't go to college because of you!

- That's a lovely dress!

- You're ruining the country!

- We're all in this together, now.

You've got a rough life, bud.

- Sir?

- Thank you.

But a t least you have a life.

Look Brenner, you're meant for

something more than this.

You need to channel your genius

into something productive.

I mean you were incredible in

video games back in the day.

But that's a useless skill now.

It's like being a great blacksmith.

That hurt, man. That's "cattastrophic"

you said that.

I'm going to get you back for that.

Mr. President, if you take away

all the libraries, sir...

...how will the children

ever learn to read?

Blacksmith, over and out!

Hello. I'm a nerd

from the Nerd Brigade.

Here to nerd out on all your

audio and visual needs.

Do you have to say that every time

you show up at a house?

If I want to get paid, yes.

Isn't that kinda demeaning?

Only if someone brings it up.

- Okay, I won't bring it up then.

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Tim Herlihy

Tim Herlihy (born October 9, 1966) is an American screen actor, film producer, screenwriter, and Broadway show author.Films written or produced by Herlihy have grossed over $3 billion at the worldwide box office. He frequently collaborates with Adam Sandler, who played a "Saturday Night Live" character, "The Herlihy Boy", in honor of Tim Herlihy. more…

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