Explorers (1985)
Genre Sci-Fi
Studio Paramount Pictures
Movie Release Date 1985
Country USA
Language English
Audience Rating PG
Running Time 1 hr 49 mins
Format DVD
Color Color
IMDb Rating 5.9
Ethan Hawke Ben Crandall
River Phoenix Wolfgang Muller
Jason Presson Darren Woods
Amanda Peterson Lori Swenson
Richard Miller Charles Drake
Robert Picardo Starkiller/Wak/Wak and Neek's Father
Leslie Rickert Neek
James Cromwell Mr. Muller
Dana Ivey Mrs. Muller/Freda Muller
Bobby Fite Steve Jackson
Mary Kay Place Mrs. Crandall
Mary Hillstead Couple at Drive-In
Georg Olden Steve Jackson's Gang
Eric Luke Darren's Teacher
Bradley Alan Stunts
Meshach Taylor Gordon Miller
Robert F. Boyle Starkiller's Girl Friend's Father
Chance Schwass Steve Jackson's Gang
Simone Blue Snack Bar Girl
Brooke Bundy Science Teacher
Amada Peterson
Bradley Gregg Steve Jackson's gang
Danny Nucci Nasty kid at school
Taliesin Jaffe Ludwig Müller
Tricia Bartholome Girl in Classroom
Karen Mayo-Chandler Starkiller's Girlfriend
Robert Boyle Starkiller's Girlfriend's Father (as Robert F. Boyle)
John P. Navin Jr. Couple at Drive-In
Director Joe Dante
Writer Eric Luke
Producer David Bombyk
Producer Edward S. Feldman
Writer Ethan Hawke
Producer Tom Jacobson
Producer Michael Finnell
The visionary dreams of three curious and adventuresome young boys become an exciting reality in Explorers, the action-fantasy from acclaimed director Joe Dante (Gremlins), who combines keen humor,. warmth and fantasy with unexpected twists.

In their makeshift laboratory, the boys use an amazing discovery and their ingenuity to build their own spaceship and launch themselves on a fantastic interplanetary journey. A galaxy of adventure for the whole family, starring a young River Phoenix (Stand By Me, Sneakers) and Ethan Hawke (Training Day, Reality Bites).
2 Additional Scenes
  • Wolfgang Is Bullied
  • Unexpected Thunder Road Ride
  • Personal Details
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    Seen It Yes
    Viewing Date 22-May-05
    Index 489
    Collection Status In Collection
    Purchase Date 04-Feb-05
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    Edition Details
    Distributor Paramount
    Edition DVD
    Barcode 097360167641
    Region 2
    Release Date 19-Oct-04
    Packaging Keep Case
    Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
    Subtitles English; Portuguese
    Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
    ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Surround [CC]
    Layers Single Side, Single Layer
    No. of Disks/Tapes 1