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Enemy Mine (1985)

A soldier from Earth crash-lands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together ... See full summary »

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Joey Wooster
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Wilson
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Mandy Hausenberger ...
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A soldier from Earth crash-lands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds himself caring for his enemy in a completely unexpected way. Written by Dan Hartung <dhartung@mcs.com>

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Enemies because they were taught to be. Allies because they had to be. Brothers because they dared to be. See more »


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20 December 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Enemigo mío  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,594,702 (USA) (22 December 1985)

Gross:

$4,271,684 (USA)
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Trivia

To make a corridor look longer than it actually was, the crew created an optical illusion by putting a mirror in a 45° angle at the end of it. At the Bavaria Filmstudios, where the movie has been filmed, you can still take a guided tour around the set. The effect with the mirror was so good that one day a tour guide ran into the glass and broke it. See more »

Goofs

When the Drac is sitting by the camp fire reading from his book, we see the open book for a few seconds. The page on the right is the same page as the left just upside down. See more »

Quotes

Davidge: You know something, Jerry? Your great Shismar ain't shit!
Jerry: [angry] Earthman, your Mickey Mouse is one big stupid dope!
[Davidge tries not to laugh]
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Science Fiction With A Message
26 October 1999 | by (Naples, FL) – See all my reviews

I was fortunate to come across this wonderful movie in the late 1980s and have since viewed it a few times. It has always been on my list of favorites. Although I now feel it may have dragged a bit, the combination of special effects, fine performances and the poignant message it sends, makes this film worth seeing. For parents, this is a movie that instead of focusing on blood and guts and the misguided lesson that blowing up people is something to cheer about, teaches that learning to love your enemy is the finest reward.


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