Skip to main content

The Boy from Mercury

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 27 min.

Plot Summary
In 1960, 8-year-old Harry Cronin (James Hickey) struggles to deal with his father's death, finding escape in science-fiction serials. Harry begins pretending he is an alien from Mercury, sent to Earth to observe people and defeat the class bully. As he retreats further into his imaginary world, Harry's uncle, eccentric biker Tony (Tom Courtenay), and a well-off new friend, Sean McCarthy (Sean O'Flanagain), help the troubled young boy deal with his problems.

Cast: James Hickey , Rita Tushingham , Tom Courtenay , Hugh O'Conor , Sean O'Flanagain ,

Director: Martin Duffy

Genres: Drama

The Boy from Mercury (1996)

Release Date: January 1st, 1996|1 hr. 27 min.

similar movies

  • Martian Child (2007)

  • The Butcher Boy (1997)

  • Taliesin Jones (2000)

  • About a Boy (2002)

  • Max (2015)

How do you watch stuff?


How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts


You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.

    Update settings