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Release Date: July 31st, 2009

DVD Release Date: November 3rd, 2009

PG|1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
A family vacation is anything but restful when young Tom Pearson (Carter Jenkins), his siblings, and his cousins encounter an invading force of tiny aliens who are bent on conquering Earth. The aliens gain control of Ricky, the boyfriend of Tom's sister Bethany (Ashley Tisdale). Using an implant in his brain, they use him to carry out their plot. When Tom learns that the implant works only on grown-ups, he sees a chance to fight off the invaders -- but only if the adults are kept clueless.

Cast: Carter Jenkins, Austin Butler, Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Nealon, Robert Hoffman, Doris Roberts, Tim Meadows, Andy Richter

Director: John Schultz

Genres: Family, Adventure, Comedy, Science fiction

Production Co: Josephson Entertainment

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

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  • The movie is awfully close to a video game with its own specific rules, but its characters are appealing and funny, "Aliens" doesn't have a mechanical feel that drags down most video-game movies. show more

  • Aliens in the Attic is conveyor-belt family product, an action/adventure/sci-fi/comedy made from the bland corporate DNA of Nickelodeon and the Disney Channel. It appears designed for families who never leave the mall. show more

  • Nowhere near as bad as "Coneheads," but still isn't worth your time. show more

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