Flight of the Navigator

Flight of the Navigator (1986)

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  • Genre: Family, Science Fiction, Adventure
  • Release Date: 1986-07-30
  • User Rating: 6.925/10 from 670 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 30min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Randal Kleiser
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12-year-old David is accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, but when he awakens eight years have passed. His family is overjoyed to have him back, but is just as perplexed as he is that he hasn't aged. When a NASA scientist discovers a UFO nearby, David gets the chance to unravel the mystery and recover the life he lost.


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  • Joey Cramer

    as David Scott Freeman
  • Paul Reubens

    as Max (voice)
  • Veronica Cartwright

    as Helen Freeman
  • Cliff DeYoung

    as Bill Freeman
  • Sarah Jessica Parker

    as Carolyn McAdams
  • Matt Adler

    as Jeff (16 years)
  • Howard Hesseman

    as Dr. Louis Faraday
  • Robert Small

    as Troy
  • Jonathan Sanger

    as Dr. Carr
  • Richard Liberty

    as Mr. Howard
  • Raymond Forchion

    as Detective Banks
  • Cynthia Caquelin

    as Woman Officer
  • Ted Bartsch

    as Night Guard Brayton
  • Brigid Cleary

    as Technician #2
  • Michael Strano

    as Technician #3
  • Parris Buckner

    as Scientist #1
  • Robyn Peterson

    as Scientist #2
  • Philip Hoelcher

    as NASA Officer
  • Julio Oscar Mechoso

    as Hangar Guard #1
  • Butch Raymond

    as Hangar Guard #2
  • Chase Randolph

    as Lieutenant King
  • John Archie

    as Agent #1
  • Tony Calvino

    as Agent #2
  • Rusty Pouch

    as Gas Station Attendant
  • Robert Goodman

    as Tourist Man
  • Peter Lundquist

    as Newscaster #1
  • Jill Beach

    as Newscaster #2
  • Kenneth Ian Davis

    as Kid in Mustang
  • Courtney Brown

    as Stunt Double
  • Arnie Ross

    as NASA Technician
  • Fritz Bronner

    as NASA Technician
  • Albie Whitaker

    as Jeff 8 year
Sound Alan Silvestri Original Music Composer
Production Jane Feinberg Casting
Production Mike Fenton Casting
Production Valorie Massalas Casting
Editing Jeff Gourson Editor
Production Mark Damon Executive Producer
Art Scott Jacobson Set Decoration
Art William J. Creber Production Design
Directing Randal Kleiser Director
Visual Effects Craig Boyajian Visual Effects Coordinator
Production Jonathan Sanger Executive Producer
Camera Peter Lyons Collister Second Unit Director of Photography
Camera James Glennon Director of Photography
Production Dimitri Villard Producer
Production John W. Hyde Executive Producer
Writing Michael Burton Screenplay
Writing Matt MacManus Screenplay
Production Robert Wald Producer
Writing Mark H. Baker Original Story
Production David Joseph Producer
Visual Effects Jack Bennett Special Effects Supervisor
Sound Jim Borgardt ADR & Dubbing
Sound Steve Maslow Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Camera Craig Haagensen Camera Operator
Art Michael Novotny Art Direction
Directing Peter Bogart First Assistant Director
Sound Kenneth Karman Music Editor
Lighting Gary Holt Gaffer
Sound Robert J. Litt Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Elliot Tyson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Visual Effects Peter Donen Visual Effects Supervisor
Camera Ron Goodman Camera Operator
Art Thierry Coup Set Designer
Production Malcolm R. Harding Production Manager
Sound Emile Razpopov Sound Designer
Directing Lillian O. MacNeill Script Supervisor
Sound Dessie Markovsky Sound Designer
Camera Jordan Klein Sr. Underwater Camera
Costume & Make-Up Mary Lou Byrd Costume Design
Art Gabriel C. Ell Construction Coordinator
Camera James H. Armfield Still Photographer
Sound Tim Webb Sound Recordist
Sound Robert Wald Sound Designer
Sound Walter A. Gest Sound Recordist
Costume & Make-Up Diana Johnson Hairstylist
Directing Randall Badger Second Assistant Director