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Joe Dante

Small Soldiers

110' - 1998 - Action, Comedy, Adventure - Dialogue: English
Director: Joe Dante Composer: Jerry Goldsmith With: Kirsten Dunst, Gregory Smith, David Cross
After the defence industry firm Globotech takes over a small toy company, Heartland Play Systems' CEO Gil Mars gives the green light to develop a new line of action figures. He wants toys that act like the ones in TV commercials. The results are fierce fighting figures, the Commando Elite, programmed to seek out and destroy the kindly alien-like Gorgonites. In an effort to make the toys as natural as possible, the designers insert Globotech's most powerful military computer chips. Meanwhile, in quiet Winslow Corners, Ohio, toy-store owner Stuart Abernathy is stuck in a failing business, so when the Heartland truck stops by with the Commando and Gorgonite toys, Alan is convinced they will be hot sellers,…

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Credits

Director

Joe Dante

Composer

Jerry Goldsmith

With

Kirsten Dunst, Gregory Smith, David Cross

Director of Photography

Jamie Anderson

Editor

Marshall Harvey

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

1998

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