Remote Control (1988 film)

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Remote Control
Directed by Jeff Lieberman
Produced by Scott Rosenfelt
Mark Levinson
Written by Jeff Lieberman
Starring Kevin Dillon
Deborah Goodrich
Christopher Wynne
Frank Beddor
Jennifer Tilly
Bert Remsen
Music by Peter Bernstein
Cinematography Tim Suhrstedt
Edited by Scott Wallace
Distributed by International Video Entertainment
Release dates April 7, 1988 (1988-04-07)
Running time 88 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Remote Control is a 1988 comedy horror film starring Kevin Dillon (brother of Matt Dillon) who also starred in the remake of The Blob (1988), which came out the same year. It was produced by Scott Rosenfelt and Mark Levinson and was released by International Video Entertainment (later Artisan Entertainment until acquired by Lionsgate). The film has developed a small cult following since its home video release.


A video store clerk stumbles onto an alien plot to take over earth by brainwashing people with a bad '50s science fiction movie. He and his friends race to stop the aliens before the tapes can be distributed world-wide.

Blu-ray/DVD release[edit]

A 25th Anniversary edition was released in 2013 on Blu-ray and DVD by director Jeff Lieberman through his website,

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