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Rotten Tomatoes Logo77%
Children Science-Fiction 
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ChildrenScience-FictionAction & AdventureComedyFamilyFantasyRomance
Rated: 7+ (PG)19851h 49mOn: Free Services Prime Video Kanopy Tags: Friendship Alien Space Country: America

The visionary dreams of three curious and adventuresome young boys become an exciting reality in Explorers, the action-fantasy from director Joe Dante, who combines keen humor, warmth and fantasy with unexpected twists. In their makeshift laboratory, the boys use an amazing discovery and their ingenuity to build their own spaceship and launch themselves on a fantastic interplanetary journey.Explorers featuring Ethan Hawke and River Phoenix is streaming with subscription on Prime Video, free on Sony Crackle, free on Popcornflix, and 7 others. It's an action & adventure and children movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 77% and an average IMDb audience rating of 6.6 (18,791 votes).

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Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle & PopcornFlix).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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#3,908 Ranked Movie

#38 Ranked in Children Movies

#81 Ranked in Alien Movies

#458 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

Explorers has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 77% and an average IMDb audience rating of 6.6 (18,791 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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