GenreAnimation, Sci-Fi, Short Duration CountryBelgium
Release dateJuly 1, 2000 (Japan) CastJohn Boyle, Bouli Lanners, Pierre Lebecque GenresAnimation, Science Fiction, Comedy Similar moviesDolphin Tale, In Time, Shark Night, Drums of Tahiti, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, The Darkest Hour
Alien adventure hdtv imax
Alien Adventure is a science fiction/slapstick comedy 3D film in IMAX format released in 1999 by nWave Pictures, written and directed by Ben Stassen. The movie was rated G (or the local equivalent) in most countries. It was the first fully digital feature-length film produced for a large-screen format.
The movie begins with an extraterrestrial humanoid species, the Glegoliths, wandering through space in search of a new world. Encountering an unknown planet (which turns out to be Earth), the Glegolith leader (Cyrillus) sends two "manned" probes to the surface to determine if it is suitable for colonisation.
The scouts in the probes think they have arrived at a great city, but in fact they have arrived at a new amusement park that is not yet open to the public. They proceed to explore four amusement rides (later made into separate shorts):
Arctic Adventure (motion simulator ride in a freezing environment);
Magic Carpet (a ride in an Arabian Nights-themed dungeon);
Kid Coaster (a roller coaster set in a gigantic simulation of a child's bedroom); and
Aqua Adventure (an underwater-themed motion simulator ride, complete with animatronic sharks).
At each ride the Glegolith scouts become variously excited, frightened, frozen or violently ill, but end up having a lot of fun. On seeing this, Cyrillus decides that the new planet "was too much fun" and would destroy the fabric of his society, and orders his scouts to withdraw. The alien visitors depart Earth without actually making contact with humans.