Solarbabies (1986)




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Movie Info

Aimed at adolescent audiences, this futuristic sci-fi actioner is set in a nearly waterless world where teens and kids live in special compounds. They amuse themselves by playing fiercely competitive games of roller hockey. The Solarbabies are one of the teams and one day they are visited by a mysterious entity that promises to help them escape and heal their desiccated world.

Rating: PG-13 (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: D.A. Metrov, Walon Green, Chris Columbus, Douglas Metrov
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 27, 2007
MGM Home Entertainment


as Terra

as Daniel

as Metron

as Shandray

as The Warden

as Greentree

as Malice

as Dogger

as Tutor Nover
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Critic Reviews for Solarbabies

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (5)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

It can't decide whether it's a poor cousin of 'E.T.' or a kissing cousin of 'Road Warrior.' Either way, it's is an uninvolving and derivative dud.

| August 25, 2004
Spirituality and Practice

Audience Reviews for Solarbabies

A group of sports teens in the far future joins forces with a mystical force is quite good.

Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer


I had a huge crush on Jami Gertz in the 80s.

Steve K

Super Reviewer


I remember this! Cute!!

Leo L

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