Pixels (2015)

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Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.

As kids in the 1980s, Sam Brenner (Adam Sandler), Will Cooper (Kevin James), Ludlow Lamonsoff (Josh Gad), and Eddie "The Fire Blaster" Plant (Peter Dinklage) saved the world thousands of times - at 25 cents a game in the video arcades. Now, they're going to have to do it for real. In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens discover video feeds of classic arcade games and misinterpret them as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth, using the video games as the models for their assaults -- and now-U.S. President Cooper must call on his old-school arcade friends to save the world from being destroyed by PAC-MAN, Donkey Kong, Galaga, Centipede, and Space Invaders. Joining them is Lt. Col. Violet Van Patten (Michelle Monaghan), a specialist supplying the arcaders with unique weapons to fight the aliens.(C) Sony

Rotten Tomatoes: Rotten 16% / Audience 46%

Rated PG-13,  1 hr 46 mins

GENRES
Action • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION
Chris Columbus
CAST
Adam Sandler  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Peter Dinklage  •  Josh Gad

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Adam Sandler Sam Brenner
Michelle Monaghan Violet Van Patten
Peter Dinklage Eddie Plant
Josh Gad Ludlow Lamonsoff
Kevin James President Will Cooper
Ashley Benson
Sean Bean
Jane Krakowski
Brian Cox Amiral Porter
Matthew Lintz Matty
Dan Aykroyd 1982 Championship MC
Jackie Sandler President's Assistant Jennifer