Top 2 Explorers Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Explorers facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Explorers film message.

A newspaper headline reads "Kingston Falls 'Riot' Still Unexplained," a reference to the 1984 film Gremlins by the same director (Joe Dante)

Explorers Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - The kids are in a junkyard when Ethan Hawke walks past Rosebud from Citizen Kane.
    The kids are in a junkyard when Ethan Hawke walks past Rosebud from Citizen Kane.
Explorers poster
Explorers poster

Explorers Plot

A boy obsessed with 50s sci-fi movies about aliens has a recurring dream about a blueprint of some kind, which he draws for his inventor friend. With the help of a third kid, they follow it and build themselves a spaceship. Now what?

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Explorers. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Director Joe Dante
Stars Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Jason Presson, Bradley Gregg
IMDB score 6.6