One of the odd movies that I really dug as a nerdy high school science student was My Science Project, released under the Touchstone Pictures banner.  The 1985 sci-fi flick featured Michael (John Stockwell) and Ellie (Danielle von Zerneck) breaking into a military junkyard to find something for their school science experiment.  When they fall through a fall out shelter, they find the engine to a UFO that was hidden there since the 1950s.  One thing leads to another, and the duo, along with spaz Vince (Fisher Stevens) and science teacher Dennis Hopper end up turning the thing on.  The device ends up bringing past, present, and future together into wacky hijinx.

Yeah, it was 1985. Still, this clip has me wondering if My Science Project is available via NetFlix.

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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...

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