Flight of the Navigator

Flight of the Navigator (1986)

Come along on the greatest adventure of the summer!

  • Genre: Family, Science Fiction, Adventure
  • Release Date: 1986-07-30
  • User Rating: 7/10 from 291 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 30min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: New Star Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Randal Kleiser
star 7/10
From 291 Ratings


This 1986 Disney adventure tells the story of 12-year-old David who lives with his family in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. When he awakens from being accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, he finds that eight years have passed. His family is overjoyed to have him back, but just as perplexed as he is by the fact that he hasn't aged. When a NASA scientist discovers a UFO nearby, David gets the chance to unravel the mystery and recover the life he lost.

Flight of the Navigator Trailer

  • Joey Cramer

    as David Scott Freeman
  • Paul Reubens

    as Max (voice, as Paul Mall)
  • Cliff DeYoung

    as Bill Freeman
  • Veronica Cartwright

    as Helen Freeman
  • Sarah Jessica Parker

    as Carolyn McAdams
  • Matt Adler

    as Jeff (16 years)
  • Robert Small

    as Troy
  • Raymond Forchion

    as Detective Banks
Directing Randal Kleiser Director
Writing Michael Burton Screenplay
Writing Matt MacManus Screenplay
Production Dimitri Villard Producer
Production Robert Wald Producer
Sound Alan Silvestri Original Music Composer
Camera James Glennon Director of Photography
Editing Jeff Gourson Editor
Writing Mark H. Baker Original Story
Production David Joseph Producer
Production Jonathan Sanger Executive Producer
Production Mark Damon Executive Producer
Production John W. Hyde Executive Producer
Production Mike Fenton Casting
Production Valorie Massalas Casting
Art William J. Creber Production Design
Art Michael Novotny Art Direction
Art Scott Jacobson Set Decoration
Production Jane Feinberg Casting
Costume & Make-Up Mary Lou Byrd Costume Design
Art Gabriel C. Ell Construction Coordinator
Sound Kenneth Karman Music Editor
Directing Lillian O. MacNeill Script Supervisor
Camera Ron Goodman Camera Operator
Camera Craig Haagensen Camera Operator
Crew Peter Lyons Collister Second Unit Cinematographer
Camera Jordan Klein Sr. Underwater Camera
Lighting Gary Holt Gaffer
Camera James H. Armfield Still Photographer
Visual Effects Jack Bennett Special Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Craig Boyajian Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Peter Donen Visual Effects Supervisor
Sound Jim Borgardt ADR & Dubbing
Crew Tim Webb Sound Recordist
Sound Robert Wald Sound Designer
Sound Emile Razpopov Sound Designer
Sound Dessie Markovsky Sound Designer
Crew Walter A. Gest Sound Recordist
Sound Robert J. Litt Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Elliot Tyson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Steve Maslow Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Diana Johnson Hairstylist