Its crew of tiny, intelligent, and unemotional beings is looking for an orb sent from its planet to extract the oceans' salt, which will ruin Earth. Meanwhile, mutiny is afoot and the cops are closing in. He admits that he too loves her and wants to be with her. Number 2 takes Dave to the harbor, where he tries to throw the metal orb into the ocean, but is stopped by the Captain and Number 3, both of whom managed to gain reentry back onto the ship. Dave powers down while Dooley and his partner catch up and point their guns at him. Corbett, who did not see the final film until after it was widely released, said he did not know how the final result would come out: Part of me is proud and wants to own this movie, promote it, generally celebrate it and look forward to all the possibilities that may emerge from the experience. Corbett later revived the idea for a movie and discussed it with friend and fellow writer , who would become his screenwriting partner for the project.
Meet Dave is the first movie called out, and Carl mentions he has seen it. Meanwhile, mutiny is afoot and the cops are closing in. She first cooperates in the command change but later agrees with the Captain's view on humans. Over the course of two days, the ship's crew experiences chaos and emotion in New York. At Gina's home the crew see their missing ball in a photograph taken at the science presentation. Josh tries to tell the police officers that Dave is harmless but is ignored. It is a golf-ball-sized metal ball which flies through the window and lands in his fishbowl, quickly draining the water along with the goldfish.
Do Earth's giants - Josh and his mom - have anything to teach these brainy aliens? Overview Dave is not an ordinary guy, mainly owing to the fact that he is actually a spaceship in the form of a human being piloted by a crew of tiny, coldly analytical aliens whose people had sent an orb to draw the salt from the planet's oceans. He decides to show it at his school's science class presentation. Its Captain also played by Murphy pilots the spaceship from the command deck located in its head, with the help of his second-in-command Number 2 , and researcher Number 3. The crew observes humans displaying feelings and love, such as witnessing Gina's painting or a homeless man offering to share his blanket with Dave when he sleeps in a doorway. The orb is in the possession of Josh, the fifth-grade son of a single mom whose car strikes the ambulatory alien spaceship and cripples its power supply.
The crew has 48 hours to recover the orb, throw it in the Atlantic, and leave Earth. Just not enough people came. The Captain decides to save the Earth and the rest of the crew agrees. With Josh's help, Dave takes the metal ball back from the bully. They need salt, which they plan to take by draining the Earth's using the metal ball, so they have to recover the ball. The film's poor performance became a joke for comedians. It was nominated for two , Worst Actor Eddie Murphy and Worst Screen Couple Eddie Murphy in Eddie Murphy.
The Captain says goodbye to Josh and Gina saying he now understands love. A spaceship shaped like a human lands face first on Liberty Island. Back at the police station, Dooley discovers Number 17 in his coffee and interrogates him to find out where Dave is going. The aliens need to save their planet, Nil, from an energy crisis. Screenwriter originally pitched the story for SciFi. It stars , , , , and.
It is revealed to be a spaceship which resembles a human , controlled by 100 tiny humanoid aliens. Eddie Murphy singled out Meet Dave like one of the worst movies he ever made. The Captain and Number 3 reveal themselves to the police officers who stand down. Archived from on July 16, 2008. Number 3, who has become infatuated with the Captain, becomes jealous of Gina. And an equally real part of me wants to lock myself in a dark room for a month and pretend it never happened. He recorded his score with the at the Newman Scoring Stage in February 2008.
Murphy skipped the Meet Dave premiere because he was working on the subsequently-delayed comedy. Bill Corbett said he would love to record a Meet Dave track on , a site featuring downloadable audio commentaries recorded by Mystery Science Theater 3000 alum and other regular commentators, including Corbett. . There was also some filming in early 2007 at an elementary school in Pasadena, California. The Captain via Dave spends some time with Josh and Gina and realizes that humans are more advanced than they originally thought.
The Captain attempts to retrieve the orb but is told that they only have enough power to either retrieve it or return home. A superstitious cop named Dooley desperately searches for the alien. The orb is in the possession of Josh, the fifth-grade son of a single mom whose car strikes the ambulatory alien spaceship and cripples its power supply. After the spaceship is hit by Josh's single mother, Gina Morrison , while driving, the Captain decides to befriend Gina and Josh. Over the course of two days, the ship's crew experiences chaos and emotion in New York. Josh tells him that the ball was taken from him by a bully Nicholas Berman.
Both are caught by Number 2 and they are expelled from the spaceship. With no power, Dave's shields are disabled, leaving the crew defenseless. The metal orb meanwhile slips out of Dave's hand and rolls into the ocean. Under Number 2's command, Dave breaks out of the police station and another attempt is made to arrest him. The police track Dave down using the impression of his face found in the dirt at the crash site and they arrest him. Some months later a massive fireball crashes into the water near.
Fortunately for Earth's people, the orb has landed in the hands of a boy named Josh, the son of a woman who accidentally hits Dave with her car. He then grabs Dooley's taser which he uses on Dave, recharging him. As of early June, they were filming scenes at the Statue of Liberty in. He tells them his name is Dave Ming Chang, based on a quick scan of common Earth names. She accepts and they kiss. Number 17 is then returned to Dave by Dooley.