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A young and parentless girl adopts a 'dog' from the local pound, completely unaware that it's supposedly a dangerous scientific experiment that's taken refuge on Earth and is now hiding from its creator and those who see it as a menace.
A Hawaiian girl adopts an infamous alien criminal and together they learn what family truly means. The film is the first in the franchise.
Chris Sanders wrote, directed, and starred in the film. Chris Sanders made one of his first sketches of alien, Stitch in 1985.