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Name of a sci-fi movie where an alien vehicle collects sample of living beings on different planets. When it comes to Earth a boy becomes its friend. I don't remember much of the movie but one scene is that earthlings get a hold of the vehicle and keeps it in captive using big chains and heavy weights. Vehicle is silver in color and almond shaped.

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Disney's Flight of the Navigator

Inside he meets its pilot, an artificial intelligence called a Trimaxian Drone Ship, whom David nicknames Max...

...Max tells David that his mission was to travel the galaxy, collect biological specimens, take them to Phaelon for analysis and then return them to their homes.

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    Man, I love this movie. – PiousVenom Oct 21 '13 at 15:37

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