Big-name stars spark most of the interest in this silly but amiable family film.
Three misfit high school boys, Slug (Ryan Thomas Johnson), Mickey (Joshua Schaefer), and Frank (Michael Bower), have their hideout in a burned-out restaurant. After explosives fanatic Slug is suspended from school by the school principal, Mr. Wareman (Joe Piscopo), the boys find a "prototype
nuclear device" abandoned in the restaurant by members of a terrorist group called the "New American Resistance." The lads, as a prank, proclaim themelves "Captain Nuke and the Bomber Boys" and blackmail Wareman and his superiors into closing all LA public schools. The ambitious trio then aims