A rather obvious reworking of E.T. in which Eric Cruise (Jade Calegory), a fatherless and wheelchair-bound boy, helps reunite Mysterious Alien Creature--MAC--with the family he's been separated from. In addition to its lack of originality, MAC AND ME is also blatantly commercial, selling
everything from candy to soft drinks to fast-food restaurants--the film includes a "special guest appearance" by Ronald MacDonald. It does however provide an admirable role model in Jade Calegory, a victim of spina bifida and a spokesman for Easter Seals. Though the film did little box office
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