Set in Key West, Florida, on the Fourth of July, the story follows three friends, two young Army brats (Leaf Phoenix and Stefan DeSalle) and the son of a conscientious objector turned yuppie (Peter Billingsley). On a visit to their secret hideout, the trio is shocked to discover Mischa
(Whip Hubley), a shipwrecked Russian sailor. Mischa and two comrades were sent to get some top-secret computer parts stolen from the local Army base, but rough weather capsized their raft and Mischa found himself alone. After initial distrust, the boys decide to help the Russian get home. Wholly
derivative of every youth film from E.T. to STAND BY ME, RUSSKIES is a mess of unabashed ...