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This movie was about a bunch of kids that were building a type of space ship and they built something that projected a bubble around their craft and this bubble allowed them to travel great distances fast etc.

I remember one scene, they fired (accidental or not I cannot remember) this bubble in the ground and it made a huge hole into the earth, which seemed to go on forever. I vaguely remember one of the kids remarked "its probably half way to china now", but I could have mistaken this quote.

It sounds a lot like an 1980's science fiction movie, but as to the cast and other plots I cannot remember.

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I'm not 100% sure, but it sounds like you're referring to Explorers. This was an 80's movie that featured a ship built by kids, surrounded by a bubble.

I don't remember the hole in the earth scene, but it sounds like something that would have been in this movie, and perhaps I just don't remember it.

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Thats it! Ethan Hawk and River Phoenix are in it wow. –  Jared Feb 2 '12 at 5:11
    
Yep - a terrific film. –  Nobby Feb 2 '12 at 14:47
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This film has always been a guilty pleasure that lives in my collection. –  Andrei Freeman Feb 13 '12 at 16:11

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