Pete (Mike Myers) is a streetwise ex-junkie on the run from the mob. After his two best friends die, he feels obliged to help raise their three children who now live with their grandmother (Brenda Fricker).When a meteorite crashes into the kids' garden they believe that it was sent by their parents and go to dangerous lengths to recover it from the wealthy scientist (Alfred Molina) who took possession of it. Their lives converge in this funny, thrilling and bittersweet film.
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Dublin-based drama starring Mike Myers in his first dramatic role as Pete, a drug dealer who is in the process of getting back on the straight and narrow when his two best friends - a couple - die unexpectedly. Hoping to provide for their three children, he ends up moving in with them at their grandmother (Brenda Fricker)'s house. Before long, this unlikely household witnesses what seems to be a miracle: a meteor lands in their backyard. The orphaned children believe it has been sent to them by their dead parents - but the government comes to remove the meteor and take it to the university for study. In the process, the children become acquainted with wacky scientist Hugh (Alfred Molina), who, after a rocky start, eventually finds a place in his heart for the children.
Mike Myers stars in his first dramatic role as Pete the title character in this Irish drama Pete is an ex-junkie in the process of turning his life around when his two best friends die unexpectedly Pete steps in to help raise the deceased's children He moves in with the children and their grandmother (Brenda Fricker) where they all witness a possibly miraculous event A meteor lands in their backyard and the kids believe it was sent from their parents to keep a wealthy scientist (Alfred Molina) from gaining notoriety by obtaining it