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"Dave" takes that old plot about an ordinary person who is suddenly thrust into a position of power, and finds a fresh way to tell it. The movie's. Summary: Dave Ming Chang, newly arrived in New York City, may be the ultimate fish out of water. There's something about him that's not quite right - for starters. Plot Summary: Dave Ming Chang (Eddie Murphy), newly arrived in New York City , may be the ultimate fish out of water. There's something about him that's not.
They are aliens from the planet Nil. They come to earth looking for salt to save their planet from a disaster. They first send a small spherical probe, which a kid named Josh played by Austin Lynd Myers sees as it descends in the sky.Meet Dave Trailer
Josh is using a telescope to look at the night sky when the ball comes down. It comes in the window, where Josh is, and lands in the fish bowl immediately sucking up all the water like a vacuum. Josh takes the probe to school to show in science class. A school bully played by Nick Berman takes it from him.
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Click here to see the rest of this review Sometime later, another alien ship comes down in a fiery crash near Liberty Island. This spaceship looks like Eddie Murphy. Inside the Eddie Murphy spaceship are dozens of tiny aliens controlling it in a robot-like fashion.
A policeman named Dooley played by Scott Caan tries to find the ship. He finds an impression of the Eddie Murphy spaceship in the mud where it crash-landed. The Eddie Murphy spaceship appears to act strangely to people who encounter him, and it has some non-human extra powers like super strength.
The aliens have come to Earth to find the probe. They plan to use it to suck all the water out of the oceans, so they will have enough salt to save their home planet.
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The Eddie Murphy spaceship acts nicely to Josh and Gina. He tells them he is looking for the metal ball probe. Josh tells him a bully took it at school. Josh points out the bully to the Dave.
He gets the probe back from the bully. As Josh and Gina spend time with Dave, they become friends. The Captain starts to have sympathy for humans so he changes his mind about draining all the oceans. Commander Number 3 played by Gabrielle Union gets jealous, when the Captain seems to have affection for Gina.
The second-in-command, Number 2 played by Ed Helms does not want to stop their plans. He decides to cancel the plan of draining the oceans, because of the damage to the Earth.
Number 2 the second in command on the spaceship disagrees, takes over command, and imprisons the captain Number 1. She first cooperates in the change of command, but later agrees with Number 1.
Number 1 and Number 3 are both expelled from the spaceship, but manage to reenter it and convince the crew that the captain should become in charge again. In the meantime one crew member, Number 17 Kevin Hart drunk from the alcoholic drink Dave has taken, takes a pretty female crew member and jumps out. Meanwhile, The Number 1 apologizes to Number 3 for ignoring her.
He admits that he does love her and wants to be with her. Back at the police station, Dooley discovers Number 17 in his coffee and steals him to find out information from him.
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The police know from the impression of Dave's face in the dirt on the crash site what he looks like, and they arrest him for investigation. Dave breaks out, and the police try to arrest him again. Josh is at the scene and recharges Dave, who runs out of power, using a taser he takes from a police officer. The ball, thrown in the ocean by Number 2, is retracted. The captain orders Number 2 to be stuck in the ship's "butt" forever. The crew member who is with the police officer is allowed to enter Dave, and its rocket powered shoe with all crew leaves Earth.
While in the ship, the Captain tells Number 3 that he will need a new "Number 2" and they kiss.