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The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

R
139 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

An alien must pose as a human to save his dying planet, but a woman and greed of other men create complications.
Writers
Paul Mayersberg (screenplay) | Walter Tevis (from the novel by)
Cinematographer
Anthony B. Richmond (as Anthony Richmond)
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Opening weekend
$5,922
Gross (US & Canada)
$100,072
Gross (World)
$162,388
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Release date
May 28, 1976 (United States)

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21 cast members
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Thomas Jerome Newton Thomas Jerome Newton   See fewer
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Rip Torn
Nathan Bryce Nathan Bryce   See fewer
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Candy Clark
Mary-Lou Mary-Lou   See fewer
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Buck Henry
Oliver Farnsworth Oliver Farnsworth   See fewer
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Bernie Casey
Peters Peters   See fewer
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Jackson D. Kane
Professor Canutti Professor Canutti   See fewer
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Rick Riccardo
Trevor Trevor   See fewer
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Tony Mascia
Arthur Arthur   See fewer
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Linda Hutton
Elaine Elaine   See fewer
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Lilybelle Crawford
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Richard Breeding
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Albert Nelson
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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Peter Prouse
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Jim Lovell
Himself (Commander of Apollo 13) (as Captain James Lovell) Himself (Commander of Apollo 13) (as Captain James Lovell)   See fewer
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Dort Clark
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claudia Jennings
Peters' Wife (uncredited) Peters' Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Debbie Letteau
Professor's (Nathan Bryce's) Daughter (uncredited) Professor's (Nathan Bryce's) Daughter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Noel
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Terry Southern
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6.7 / 10 | 21,502 votes