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The Man Who Fell to Earth (1987)

TV Movie | 100 min | Action, Romance, Sci-Fi

An alien lands on Earth and decides that he needs to take a job in order to raise money to build a spaceship so he can get back to his home planet.
Director
Bobby Roth (as Robert J. Roth)
Writers
Richard Kletter (teleplay) | Paul Mayersberg (theatrical photoplay screenplay) | Walter Tevis (from the novel by)
Composer
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Casting Director
Production Designer
John B. Mansbridge (as John Mansbridge)
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Status
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Updated Jun 30, 1987

Release date
Aug 23, 1987 (United States)

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23 cast members
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Lewis Smith
John Dory John Dory   See fewer
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James Laurenson
Felix Hawthorne Felix Hawthorne   See fewer
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Robert Picardo
Agent Richard Morse Agent Richard Morse   See fewer
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Bruce McGill
Vernon Gage Vernon Gage   See fewer
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Wil Wheaton
Billy Milton Billy Milton   See fewer
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Annie Potts
Louise Louise   See fewer
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Beverly D'Angelo
Eva Milton Eva Milton   See fewer
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Bobbi Jo Lathan
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Chris DeRose
Record Clerk Record Clerk   See fewer
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Ritch Shydner
Video Clerk Video Clerk   See fewer
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Rob Leilson
Captain Captain   See fewer
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Steve Natole
Soldier Soldier   See fewer
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Annie O'Neill
Secretary Secretary   See fewer
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Hank Stratton
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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Diana Wolfe
Pointed-Headed Lady Pointed-Headed Lady   See fewer
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Amy Sawaya
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
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Carl D. Parker
Rancher (as Carl Parker) Rancher (as Carl Parker)   See fewer
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David Nielsen
Alien Guitarist (uncredited) Alien Guitarist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

5.1 / 10 | 296 votes