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Purple People Eater (1988)

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90 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

A kid plays the old novelty song "Purple People Eater" and the creature actually appears. The two then proceed to help an elderly couple who are being evicted by their greedy landlord.
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Updated Dec 16, 1988

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Dec 16, 1988 (United States)
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Ned Beatty
Grandpa Grandpa   See fewer
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Linda Talcott
Purple Purple   See fewer
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Bobby Porter
Purple Purple   See fewer
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Neil Patrick Harris
Billy Johnson Billy Johnson   See fewer
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Jimmy Locust
Purple Purple   See fewer
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Tim Lawrence
Purple (voice) Purple (voice)   See fewer
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Chubby Checker
Chubby Checker Chubby Checker   See fewer
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Thora Birch
Molly Johnson (as Thora) Molly Johnson (as Thora)   See fewer
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John Brumfield
Mr. Noodle Mr. Noodle   See fewer
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Molly Cheek
Mrs. Orfus Mrs. Orfus   See fewer
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Kimberly McCullough
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Sheb Wooley
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Shonda Whipple
Allison Allison   See fewer
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Lindsay Price
Kory Kamimoto Kory Kamimoto   See fewer
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Katie Gonzalez
Patty Kamimoto Patty Kamimoto   See fewer
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Laura Bruneau
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Frances Buchsbaum
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Nikki Cox
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Marjorie Gough
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Cheri Hoppe
Heidi Johnson Heidi Johnson   See fewer
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Cecile Krevoy
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Arnie Miller
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Millie Pederson
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Rita Tavill
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4.6 / 10 | 812 votes