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Starman (1984)

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Jeff Bridges Jeff Bridges
Starman
Karen Allen Karen Allen
Jenny Hayden
Charles Martin Smith Charles Martin Smith
Mark Shermin
Richard Jaeckel Richard Jaeckel
George Fox
Robert Phalen Robert Phalen
Major Bell
John Walter Davis John Walter Davis
Brad Heinmuller
Ted White Ted White
Deer Hunter
Dirk Blocker Dirk Blocker
Cop #1


Written by
Bruce A. Evans Bruce A. Evans
(written by)
Raynold Gideon Raynold Gideon
(written by)


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A good movie

12 years, 8 months ago at Aug 25 12:39
1 vote
Personally, I think that Jeff Bridges is a rather amazing actor and I would watch any of his movies, anytime, so only for him, I was really eager to check this flick. This time again, he was really good and provided an impressive performance. Honestly, it was pretty obvious that other actors would have been ridiculous portraying this alien being but not Mr Bridges. The movie was also very well dir... read more

Earth Girls Are Easy

14 years, 7 months ago at Sep 11 5:22
1 vote
An alien being comes down to Earth, morphs into a human form in order to understand our species & then begins a race against time to meet with his star-faring rendevous party before the government military can get it's hands on him/it. But not before he/it can get a girl pregnant.
Simply put,
this movie is E.T. for adults.
Or at least, it's for those of us whose mind's are m... read more

Starman

13 years, 1 month ago at Mar 5 15:50
1 vote
Starman (Starman)

1984
USA
Regia: John Carpenter.
Produzione: Columbia Productions, Delphi Productions II.
Sceneggiatura: Bruce A. Evans, Raynold Gideon (Dean Riesner non accreditato).
Fotografia: Donald M. Morgan.
Montaggio: Marion Rothman.
Scenografia: Daniel Lomino.
Effetti speciali: Bill Lee, Kevin Quibell, Dick Wood, Dav... read more
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Description: A gentle alien lands on Earth and assumes the human form of a Wisconsin woman's recently deceased husband. Eventually,he is assisted by the young woman in a desperate race against time and the FBI to rendezvous with his alien mothership in Arizona. The situation grows more complicated when the woman and the sweet-natured Starman begin to fall in love. A departure for director John Carpenter, STARMAN is a gentle, simple film that won accolades from critics and applause from audiences. Jeff Bridges plays the title character, an alien that has come down to Earth on a peaceful scouting mission. When he takes the form of a recent ... (more)
Release date: 14 December 1984
UPC: 043396041295
Tags: 1984 (19), Sci-fi (16), Romance (11), Aliens (9), Drama (6), Adventure (6), Alien (5), 1980s (5), John Carpenter (4), Widow (4), Thriller (4), Helicopter (3), Kidnapping (3), Jeff Bridges (3), Male Nudity (3), Military (2), Colour (2), Melodrama (2), Tv (2), Talkies (2)
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