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The Day It Came to Earth (1979)

PG  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  September 1979 (USA)
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A glowing meteor falls into a secluded pond into which Mafia hitmen have dumped the body of one of their victims. Students from the local college use the pond for a swimming hole. Then the ... See full summary »

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A glowing meteor falls into a secluded pond into which Mafia hitmen have dumped the body of one of their victims. Students from the local college use the pond for a swimming hole. Then the fun begins. Written by James Barrett <jbarrett@astro.sunysb.edu>

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Glory days of the drive in movie
12 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you like em' campy and fun this is a must have for any collector. The last of the true drive in movies. Sometimes it is just a blast to see a movie that reminds us that movies are supposed to be FUN. The movie stars Rita Wilson in her early career and after watching the swim scene at the lake you see some of the reasons why Tom Hanks married Rita Wilson! But my favorite was the fainting college girl in the haunted house. She is drop dead gorgeous and you can tell she has real talent. I wondered what other movies she appears in? This was fun fun fun and reminded me of a time where the world seemed like a happier place. Great movie ...a perfect 10 for what it is! A fun campy sci-fi movie.


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