Liquid Sky (1982)

R  |   |  Sci-Fi  |  15 April 1983 (USA)
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Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New York apartment inhabited by a drug dealer and her female, androgynous, bisexual ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anne Carlisle ...
Paula E. Sheppard ...
Susan Doukas ...
Otto von Wernherr ...
Bob Brady ...
Elaine C. Grove ...
Stanley Knapp ...
Paul (as Stanley Knap)
Jack Adalist ...
Lloyd Ziff ...
Harry Lum ...
Roy MacArthur ...
Sara Carlisle ...
Nina V. Kerova ...
Alan Preston ...
Christine Hatfull ...
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Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New York apartment inhabited by a drug dealer and her female, androgynous, bisexual nymphomaniac lover, a fashion model. The aliens soon find the human pheromones created in the brain during orgasm preferable to heroin, and the model's casual sex partners begin to disappear. This increasingly bizarre scenario is observed by a lonely woman in the building across the street, a German scientist who is following the aliens, and an equally androgynous, drug-addicted male model. (Both models are played by Anne Carlisle, in a dual role.) Darkly funny and thoroughly weird. Written by Marty Cassady <>

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Cielo líquido  »

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Debut theatrical feature film written / produced / directed by Slava Tsukerman. See more »


Margaret: That's the only thing I care about, my career. What do you think I'm doing right now? I'm getting ready to shoot with a professional photographer who I met at the club, who's gonna come here...
Owen: Wally wants to go to bed with you.
Margaret: Nobody - nobody fucks at the club, everybody's gay! It's you that thinks about fucking all the time.
Owen: Your vocabulary is punctuated by two words: "shit" and "fuck."
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Crazy Psychedelic 80's Feminist Sci-Fi weirdness!
25 July 2005 | by (Bloomsburg PA) – See all my reviews

In the film "Liquid Sky", aliens come to earth in search of heroin. Their saucer lands on top of a drug dealer's apartment. The aliens discover that the human orgasm is just as powerful as heroin. Evertime actress Anne Carlisle's character has sex, her partners mysteriously disappear. The screen turns all neon and psychedelic when the aliens get each victim. Then there is a crazy German scientist who is researching UFO's, who is interested in what's been happening. Anne Carlisle also plays a dual role as a nasty male model drug addict. "Liquid Sky" is very vulgar, psychedelic and surreal. Not to mention, the horrific acting makes it hilarious. It may very well be one of the strangest drug cult films of the 80's. It is also extremely colorful, weird and a must watch guilty pleasure. So ignore the awful music in the beginning and enjoy the rest of the film.

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