Charlie's ex-wife disappears, and he travels to where she grew up--a rural town in the Midwest--to look for her. But, surprisingly, nobody knows about her or any of her many relatives, the Newmans. He meets aliens; but when he contacts the FBI, they don't believe him. He tells his story to a tabloid; and suddenly, he is chased by the aliens. Written by
Of all the worlds in all the galaxies...why did they pick this one?
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Did You Know?
The Mrs. Benjamin government agent character played by Louise Fletcher
was originally scripted as a man and described as being a Bob Balaban
type bureaucrat. See more
The red truck at the beginning of the movie that has the teenage couple in it keeps changing. The wooden side rails on the truck box disappear and reappear. See more
Look, Earl, I, I know this is gonna sound ridiculous but I think a strange woman's locked herself in my bathroom.
Well, Betty, how'd she get in there?
Earl, I let her in.
Well, I'll have a look.
Performed by R.E.M. See more