Jenny Hayden never did get over the death of her husband. So when an alien life form decides to model "himself" on the husband, Jenny is understandably confused if not terrified. The alien, or Starman, as he is called, has a deadline to meet, and kidnaps Jenny in order to meet it. Written by
The movie represents a rare instance where a film from the science-fiction genre received an Academy Award nomination for acting [which was for Jeff Bridges for Best Actor]. See more »
When the truck driver runs back to his vehicle and drives off, at least three wheels were on the road. It had stopped with two wheels off the road. See more »
[Fox looks in diner to verify that Starman and Jenny Hayden have been set free]
Shermin, you are finished. I will have you eviscerated for this.
'ell, as much as I hate to stoop to symbolism.
[Shermin takes a puff from cigar and blows smoke into Fox's face]
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The achingly gorgeous Karen Allen and the sublime Jeff Bridges star in this story of love and innocence.
A magical movie, with a poignant, otherworldly score sees John Carpenter direct a movie outside his usual genre. Well, all the planets came into alignment for this one, as it is a heart warming emotionally involving ride from start to finish.
This would be one of my 10 "Desert Island" movies.
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