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Morons from Outer Space (1985)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 20 September 1985 (USA)
The story begins when three aliens get a bit hacked off at their 'friend' Bernard, who keeps making a prat of himself playing space ball. It is while he is playing space ball that the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joanne Pearce ...
Sandra Brock
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Desmond Brock
Paul Bown ...
Julian Tope
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Col. Raymond Laribee, CIA (as James B. Sikking)
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Commander Grenville Matteson
Tristram Jellinek ...
Simpson
George Innes ...
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Bernard
Griff Rhys Jones ...
Graham Sweetley
John Joyce ...
Chief Inspector Miller
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Godfrey (as Mark Jones)
Leonard Fenton ...
Commissionaire
André Maranne ...
Prof. Trousseau (as Andre Maranne)
Joanna Dickens ...
Lady Farmer
R.J. Bell ...
Klutz
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The story begins when three aliens get a bit hacked off at their 'friend' Bernard, who keeps making a prat of himself playing space ball. It is while he is playing space ball that the others start playing around with the space ship controls. They accidentally disconnect his part of the ship, leaving him stranded while they crash into a large blue planet close by... Written by Anonymous

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One Giant Leap ... BACKWARDS! See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Corra! Os ETs Chegaram  »

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Shane Rimmer: As Redneck (Melvin). See more »

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In the view showing the landing on Earth of Bernard after he and his chair were ejected from the spacecraft, the crane used to drop the actor in front of the camera can briefly be seen at the top of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Sandra Brock: [Interviewed by Scientists] Oh, you must know "Take me Sideways".
[sings]
Sandra Brock: So take me sideways, like you always do, it's such a la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la thing to do. My heart goes bim-bim-bim-bim-bim when I'm with you-oo.
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References Slapstick of Another Kind (1982) See more »

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BORN FREE
Music by John Barry (uncredited)
by Courtesy of Screen Gems -- BMI Music Ltd.
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This is a funny film
16 July 2005 | by (United Republic of Tanzania) – See all my reviews

I have absolutely no idea why this film is maligned so much, it is funny, it has atmosphere, character, charisma, and a lot of charm. The premise is wonderful, the actors are perfect, the jokes are funny and original. How about when Griff is escaping from somewhere and he hits the guard over the head to knock him out but it just hurts him? That is classic. Or when they are coming to lynch the aliens and one guy is twirling a noose? And then the same guy is chasing after and escaping truck and he breaks into song? Brilliant! The best joke is when Griff is wearing a stolen uniform and he slaps his hand over the name badge every time he meets someone to stop them discovering that it is stolen

  • everyone automatically assumes this is some kind of newly invented


salute and responds by slapping their own hands over their breast, including a whole platoon of soldiers. It's funny, man! And the song, Tempt me Sideways, what an awesome song! This film is a classic!


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