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Morons from Outer Space (1985)

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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 ... 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)
Dinsdale Landen ...
Commander Grenville Matteson
Tristram Jellinek ...
Simpson
George Innes ...
Stanley Benson
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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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Storyline

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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space | military | media | alien | america | See more »

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One Giant Leap ... BACKWARDS! See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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20 September 1985 (USA)  »

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Corra! Os ETs Chegaram  »

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Trivia

The name of the game of sport that the morons from outer space played in the space-ship was "Spaceball". Around two years after this movie was first released, another sci-fi comedy was made and released, that being Mel Brooks's Spaceballs (1987). See more »

Quotes

Television Presenter: [Referring to the Morons] ... Commander Madison added that they were highly-intelligent and potentially dangerous...
Bernard: [Disgusted] *HIGHLY* INTELLIGENT?
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Referenced in Comedy Connections: Alas Smith and Jones (2007) See more »

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IRON MAIDEN
by Courtesy of Sanctuary Music Ltd.
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Very, very smart and funny...did I say funny?!
23 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie takes aim at both Hollywood and its alien flicks and more importantly, British cinema's unfortunate marketing subordination to same. The special effects, cast, acting and production values are excellent proving that big budget Hollywood can at least be replicated in a lampoon genre. Contrary to nearly every paid critic's review, it is well written. No American or British icon escapes unscathed. The US critics really killed it and frankly, I don't know what Hodges did to deserve that kind of undeserved malice. It's akin to the politically correct fallout from "A Fish Called Wanda". Feel free to go there if you will. It's one of those small British films that people who enjoy silly and dark humor; satire and understatement; and simply well-made, good looking spoofs--this is one of those. It is dead on-target. Enjoy the payback from a great unassuming film that Hollywood made sure was dead on arrival: they were right in the sense that it was and remains "dead on".


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