MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 10,472 this week

Morons from Outer Space (1985)

4.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.4/10 from 1,260 users  
Reviews: 24 user | 11 critic

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 »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 20 May 2011
 
a list of 49 titles
created 07 Jan 2012
 
a list of 42 titles
created 12 Apr 2012
 
a list of 49 titles
created 02 Feb 2013
 
list image
a list of 50 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Morons from Outer Space (1985)

Morons from Outer Space (1985) on IMDb 4.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Morons from Outer Space.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Pulp (1972)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A seedy writer of sleazy pulp novels is recruited by a quirky, reclusive ex-actor to help him write his biography at his house in Malta.

Director: Mike Hodges
Stars: Michael Caine, Mickey Rooney, Lionel Stander
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Henry Wilt is a more or less failure of a teacher who fantasizes about murdering his dominant, non-attentive wife Eva. At a party Wilt is stuck to an inflatable doll and makes a complete ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Tuchner
Stars: Griff Rhys Jones, Mel Smith, Alison Steadman
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Will Graham is a gangster who has left the life of crime and is living in the countryside. He comes out of hiding to investigate the death of his brother when he learns that he committed ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Hodges
Stars: Clive Owen, Malcolm McDowell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Croupier (1998)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An aspiring writer is hired as a croupier at a casino, where he realizes that his life as a croupier would make a great novel.

Director: Mike Hodges
Stars: Clive Owen, Nick Reding, Nicholas Ball
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Martin Fallon is an IRA bomber who tries to blow up a troop truck but instead kills a bus load of school children. He loses heart and quits the movement and goes to London trying to leave ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Hodges
Stars: Mickey Rourke, Bob Hoskins, Alan Bates
The Big Mess (1971)
Sci-Fi | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Outer space in 2034 is run by greedy corporations in a rundown bureaucracy. Two astronauts, who are not very smart, make their way with shady dealings, smuggling and spaceship wrecking.

Director: Alexander Kluge
Stars: Vinzenz Sterr, Maria Sterr, Sigi Graue
Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A rich rocket scientist organizes an expedition to the moon, which they discover is inhabited by nude women.

Directors: Raymond Phelan, Doris Wishman
Stars: Marietta, William Mayer, Lester Brown
Star Pilot (1966)
Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Aliens from the constellation Hydra crash-land on the island of Sardinia. A prominent scientist, his daughter, several young technicians, and a pair of Oriental spies are taken hostage by ... See full summary »

Director: Pietro Francisci
Stars: Leonora Ruffo, Mario Novelli, Roland Lesaffre
Red Hot Rock (Video 1984)
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Directors: Ian Emes, Bradley Friedman, and 7 more credits »
Stars: Rick Anderson, Michael Cotten, John Deacon
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Director: Jorge Darnell
Stars: José Lifante, Miguel Ligero, María Noel
Top Line (1988)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Author Ted Angelo discovers an UFO in the Columbian jungle. When he tries to spread the word, he earns more than the usual disbelief: suddenly he's hunted by almost every organization, like... See full summary »

Director: Nello Rossati
Stars: Franco Nero, Deborah Moore, Mary Stavin
984: Prisoner of the Future (TV Movie 1982)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A corporate executive is taken prisoner by an underground organization known as The Movement, and is turned over to a ruthless interrogator.

Director: Tibor Takács
Stars: Stephen Markle, Andy Adoch, Madeleine Atkinson
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joanne Pearce ...
Sandra Brock
...
Desmond Brock
Paul Bown ...
Julian Tope
...
Col. Raymond Laribee, CIA (as James B. Sikking)
Dinsdale Landen ...
Commander Grenville Matteson
Tristram Jellinek ...
Simpson
George Innes ...
...
Bernard
Griff Rhys Jones ...
Graham Sweetley
John Joyce ...
Chief Inspector Miller
...
Godfrey (as Mark Jones)
Leonard Fenton ...
Commissionaire
André Maranne ...
Prof. Trousseau (as Andre Maranne)
Joanna Dickens ...
Lady Farmer
R.J. Bell ...
Klutz
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

space | military | media | alien | america | See All (16) »

Taglines:

One Giant Leap ... BACKWARDS! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 September 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Corra! Os ETs Chegaram  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

THe film's two leads, Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones, were known to audiences from appearing on the British comedy series Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979). 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.
See more »

Connections

References Slapstick (Of Another Kind) (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

IRON MAIDEN
by Courtesy of Sanctuary Music Ltd.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Under-rated film with subtle message
9 July 2002 | by (Sheffield,England) – See all my reviews

Yes I did like this film, so what about it? It's well written and better than any Hollywood rubbish crappy comedy about Aliens invading earth, (with the exception of MARS ATTACKS!)the humour is subtley handled by the cast, especially, Jimmy Nail, turning in his best performance as one of the "Moron" aliens, in Auf Wiedersen Pet, I thought he was just irritating and over-rated, but here he almost steals the show. Paul Bown and Joanne Pearce also far well, as the dim-wit and dizzy blonde repectively. James B. Sikking is wonderfully dry in his slightly underused role and Dinsdale Landen has many a good line, with his rolling monotenous, authority, sing-song voice. The two stars; Smith and Jones also do well, especially Mel who wanders around the film looking for someone to believe that he is the fourth alien when, as he describes them; "So-called friends" leave him destitute while they enjoy a life of Fame, Fortune and Luxury. The sequence where he finally bumps into them at the end is quite moving and underplayed, with a subtle message regarding people you either know or who are your "so-called friends". Griff does O.K, but his role is slightly wasted, he appears only to but at the brunt of the joke or pamper to the aliens constant needs. All in all, it really is O.K and the film runs at a good pace, what's wrong with Aliens being out there who are thick, other aliens on their planet (peculiarly named:BLOB)could be highly intelligent but these unfortunately are the ones we meet. Favourite Moment: When told they are played with the chess set, one glance sees them not actually playing the game in the normal way, but having one holding the board and hitting the chess pieces which come their way.


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Funniest scene Wolfman316
Of course it's a stupid movie. rdconger
Discuss Morons from Outer Space (1985) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?