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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 ...
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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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They came, They saw, They did a little shopping See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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20 September 1985 (USA)  »

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Corra! Os ETs Chegaram  »

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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

Alien: Are you the male of your species, or...
[strokes Bernard's leg]
Alien: the female?
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Spoofs The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

MORONS FROM OUTER SPACE
Written by Mel Smith and Peter Brewis
Performed by The Morons
Produced by John I. Walters and Peter Brewis
Released through BMI Records Ltd.
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I loved it!
17 September 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

If you are expecting a film called Morons from Outer Space to somehow be incredibly deep and fulfilling, you're approaching it all wrong.

This film presents exactly what it sets out to present: a campy, hilarious comedy without pretense. Reminiscent of films like Crime Wave and even the Pink Panther films, it is well acted by a great cast.

Don't go into this film expecting the answers to life, the universe and everything (that's a different story). Watch this movie for fun and check your higher intellect at the door.

Smith and Jones, who have long had great on-screen chemistry in television, are strangely separated for the majority of this film... living in two separate sub-plots.

Watching the film, you would think they must have had a moderately high budget, but I have a feeling they just made good use of what they had.

Don't discount this movie based solely on the other reviews here. I personally have laughed out loud so much I've had to pause it. You have to pay close attention and listen to everything to get the funniest bits.


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