14 user 16 critic

Dr. Alien (1989)

R | | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 1989 (Argentina)
Dr. Ackerman, the biology teacher at the local college, meets with an untimely demise when chased by a UFO. Wesley, one of his students, is having trouble attracting women. That all changes... See full summary »




Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Prime Video



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Lady Avenger (1988)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Maggie's brother is brutally killed by a gang of thugs. Maggie is in prison but is allowed to leave to go to her brother's funeral. At the funeral, she takes off and goes on a quest for her... See full summary »

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Peggy McIntaggart, Tony Josephs, Jacolyn Leeman
Comedy | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Melody, Marci, and Mickey are three geeky college girls who can't get a date. One night, they invite some geeky college guys over and have a seance that results in the girls becoming ... See full summary »

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Linnea Quigley, Brinke Stevens, Michelle Bauer
Bad Channels (Video 1992)
Comedy | Horror | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

An alien determined to capture human females takes over a radio station to do it.

Director: Ted Nicolaou
Stars: Robert Factor, Martha Quinn, Aaron Lustig
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A female Los Angeles cop relentlessly tries to bring down a powerful drug cartel kingpin, and losing police partner after partner in the process amid the frequent shootouts and her social life, or lack of.

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Kary Jane, Thomas Elliott, Troy Donahue
Dreamaniac (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A heavy-metal musician makes a deal with a satanic succubus to make him successful with women, in return for the succubus being able to feed on the girls.

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Thomas Bern, Ashlyn Gere, Sylvia Summers
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

An intergalactic babe borrows her dad's T-bird ship to do a little planet-hopping with her two friends, but they run out of fuel unexpectedly, and must land on Earth. They land on the ... See full summary »

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Joe Estevez, Don Swayze, Joey Travolta
Creepozoids (1987)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A group of survivors try to avoid the battles of World War III; when they try to escape to the quiet lands, they encounter something much more deadly.

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Linnea Quigley, Ken Abraham, Michael Aranda
Witchboard (1986)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Friends playing with an Ouija board at a late-night party unleash a demonic spirit who begins hunting them.

Director: Kevin Tenney
Stars: Todd Allen, Tawny Kitaen, Stephen Nichols
Murder Weapon (1989)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Two daughters of mobsters get out of the sanitarium after having killed a boyfriend in the shower, supposedly cured and on the right track. They hold a party and invite all their old ... See full summary »

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Lyle Waggoner, Linnea Quigley, Karen Russell
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Alien creatures invade a small town and four teenagers, along with a young boy, attempt to escape from them.

Director: Douglas McKeown
Stars: Charles George Hildebrandt, Tom DeFranco, Richard Lee Porter
Evil Toons (1992)
Animation | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Burt has a cleaning company and hires four women to clean an isolated house. They find an old book, a dagger and a soul shred and when one of them, Megan, reads an incantation, she unleashes an evil beast in our world.

Director: Fred Olen Ray
Stars: David Carradine, Arte Johnson, Dick Miller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A nerd gains the friendship of two of his frat brothers when his dad offers them his condo for the week in Palm Springs, and also offers the fraternity a hot tub and jacuzzi if they can ... See full summary »

Director: James Frawley
Stars: Stephen Geoffreys, Sheree J. Wilson, Cameron Dye


Cast overview, first billed only:
Wesley Littlejohn (as Billy Jacoby)
Bradford Littlejohn (as Bobby Jacoby)
Scott Morris ...
Dr. Ackerman
Tom DeFranco ...
Russell Hines ...
Tom Tom
Rocker Chick #1 (as Ginger Allen)


Dr. Ackerman, the biology teacher at the local college, meets with an untimely demise when chased by a UFO. Wesley, one of his students, is having trouble attracting women. That all changes when bombshell Ms. Xenobia takes over Ackerman's class and persuades Wesley to participate in some vitamin research she and her assistant Drax are conducting. Suddenly Wesley has become very desirable, despite the fleshy antenna that grows out of his head during excitement. His newfound success threatens to alienate the girl he really cares about (Leeanne), and Xenobia's motives may have something to do with the fact that she is not of this earth. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


She has the cure for growing pains...


Comedy | Sci-Fi


R | See all certifications »




Release Date:

1989 (Argentina)  »

Also Known As:

I Was a Teenage Sex Maniac  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


A sequel, under the name of Star Pupil, was planned but never filmed. See more »


[after the sexually violated Wesley won't come by free will to the aliens' home planet to impregnate the female aliens there]
Xenobia: Please, think about the fate of our planet!
Wesley: Oh, sure, just like you thought of what this stuff would do to me. You tampered with my life. You violated the "prime directive"!
Drax: What?
Wesley: Didn't you guys ever see Star Trek?
Drax: Well, I liked the first two seasons of the old show, and a couple of the movies were okay, but...
Xenobia: What is this "prime directive"?
Wesley: Ah, it's a rule they had ...
See more »


I Was A Teenage Sex Mutant
Written and Performed by Billy & Bobby Jacoby
Published by C.H.V.P. Inc., BMI
Produced by Dave DeCoteau
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Among the Last of the "Up All Night" Fare
22 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

Judy Landers plays a doctor from space who selects a teenager as a guinea pig for her sexual experiments (just don't expect to see her bare anything in any version: her typecast wholesome and innocent nature remains mostly intact for this film, keeping her at least a step above Farrah Fawcett in talent). This leaves the teen with a phallic antenna on top of his head that drives women crazy, leading to many odd and often uninvited sexual encounters with everyone from the cheerleader squad to the school faculty.

In this millennium, we have films like Not Another Teen movie and the direct-to-video American Pie: Band Camp. In the 80s and 90s, teenagers in the throes of puberty had movies like this, which aired on USA's Up All Night several times during the late 80s/early 90s under the title "I Was a Teenage Sex Project." I gave this movie a 4 out of 10 for its place in filmdom, but for movies of its genre it deserves a 7 at the very least. I'd say it was one of the last great T&A movies to make it to the masses, more for Judy Landers than anything, and I put it right up there with Zapped, Once Bitten and a few others. After "Up All Night" went off the air and Ronda Shear and Gilbert Gottfried had to get real jobs, the line between simple eye candy and soft-core porn became so blurred that movies like this are only seen on premium cable after midnight, and T&A movies these days no longer try to be subtle with their humor. This film was produced just as the quality of this genre began to die of asphyxia, and very few made after it are worth seeing (and those of us who remember seeing Dr. Alien when it first came out are just a bit old to be watching 19-year-olds bounce around in the nude). Simply put, this was one of those movies that didn't need too much editing to be enjoyed for a good tease on basic cable, but of course you'd have to hit a local video store to see all the bare skin (That's why these movies were made, folks, so don't shoot the messenger). If you were a teenage boy in late 80s or even a bit younger, you might find this good for a nostalgic cheesy laugh coupled with an anatomy lesson, but if you're a teenage boy now with the same afflictions, then something more recent is probably what you're after (by this time most of the girls are old enough to be your mother anyway).

8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 14 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Zach Braff on "Alex, Inc." and the Art of Directing

Zach Braff takes "The IMDb Show" behind the scenes of his new series "Alex, Inc." and reveals Morgan Freeman’s favorite on-set prank.

Watch now