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My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 9 December 1988 (USA)
An alien is sent on a secret mission to Earth, where she appears as a gorgeous, attractive, and single lady. Her mission is to make contact with a rather nerdy young scientist, who's quite ... See full summary »

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Ann Prentiss ...
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Grady
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Peter Bromilow ...
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Cashier
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Carl Sagan (voice)
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Lexie
Tanya Fenmore ...
Ellen
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An alien is sent on a secret mission to Earth, where she appears as a gorgeous, attractive, and single lady. Her mission is to make contact with a rather nerdy young scientist, who's quite overwhelmed by her attentions, and isn't aware of the connection between her arrival and his work. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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A million lightyears from home, she's found a husband, a stepdaughter and a dog. When she finds out about sex, she may just stay for weekend. See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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9 December 1988 (USA)  »

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Mi novia es una extraterrestre  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$13,854,000 (USA)
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Original writer Jerico saw the story as a dark allegory about child abuse. That was how it was pitched to Paramount in 1981. They never wound up producing the film, but they do own the TV/digital rights to the story. See more »

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When Celeste and Steve first have sex, Celeste reveals her left armpit twice. And both times, the poor tape job covering her breasts can clearly be seen. See more »

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Ron Mills: BABY!
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After all the credits roll, Jimmy Durante rather, his ghost] says "Goodnight Mrs. Calabash, whereever you are" See more »

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Written by Samuel Lerner (as Sammy Lerner)
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its supposed to be stupid, dont you get it?
10 December 1999 | by (RI) – See all my reviews

If there is anyone out there who takes this movie seriously has real problems. Your not supposed to take this movie seriously, its a comedy, a COMEDY, cant you just laugh at how dumb it is? The lead cast is god, but its a cool movie because there are a lot of bit parts from people who are now stars in this film. Juliette Lewis has one line, and is the flower girl. Seth Green and Alison Flannigan from Buffy the Vampire Slayer have roles as well. Its not as bad a movie as people say, just dont take it literally.


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