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Not of This Earth (1988)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  20 May 1988 (USA)
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A science fiction vampire movie. The Vampire is an emissary from an embattled world near destruction who teleports to Earth to see if they can live here. He finds that our blood is ... See full summary »

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A science fiction vampire movie. The Vampire is an emissary from an embattled world near destruction who teleports to Earth to see if they can live here. He finds that our blood is nourishing and that at least one source of it is a steady stream of transfusions. He hypnotizes a Dr. to provide them and has his blond nurse move in to administer them. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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The Science Fiction Chiller! See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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20 May 1988 (USA)  »

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$210,000 (estimated)
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Traci Lords' first "mainstream" film after starring in more than 60 hardcore porn movies while she was underage. See more »

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During the three way chase between Nadine, Mr. Johnson, and the cops it switches from night to day several times. See more »

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Jeremy: [looking at a reflection of Nadine changing] That's a nice little mole you have on your left cheek.
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"Any unauthorized exhibition, distribution or copying of this film or any part thereof (including soundtrack) is an infringement of the relevant copyright and will subject the infringer to severe civil and criminal prosecution... not to mention a one-way ticket to Davanna." See more »

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Edited from Humanoids from the Deep (1980) See more »

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Women Are Like That
Performed by Bob Sheridan (as Mr. Moderation)
Written by Bob Sheridan & Ryk Oakley
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Enjoyable and fun if watched in the right frame of mind.
14 December 2004 | by (Mansfield, CT USA) – See all my reviews

'Not of This Earth' is a quickly made, low budget, R rated, sci-fi movie. It's made very much in the style of the B movies of the 50s and 60s except for the R rating. The R rating comes from several scenes of topless women and some sexual activity. The star of the film is Traci Lords in her first role in a non-porno film. It is also supposedly the last time she appears topless in any film. I'm sure this is one of the big attractions of the movie to a lot of viewers. She did surprise me though by her acting. It really wasn't bad. There are several scenes that were put in the film of other topless, big breasted actresses. These scenes weren't really necessary to the plot but I doubt that many of the male viewers will voice an objection to them. At the beginning of the film while showing the opening credits, there are a lot of exciting scenes shown quickly. These are not in the movie. Don't expect to see them again. Although this is not made clear or pointed out, they are from other films. It still is an interesting and fun movie and has some pretty good scenes of it's own. The film has plenty of mistakes and bloopers to look for that were left in due to the low budget. I saw this on a DVD that also had a version with commentary going through the film with you. I found it very interesting and recommend that you watch this commentary version after watching the movie. 'Not of This Earth' is a fun movie that combines some light comedy, horror and sci-fi. The movie is not meant to be taken too seriously. It's best viewed by a non critical eye with the intent of just having a good time. This can be a really enjoyable and fun modern B movie if watched in the right frame of mind.


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