Not of This Earth (1988)

R  |   |  Comedy, 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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An alien agent from the distant planet Davana is sent to earth via a high-tech matter transporter. There he terrorizes Southern California in an attempt to acquire blood for his dying race, the result of a devastating nuclear war.

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Stars: Paul Birch, Beverly Garland, Morgan Jones


Cast overview, first billed only:
Lenny Juliano ...
Roger Lodge ...
Rebecca Perle ...
Vacuum Cleaner Salesman (as Michael Delano)
Happy Birthday Girl
Monique Gabrielle ...
Roxanne Kernohan ...
Lead Hooker (as Roxane Kernohan)
Second Hooker
Cynthia Thompson ...
Third Hooker
Belinda Grant ...
Girl in Car
Robby Bointen ...
Boy in Car


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 <>

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Release Date:

20 May 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

De otro mundo  »

Box Office


$210,000 (estimated)

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1.78 : 1
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Traci Lords' first "mainstream" film after starring in more than 60 hardcore porn movies while she was underage. See more »


Throughout the film the Davanna aliens constantly and scientifically refer to human beings as "subhumans". A subhuman is a species other than and lower than human. If the aliens are meant to be using this term to imply that they feel that their species is superior to humans, than it would only make sense for them to call human beings sub-Davanna. See more »


Jeremy: [looking at a reflection of Nadine changing] That's a nice little mole you have on your left cheek.
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Crazy Credits

"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 »


Referenced in Videoclub (2013) See more »


Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Performed by Bob Sheridan (as Mr. Moderation)
Written by Bob Sheridan & Robert Kestler
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Not all that bad
26 November 2000 | by (SE PA) – See all my reviews

This was a cheesy remake of the cheesy original "Not Of This Earth". They seem to have kept the plot and most of the dialogue intact while throwing in a lot of large-busted topless nudity. All that made it memorable for me was Traci Lords starting a "legitimate" film career after fooling a lot of people for a long time. While she's no Meryl Streep, she has talent and an undeniable screen presence. I think her previous career has limited her opportunities....but without it, how many opportunities would she have had? Back to the movie...I think they had fun making it, and left in some bloopers for viewers to find. Look for the scene where a car door is shut and you can see one of the crew, holding a boom mike, reflected in the shiny metal.

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