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Not of This Earth (1988)

An alien arrives on Earth looking to take human blood in an attempt to preserve his dying planet.

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Vacuum Cleaner Salesman (as Michael Delano)
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Happy Birthday Girl
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Agnes
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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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Traci Lords is... Not of This Earth. See more »

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$210,000 (estimated)
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Kelli Maroney only worked for one day on this film. See more »

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When Traci is toweling off after her shower, she is wearing black pumps. Then in the next shot, she is barefoot. 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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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) 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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Jim Wynorski at his Finest
19 November 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A nurse is assigned to help a strange man (Arthur Roberts) requiring regular blood transfusions at his home. He is really an alien checking out humans for harvesting their blood, since his race is dying out because of intergalactic nuclear wars.

While this movie may not be a great one, it has that 1980s Wynorski sensibility that I so very much enjoy. Cheesy dialogue, a silly science fiction plot (a remake of a classic Roger Corman film, no less) and some crazy fashions (including a gang that looks like a vampire version of The Misfits).

The general idea of aliens coming to earth for nutrients is a pretty decent plot, and when done in a silly way like this, it is even better. A similar story could be told that is actually scary, but I much prefer the approach they went for here.


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