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Purple People Eater (1988)

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A kid plays the old novelty song "Purple People Eater" and the creature actually appears. The two then proceed to help an elderly couple who are being evicted by their greedy landlord.

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A kid plays the old novelty song "Purple People Eater" and the creature actually appears. The two then proceed to help an elderly couple who are being evicted by their greedy landlord.

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16 December 1988 (USA)  »

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Amico venuto dallo spazio  »

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The actor who plays the role of Harry Skinner in this film, Sheb Wooley, is the man who first recorded and popularized the song "Purple People Eater" in 1958. See more »

Quotes

Billy Johnson: Grandpa, what's it like to die?
Grandpa: [pause] I don't know, son.
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Referenced in Taken (2002) See more »

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Purple People Eater is the best. I love this movie. If it would be re-released I would by it. Cause it's been my favorite movie sense forever!!!! I wish they would rerelase it or at least show it on TV again. IT would be worth it!!


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