4.5/10
736
14 user 2 critic

Purple People Eater (1988)

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.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
1 win. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
...
...
Mom
...
...
James Houghton ...
Dad
...
Molly Johnson (as Thora)
John Brumfield ...
...
...
Sheb Wooley ...
Shonda Whipple ...
...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Laura Bruneau ...
Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 December 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amico venuto dallo spazio  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Final film of Sheb Wooley. See more »

Quotes

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

Connections

Referenced in Taken (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Georgie Porgie
Written by Herb Newman
Performed by Jewel Akens
Courtesy of Dominion Entertainment, Inc.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Learn it Live it Love it!
29 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

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!!


6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Purple People Eater (1988) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?