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Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Musical, Romance  |  12 May 1989 (USA)
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A spaceship with three furry aliens lands in a California girl's swimming pool, so she makes friends with them.

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Robin
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Storyline

Trio of fuzzy (and funny) aliens crash land in Valerie's pool-- putting a decided damper on her future wedding plans to cheating Dr. Ted Gallagher. Action interrupted by musical numbers--an MTV musical comedy. Written by Tim Kretschmann <Tim.K@VirComm.com>

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12 May 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A földi lányok csábítók  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$3,916,303 (USA)
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[from the song "'Cause I'm A Blonde"]
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It's party time!
12 June 2000 | by (Taipei, Taiwan) – See all my reviews

Before three aliens accidentally land into Valerie (Geena Davis)'s pool, she is a manicurist in The Valley, California, and is about to marry a doctor, Ted (Charles Rocket), who has always been unfaithful to her. Now the arrival of the three extra-terrestrials will change Valerie's life forever.

As a sci-fi comedy, some occasional singing scenes make this film also fit the category of musical. Although this is not exactly a profound story, it is light-hearted, colorful, energetic and successfully made for the purpose of entertainment.

The whole film is a hilarious party, if you're in the mood to relax, to lay back and to kick off your shoes without wanting to explore some serious issue, then you'll have a grand time watching this. The scene Valerie "destroys" about everything in her house after she sees her fiance with another woman was skillfully filmed and acted in a very funny and original way, while Valerie sings "I've lost my faith in you".

As Valerie, Geena Davis beautifully portrayed this cheerful, optimistic, lively and strong woman. Jeff Goldblum played Mac, a charming, maturer, steadier alien while his fellow travelers Wiploc and Zeebo (played by Jim Carrey and Damon Wayens respectively) are wackier and more fun-loving. All the characters in this movie are likeable and the film itself is just as interesting.


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