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Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)

 -  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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Candy
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Dr. Bob
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Dr. Rick
Diane Stilwell ...
Robin
June C. Ellis ...
Mrs. Merkin
Felix Montano ...
Ramon
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Joe the Cop (as Richard Hurst)
Leslie Morris ...
Mike the Cop
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Kikki
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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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2.35 : 1
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Michael McKean was originally cast as Ted and Charles Rocket was originally cast as Woody before they swapped roles. See more »

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During the MTV scum scene, you can see the crew and camera in the mirror as the actors come into the main room from the hallway. See more »

Quotes

Mac: Joe, take us to hospital, please.
Joe the Cop: Hey, clown, you're going to the slammer!
Mac: [looks at Mike the cop, then at Valerie] We go to slammer first.
Valerie: [to Mac] Listen, give them that love touch, then they'll come on to me. They'll be putty in my hands.
Mac: You want sex with Joe and Mike?
Valerie: No, no, just so we can get away. Do it, do it! You'll see.
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A joyous romp - fluff, but Really Good Fluff!
6 July 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Sadly a few jaded commentators (including the late redoubtable Halliwell) seen to have taken this movie far too seriously...pay no attention! This movie mas made as a zany fluffy comedy, and it succeeds admirably at it. With talents like Gina Davis, Geoff Goldblum, the young Jim Carrey and the multi-talented Julie Brown amongst others how could it fail? Memorable moments include the aliens' learning isolated English phrases from commercials and old movies - "limp and hard to manage" has become a family in-joke; the like,-totally-cool-to-whatever-outrageous-happens surfer Woody (Michael McKean); the makeover; and Julie Brown's song, now a classic on Dr Demento, "Because I'm Blonde".

For anyone who complains the special effects are cheesy - they're _meant_ to be! This is in part a spoof of the 1950's aliens-come-to-earth B movies, so watch closely when the space ship arrives, hovers over the trees, and does its forced landing in Davis' pool: it is a triumph of reproducing the authentic 1950's effect, not a poor attempt at 80's FX tech! All in all the production values, cinematography and direction are excellent throughout and support the fine cast and writers to produce one of the most delightful light comedies of the 80's.

Don't miss this charmer. See it when it comes around on TV. Rent it, or buy it and show all your friends. Just be sure you're in the mood for comic nonsense, not Dostoyevsky!


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