The film was originally slated to be released by Warner Bros. in 1986, but the studio turned it down after Julian Temple
's previous film Absolute Beginners
(1986) proved less than stellar at the box office. De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG) eventually agreed to distribute it, but the film would eventually be acquired by Vestron Pictures after DEG filed for bankruptcy after filming was complete. Prior to Vestron picking up the film for distribution, other studios including New World Pictures, Nelson Entertainment, MGM, and 20th Century Fox expressed interest in acquiring the film. See more
When Valerie, Candy and the aliens are driving down the street Valerie says, "I can't believe this is happening," and Candy is putting on hairspray with one hand and the other hand is styling her hair. In the close-up shot Candy's reply she is holding a pink mirror and a hairspray bottle. See more
[Frantically to Candy
A UFO landed in my pool and they captured me but we made friends and I fed them Pop-Tarts and, um, they're here now, but Ted's coming home tonight so you've got to cut their hair.
Owner of Beauty Shop
What did you say?
Oh, nothing. I'm on drugs.
[Turns back to Candy
Candy, you've got to help them out.
Would you listen to yourself? Valerie, no man is worth getting yourself in this state over. Mel Gibson, maybe, but not Ted! Valerie, come here, just sit down, honey, relax, have a mental ...
Written and Produced by Paul Robb
Performed by Information Society
Courtesy of Tommy Boy Music, Inc. See more