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Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)

A Southern California girl befriends three furry aliens after their spaceship lands in her swimming pool.

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Candy Pink
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Woody
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Dr. Ted Gallagher
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Dr. Bob
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Dr. Rick
Diane Stilwell ...
Robin
Juney Ellis ...
Mrs. Merkin (as June C. Ellis)
Felix Montano ...
Ramon
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Joe the Cop (as Richard Hurst)
Leslie Morris ...
Mike the Cop
Lisa Fuller ...
Kikki
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Three furry (and funny) aliens travel around the universe in a spaceship and receive a broadcast showing human females. They are fascinated by these shapely creatures and discover that the broadcast came from Southern California on Earth. Meanwhile, Valley girl Valerie Gail feels her cold fiancé Dr. Ted Gallagher is slipping away and decides to seduce him. Instead, she catches him cheating on her with a nurse, throws him out, smashes his things and refuses to see him again. The aliens' spaceship crash lands in Valerie's swimming pool - putting a decided damper on her future wedding plans in Las Vegas. She brings them into her home; and the aliens prove to be quick learners and absorb American popular culture and language through television. Written by Mark Harding <mah@imdb.com>

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An out-of-this-world, down-to-earth comedy adventure. See more »


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PG | See all certifications »

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12 May 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Objectif Terrienne  »

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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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When Candy and Valerie cruised down the boulevard with the aliens, Candy performed the song "I Like 'em Big and Stupid" in the back of the convertible. The sequence was cut (but later unearthed as a DVD extra) and a different recording of the song was dubbed into the sound mix for the club scene. This deleted scene formed the basis of the Britney Spears music video "Pretty Girls," which was acknowledged as "inspired by" the film. See more »

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As Zeebo is kissing Tanya, the device used to make his ears wiggle is briefly visible. See more »

Quotes

Valerie: A relationship is a lot like a porcelain nail, Ted. You can break it, and you can glue it back together, but it's not going to be as strong as it was unless the person is really committed to not bringing home nurses!
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Referenced in Deep in the Valley: DVD Naked Commentary (2010) See more »

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THE GROUND YOU WALK ON
Written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly
Produced by Nile Rodgers
Performed by Geena Davis
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Enormous fun!
26 May 1999 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

One of the films that fits into the category of Just Fun.

While you could never call this a musical there are definitely lots of great musical numbers in it.

Geena Davis has a star turn as the vapid Valley Girl Valerie. I laughed at the fact she spent most of the movie wearing the tiniest bikini imaginable. But BOY can she pull it off.

Julie Brown as Candy the proprietor of the Curl Up and Dye beauty salon was a treasure. She always makes me laugh and I always want to see more of her.

Micheal McKean as Woody once again shows his amazing versatility. Just compare him in this movie to his role in "Airheads" and you will see just how wildly divergent he can be.

Frankly, I didn't recognize him.

This film is high camp and pulls it off well because it never takes itself seriously.

Not being a big Jim Carrey fan when Valerie tells Wiploc that she will miss him least of all I always want to cheer.

See this and have a good time.


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