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Earth Girls Are Easy -- Three aliens (Jim Carrey, Damon Wayans and Jeff Goldblum) crash-land in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley. A manicurist (Geena Davis) and her boss (the wacky Julie Brown) befriend the threesome, give them makeovers and show them the town.
Earth Girls Are Easy -- Alien encounters in this trailer for the cult favorite


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12 May 1989 (USA) See more »
Valerie's about to discover how far a girl has to go to find Mr. Right. See more »
A Southern California girl befriends three furry aliens after their spaceship lands in her swimming pool. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Geena Davis ... Valerie Gail

Jeff Goldblum ... Mac

Jim Carrey ... Wiploc

Damon Wayans ... Zeebo

Julie Brown ... Candy Pink

Michael McKean ... Woody

Charles Rocket ... Dr. Ted Gallagher

Larry Linville ... Dr. Bob

Rick Overton ... Dr. Rick
Diane Stilwell ... Robin
Juney Ellis ... Mrs. Merkin (as June C. Ellis)
Felix Montano ... Ramon

Rick Hurst ... Joe the Cop (as Richard Hurst)
Leslie Morris ... Mike the Cop
Lisa Fuller ... Kikki

Stacey Travis ... Tammy
Nicole Kramer ... Missy
Wayne 'Crescendo' Ward ... Demone
Tita Omeze ... Tanya
T.C. Diamond ... Deca Dance Dancer
Victor Garron ... Deca Dance Valet
Steve Lundquist ... Body Factory Attendant
Angelyne ... Gas Girl

Joher Coleman ... Mini Mart Cashier (as Jory Husain)
Jake Jundef ... Bryan (as Jake Jundeff)

Susan Krebs ... Bryan's Mother

Lucy Lee Flippin ... Receptionist
Gail Neely ... Head Nurse
Rob Large ... Boy in Body Cast
Terrence E. McNally ... Soap Opera Doctor
April Giuffria ... Soap Opera Nurse
Cristy Dawson ... Soap Opera Wife
Carol Infield Sender ... Amy
Helen Infield Siff ... Mamie

Nedra Volz ... Lana
Yetta ... Mrs. Gurtzweiller

Crystal Lujan ... Butch Girl
Ismael Araujo Jr. ... Gardener
Kimberly Bond ... Curl Up and Dye Dancer
Lisa Boyle ... Curl Up and Dye Dancer (as Lisa D. Boyle)
Myria Moore ... Curl Up and Dye Dancer
Karen Owens ... Curl Up and Dye Dancer
Sharon Owens ... Curl Up and Dye Dancer
Larri Thomas ... Curl Up and Dye Dancer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Behrooz Afrakhan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Wayne Brady ... Extra (uncredited)

Robia LaMorte ... 'I'm a Blonde' Dancer (uncredited)
Durga McBroom ... Club Dancer, Scrub Nurse (uncredited)
Diz McNally ... Beauty Shop Owner (uncredited)
Myreah Moore ... Curl Up and Dye Hair Dresser / Dancer (uncredited)

Andrea Parker ... Dancer in Beauty Salon (uncredited)

Robby the Robot ... Robot (uncredited)

Donna Spangler ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Julien Temple 
Writing credits
Julie Brown (written by) &
Charlie Coffey (written by) &
Terrence E. McNally (written by)

Produced by
Tony Garnett .... producer
Duncan Henderson .... line producer
Terrence E. McNally .... associate producer
Original Music by
Nile Rodgers 
Cinematography by
Oliver Stapleton (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Richard Halsey 
Casting by
Wallis Nicita 
Production Design by
Dennis Gassner 
Art Direction by
Dins W.W. Danielsen 
Set Decoration by
Nancy Haigh 
Costume Design by
Linda M. Bass  (as Linda Bass)
Makeup Department
Allan A. Apone .... special makeup designer
Richard Arrington .... makeup artist
Robert Clark .... special makeup effects artist: designer, supervisor
Lorraine S. Cohen-Bontems .... hair stylist
Bonita DeHaven .... assistant makeup artist
Jeff Judd .... alien makeup designer: Roark Productions (as Jeffrey Judd)
Francisco X. Pérez .... alien makeup and hair assistant (as Frank Carrisosa)
Frederique Schafer .... alien makeup and hair assistant (as Frederique Gallen)
Bernhardt Tamme .... assistant hair stylist (as Bernhard Tamme)
Tim Turner .... alien makeup assistant (uncredited)
Production Management
Sue Baden-Powell .... production manager (as Susan Baden-Powell)
Kimberly Cooper .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
J. Stephen Buck .... first assistant director
Josh King .... second assistant director
Warren Oliver .... second second assistant director (as Warren S. Oliver)
Art Department
Libet Arnold .... art department coordinator
Paige Augustine .... set dresser
John Bankson .... assistant property master
Rick Bioni .... set dresser
Douglas Dick .... construction coordinator
Andrea Dietrich .... storyboard artist
Doug DuRose .... assistant property master
Douglas Fox .... property master
David Halver .... special set construction (as D.J. Halver)
Brian Kasch .... leadman
Tim R. Lafferty .... construction foreman (as Tim Lafferty)
Cynthia T. Lewis .... set dresser (as Cindy Trueman)
David B. Long .... construction foreman (as Dave Long)
Christopher Martin .... swing man
Leslie McDonald .... associate art director
Andrew D. Reidenbaugh .... head scenic artist
Chris Snyder .... construction foreman
Sally Thornton .... draftsman
Frank Viviano .... construction coordinator
Chris Santini .... carpenter (uncredited)
Sound Department
Anna Behlmer .... sound recordist
Gary C. Bourgeois .... re-recording mixer (as Gary Bourgeois)
Forrest Brakeman .... boom operator
Chris Carpenter .... re-recording mixer
Derek Casari .... dubbing engineer
John Elizalde .... sound designer
Douglas Greenfield .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Devon Heffley Curry .... dialogue editor (as Devon Heffley)
Jon Huck .... production sound mixer (as Jon C. Huck)
Pierre Jalbert .... adr editor
Sharon Michaels .... foley artist
Dean Okrand .... re-recording mixer
Christine Roberts .... assistant sound editor (as Christy Roberts)
Kirk Schuler .... sound editor
Gary Shepherd .... dialogue editor
Gail Steele .... foley artist
William L. Stevenson .... supervising sound editor (as William Stevenson)
Jerry Trent .... dance foley
Ben Wong .... foley editor
Special Effects by
Bruce D. Hayes .... special effects technician
James Kagel .... aliens designer: Roark Productions (as Jim Kagel)
Dennis Petersen .... special effects coordinator: Roark Productions
Visual Effects by
Dan Askew .... motion control photographer: DQI
James Balsam .... animation camera: DQI
Michael Bigelow .... visual effects supervisor: DQI
Eric Brevig .... visual effects supervisor: DQI
Marsha Gray Carrington .... assistant animator: DQI (as Marsha Carrington)
C. Marie Davis .... visual effects editor: DQI (as Marie Davis)
Robert Eyslee .... visual effects lighting technician
Dorne Huebler .... animation supervisor: DQI
Rick Johnson .... motion control photographer: DQI
Jeff Matakovich .... optical compositor
Tim McHugh .... visual effects supervisor: DQI
Terry Moews .... motion control photographer: DQI
Richard Mosier .... visual effects: Vista Vision & Sodium cameras
George Muhs .... motion control photographer: DQI
Craig Newman .... effects production supervisor: DQI
Michelle Porter .... effects production coordinator: DQI
Jeff Pyle .... modelmaker
William Reilly .... motion control technician
Robert Scifo .... matte artist: DQI
David B. Sharp .... model supervisor
Keith Shartle .... effects producer: DQI
Tom Shaughnessy .... motion control photographer: DQI
Michael Shea .... motion control supervisor: DQI
Michael Talarico .... motion control photographer: DQI
James Valentine .... rotoscope supervisor
Christopher Dusendschon .... Vistavision title sequence cinematography: Kenimation (uncredited)
Carlyle O. Livingston II .... model maker (uncredited)
Phil Adams .... stunts
John Cade .... stunts
Greg Wayne Elam .... stunts (as Greg W. Elam)
Corey Michael Eubanks .... stunt coordinator (as Corey Eubanks)
Clifford Happy .... stunts
Johnny Hock .... stunts (as John Hock)
Rosemary Johnston .... stunts
Carolyn Faye Mattson .... stunts
John Moio .... stunts
Carol Neilson .... stunts
Daniel O'Haco .... stunts
Jeff O'Haco .... stunts
J. Suzanne Rampe .... stunts (as J. Suzanne Rampé)
Tom Sarmento .... stunts
Ben Scott .... stunts (as Ben R. Scott)
Jerry Spicer .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Ismael Araujo Jr. .... grip
Wayne Baker .... camera operator: underwater scenes
J. Patrick Daily .... key grip (as J. Patrick 'Bob' Daily)
Ricardo Jacques Gale .... steadicam operator (as Ricardo Gale)
Alan Gornick .... underwater cinematographer (as Allan Gornick Jr.)
Austin Goss .... electrician
Jim Grce .... rigging gaffer
Frieder Hocheim .... gaffer
Greg Hoffman .... rigging grip
Lawrence Karman .... first assistant camera
Michael Kelem .... gyrosphere assistant camera
Ron Kunecke .... musco light operator
Chris Lombardi .... first assistant camera (as Cris Lombardi)
James A. Lundin .... generator operator (as Jim Lundin)
Jeff Mart .... Steadicam operator
Randy Nolen .... Steadicam operator (as Randy Nolan)
Charles 'Chaz' Norcross .... grip
David B. Nowell .... gyrosphere camera operator (as David Nowell)
Tom Ryan .... loader (as Tom R. Ryan)
Roger Schweitzer .... video playback operator
Lorey Sebastian .... still photographer
Jeff Smith .... dolly grip
S. Phillip Sparks .... additional camera operator (as Phil Sparks)
Roger Spurgeon .... musco light operator
Rob Sweeney .... second assistant camera
Gary H. Swink .... best boy electric
Woogie Thomas .... grip (as Larry 'Woogie' Thomas)
Steve Venetis .... electrician
Tom West .... dolly grip
Eric Whitehead .... best boy grip (as Eric 'Bob' Whitehead)
Elan Yaari .... electrician
Ken Rudolph .... photographer: main titles (uncredited)
Animation Department
Jon Lee .... animation sequence producer
Jim Shaw .... animation designer
Casting Department
Crystal Lujan .... extras casting
Joanne Zaluski .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Fred Lloyd .... wardrobe supervisor
Peggy Stamper .... costumer
Eileen Sieff Stroup .... assistant costume designer (as Eileen Sieff)
Editorial Department
Catherine Best .... assistant editor
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Dale E. Grahn .... color timer
Colleen Halsey .... assistant editor (as Colleen Kincaid Halsey)
David Jimenez .... assistant editor
Angie McCartney .... post-production secretary
Ruth McCartney .... post-production assistant
Mitch Rosa .... assistant editor
Location Management
Donald A. Potts .... location manager
Music Department
Peter Afterman .... music supervisor
Martin Blasick .... music producer: "Cheetah Shuffle"
Martin Blasick .... music writer: "Cheetah Shuffle"
Sally Boldt .... music editor
Alan Deremo .... musician
John Harrington .... associate music supervisor
Chaz Jankel .... composer: additional music
Kenneth Karman .... supervising music editor (as Kenneth A. Karman)
Wendy J. Plump .... assistant music editor
Dawn Soler .... music project manager (as Dawn Solér)
David Storrs .... composer: additional music
Budd Tunick .... musical production coordinator
Diane DeLouise Wessel .... assistant music supervisor
Rick Winquest .... music recording mixer
Wayne Karr .... music engineer: songs (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Russell McEntyre .... transportation coordinator
Anthony C. Steere .... transportation captain (as Anthony Steere)
Other crew
Deana Albers .... production secretary
Robert Birnberg .... craft service
Buz Brown .... aerial ground safety
David Byrnes .... assistant to the director
Helen Caldwell .... script supervisor
Craig Caton .... creature crew
Bundy Chanock .... set medic
Kathie Clark .... aliens designer: Roark Productions
Robert Clark .... aliens designer: Roark Productions (as Bob Clark)
Russell Clark .... choreographer
Nina Correa .... aliens designer: Roark Productions
Sarah Elgart .... choreographer
Daniel Ezralow .... choreographer
Matthew Feitshans .... production assistant
Peter Gruskoff .... production assistant
Jamie Hampton .... choreographer
Iso .... choreographer
Stacy Ivers .... unit publicist
James Kagel .... aliens designer: Roark Productions (as Jim Kagel)
Dianne Mapp-Cheek .... production auditor (as Dianne L. Cheek)
Denise Morgan McGrath .... assistant auditor (as Denise Morgan)
Karen Altman Morgenstern .... production coordinator
Jocelyn Peden .... dancer
Reine-Claire .... production assistant
Wendy Ripley .... aliens designer: Roark Productions
Robert Rippe .... on-set production assistant
Ashley Roland .... choreographer
Regine Shatz .... production secretary
Morleigh Steinberg .... choreographer
Andrew Varela .... product placement
Wayne 'Crescendo' Ward .... co-choreographer
Gaston Wurth .... stand-in
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc .... aerial coordinator (as Bobby 'Zee' Zajonc)
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc .... helicopter pilot (as Robert M. Zajonc)
Steve Clayton .... set security (uncredited)
Mickey Cottrell .... publicist (uncredited)
Jackie Gerken .... thanks
Jerry Lewis .... thanks
Michael Ostin .... thanks

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100 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Australia:PG | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Finland:K-10 | Iceland:L | Iceland:12 (video rating) | Portugal:M/12 | South Korea:18 (video rating) (1991) (DVD rating) (2001) | South Korea:15 (theatrical rating) (1990) | UK:PG | USA:PG (No. 29106) | West Germany:12

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The camera used to take the photo of the aliens' transformation is a Nishika N8000. It is a special 4-lensed camera designed to produce lenticular 3-D photos after special processing.See more »
Continuity: 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 »
Valerie:Eat me, I'm a cupcake!See more »
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14 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Aliens Crash Land In Woman's Swimming Pool, Help Her With Failing Relationship. Story At 11., 11 July 2004
Author: Pepper Anne from Orlando, Florida

'Earth Girls are Easy' is a B-52's kind of style musical. Well, it's sort of a musical. It's sporadic musical numbers and dance acts that have to keep this movie plugging along. If you know the Julie Brown song, Earth Girls are Easy, then you know the story.

Clueless Valerie (Geena Davis) of the Valley discovers that her idiot fiancee, Ted (Charles Rocket), is cheating on her about the same time that some aliens crash land in her swimming pool. With Ted gone, she doesn't mind entertaining a few aliens (Jim Carey, Damon Wayans, and Jeff Godlbum) for a while. Actually, the results are pretty funny, since basically she tries to get them to assimilate to 80 Californian culture as she knows it. She first does by shaving off their hairy exterior so that they look like humans (of course). It sure doesn't occur to their blonde, braindead Valley Girl friends, that there is something wrong Wiploc, Zeebo, and Mac (especially considering that they repeat everything people tell them and don't say much else) so long as theyre good dancers, party animals, and good in bed, of course. In the course of everything, including her creepy fiancee trying to weasel his way back, Valerie falls in love with Mac (played by her then-husband, Jeff Goldbum).

It is an amusing little romantic comedy that seems to have taken some cues from Susan Sneideman's 'Making Mr. Right' which you might also enjoy if you like this movie, although that is not quite as funky in the B-52s sense of the word. Not that the B-52s had anything to do with this movie, either, but I think they are most closely associated with the style of comedy and atmosphere I'm referring to.

This is not a movie for everyone, obviously. Earth Girls are Easy is a funky 80s b-comedy recommended for real 80s fans, though it'll probably appeal more to us female audiences. Just waste your brain, wax your board, and pray for waves!

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