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Writers:
Julie Brown (written by) &
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Release Date:
12 May 1989 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Valerie's about to discover how far a girl has to go to find Mr. Right. See more »
Plot:
A spaceship with three furry aliens lands in a California girl's swimming pool, so she makes friends with them. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
3 nominations See more »
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Enormous fun! See more (72 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Geena Davis ... Valerie

Jeff Goldblum ... Mac

Jim Carrey ... Wiploc

Damon Wayans ... Zeebo

Julie Brown ... Candy

Michael McKean ... Woody

Charles Rocket ... Ted

Larry Linville ... Dr. Bob

Rick Overton ... Dr. Rick
Diane Stilwell ... Robin
June C. Ellis ... Mrs. Merkin

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)

Robia LaMorte ... 'I'm a Blonde' Dancer (uncredited)
Durga McBroom ... Club Dancer, Scrub Nurse (uncredited)
Diz McNally ... Beauty Shop Owner (uncredited)

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

Robby the Robot ... Robot (uncredited)

Donna Spangler ... (uncredited)
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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
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 .... sound re-recording mixer (as Gary Bourgeois)
Forrest Brakeman .... boom operator
Chris Carpenter .... sound 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 .... sound 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
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)
 
Stunts
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)
Allan Gornick Jr. .... underwater cinematographer
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
 
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
Donald A. Potts .... location manager
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)
 
Thanks
Jackie Gerken .... thanks
Jerry Lewis .... thanks
Michael Ostin .... thanks
 

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Runtime:
100 min
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Certification:
Australia:PG | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Finland:K-10 | Iceland:L | Iceland:12 (video rating) | Portugal:M/12 | UK:PG | USA:PG (No. 29106) | West Germany:12

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Trivia:
Michael McKean was originally cast as Ted and Charles Rocket was originally cast as Woody before they swapped roles.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Obvious stuntman when Wiploc stands between the two Jeeps.See more »
Quotes:
Valerie:[answering phone] Hello? Oh, Candy! The worst thing in the world happened!
[pause]
Valerie:No, Bambi's fine. It's Ted. Yeah, the blond thing did not work.
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12 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Enormous fun!, 26 May 1999
Author: Doug Phillips (janabro@aol.com) from Seattle, Washington

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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