MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,594 this week

The Search for Signs of Inteligent Life in the Universe (1991)

 -  Comedy  -  January 1992 (USA)
7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 186 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 3 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3622 titles
created 23 Aug 2011
 
a list of 6 titles
created 03 Sep 2011
 
a list of 89 titles
created 28 Oct 2011
 
a list of 32 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 60 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Search for Signs of Inteligent Life in the Universe (1991)

The Search for Signs of Inteligent Life in the Universe (1991) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Search for Signs of Inteligent Life in the Universe.
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Via Dolorosa (2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: John Bailey
Stars: David Hare
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

A lonely socialite and a young drifter enter into a May-December romance.

Director: Jane Wagner
Stars: Lily Tomlin, John Travolta, Andra Akers
The Late Show (1977)
Crime | Mystery | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A grumpy semi-retired private investigator partners with a quirky female client to catch the people who murdered his partner.

Director: Robert Benton
Stars: Art Carney, Lily Tomlin, Bill Macy
China Moon (1994)
Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an... See full summary »

Director: John Bailey
Stars: Ed Harris, Madeleine Stowe, Charles Dance
Action | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The final movie in Oliver Stone's Vietnam trilogy follows the true story of a Vietnamese village girl who survives a life of suffering and hardship during and after the Vietnam war. As a ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Stone
Stars: Hiep Thi Le, Tommy Lee Jones, Haing S. Ngor
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Dark comedy where a married couple comes to the aid of a jailed uncle.

Director: Billy Bob Thornton
Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd
Sci-Fi | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

When an ordinary woman is exposed to a unique mix of chemicals, she begins to uncontrollably physically shrink.

Director: Joel Schumacher
Stars: Lily Tomlin, Charles Grodin, Ned Beatty
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: John Bailey
Stars: Alex Appel, Nancy Beatty, Rutger Hauer
Drama | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter.

Director: Billy Bob Thornton
Stars: Matt Damon, Penélope Cruz, Henry Thomas
Nightwatch (1997)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Ewan McGregor plays a law student who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue. He begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a serial of murders.

Director: Ole Bornedal
Stars: Ewan McGregor, Nick Nolte, Patricia Arquette
Peacock (2010)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A train accident in rural Nebraska gradually unveils a mystery involving the town's bank clerk.

Director: Michael Lander
Stars: Cillian Murphy, Ellen Page, Susan Sarandon
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A jewel thief plans the last big heist, but does not count on the double cross to end all double crosses.

Directors: Xavier Beauvois, Eugene John Bellida
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Truby the Bag Lady / Agnus Angst / Kate / Brandy / Tina
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG-13
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

January 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe  »

Box Office

Gross:

$538,216 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Lily Tomlin won the 1986 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for "The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe" by Jane Wagner and recreated her performance for this filmed production. The original production opened on September 26, 1985 at the Plymouth Theatre, and ran for 391 performances. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Title - 3 variations rather than 2
29 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A brief note about the title. I watched it on a DVD distributed by Laugh.com (so it says on the DVD surface), rented from Blockbuster.com. The title on the surface is The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe. I know this is not the original title; that the original title is intentionally misspelled. However, the opening credits of the video itself list it as The Search for Signs of Inteligint Life in the Universe. That is, the video's opening credits have the last vowel in 'intelligent' as an 'i', rather than an 'e', as IMDb has it. If this opening sequence is original to the production, not tacked on later, then IMDb's title is erroneous. I tried to add this variant at least as an alternate title, but it appears I lack the privileges to do this. So I've submitted this note. Should anybody who has the ability to make changes see this, please investigate further & make corrections as needed.

A bravura piece, by the way.


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Will this gem ever be on DVD? lecontewl
Question about soup and art speedy-pepper
Soundtrack? suomi_metal

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?