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Alien Avengers (1996)

Charlie and Rhonda are a sweet and comfortable married couple on vacation with their lovely daughter Daphne. They find a rundown boarding house and its haggard owner, Joseph, an ex-con ... See full summary »

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Charlie
Shanna Reed ...
Rhonda
Christopher M. Brown ...
Joseph
Anastasia Sakelaris ...
Daphne
Stephen Burrows ...
Detective Watts
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Lieutenant Barnes
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Jesse Sharp
Edafe Okurume ...
Jamaal (as Edafe Blackmon)
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Shaved Head Robber
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Minister
José Rey ...
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Melissa Rose
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Alley Hood #1 (as Matt Gallini)
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Alley Hood #2
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Skinhead #1
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Charlie and Rhonda are a sweet and comfortable married couple on vacation with their lovely daughter Daphne. They find a rundown boarding house and its haggard owner, Joseph, an ex-con whose mother has just died and left him the house. He doesn't know why this cheerful couple would want to vacation in the worst part of Los Angeles, but he doesn't know they're vacationing from outer space, and their idea of fun is murdering lowlife out on the streets. Written by Gary Dickerson <slug@mail.utexas.edu>

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Even Aliens Need A Holiday. See more »

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Rated R for strong violence and some gore in a comic context, and for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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3 August 1996 (USA)  »

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The house used for Joseph's home is also used in Project Viper (2002). See more »

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No aliens were harmed in the making of this motion picture. See more »

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Followed by Alien Avengers II (1997) See more »

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All the Kids Are Rockin'
Written and Performed by Billy White Acre
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Already an underground cult classic, and for good reason.
21 May 1999 | by (Tucson, Arizona) – See all my reviews

Evoking the dark humor of Foucault, and the directorial genius of Bunuel, this filmic take-off of modern alienation and the human condition is already an underground cult classic for good reason. A "must-see" for trend-setting intellectuals who want a good laugh.


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