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Project: ALF (1996)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family  |  17 February 1996 (USA)
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Captured by the Alien Task Force, ALF was rescued by two officers who found out that the project shall be canceled - and also ALF.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dexter Moyers
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Capt. Rick Mullican
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Maj. Melissa Hill
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2nd Lt. Harold Reese
Beverly Archer ...
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Dr. Stanley
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Gen. Myron Stone
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Police Officer (as Gregalan Williams)
Liz Coke ...
Nina
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Dr. Mockton
Dennis Creaghan ...
Nigel Neville
Lenny Wolpe ...
Dr. Newman
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Rocket (voice)
Michael D. Weatherred ...
Murphy (as Michael Weatherred)
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Sgt. Rhomboid
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Storyline

Six years ago, the space alien, ALF, was on his way back to his new home...When the Alien Task Force finally caught him. Now, the story continues to where the series ended. ALF is now protected by the Alien Task Force, but the leader wants to terminate ALF. So two officers decide to save ALF by taking ALF away from him. But the man the officers took ALF to wants to finally reveal ALF to the world. Which leads him to more danger... Written by Jason Mechalek

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Call the government! Alert the media! Hide the cat! Alf's back!

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Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

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17 February 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

ALF: La película  »

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Trivia

Many of the cast have appeared in the "Star Trek" universe: Miguel Ferrer was in Star Trek III, John Schuck in Star Trek IV and VI and Enterprise, Erick Avari in TNG and Enterprise, Ed Begley Jr. in Voyager, Ray Walston in TNG and Voyager, Lee Arenberg in TNG, Voyager and Enterprise, Randy Oglesby in TNG, DS9, Voyager and Enterprise and F.J. Rio in DS9. See more »

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Mullican says "6 of his 7 stomachs must be full" but according to the TV show Alf has 8 stomachs. See more »

Quotes

[Mullican and Hill have kidnapped ALF and put him in a mail bag]
Dr. Mullican: Don't look now, the mail's awake.
ALF: What's going on? Oh, wait, now I remember, I'm being kidnapped by humans. There's a switch.
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Great Closure to the Greatest Series of All Times
28 September 2010 | by (Colombia) – See all my reviews

I am one of the biggest fan of this series -even though it got canceled before I could even spell ALF. Together with 3rd Rock From The Sun and Catherine (Canadian Sitcom) this is one of the great series of all times. Thanks to the releases of the DVDs I was able to watch the entire series again -this time in its original language... I am a Spanish native-speaker by the way- and was kinda of disappointed to find that the series ended in such a low note with ALF getting captured and all. Then I learned that they had made an ALF movie 6 years after the show went off the air. I immediately got to the task of downloading the movie -which was not easy- and today I finally watched it.

The movie is great. It would have been perfect if The Tanners -or at least Willie- have been on it, but despite the absence of the original cast -though the voice of ALF is the same- the movie is great. It will make you laugh. I have read the reviews and other comments that people on this website have made about the film and I am not surprised to hear some people b***ing and moaning about the film and saying how great the show was and how bad the movie is... blah blah blah. DO NOT listen to those people. DO NOT expect to come across a 1 1/2 hour episode-like film either because you will be disappointed then.

Other than that you can just lay down on your couch, get some popcorn and some refreshing drink, enjoy the movie and find out what ever happened to that funny, adorable-and-at-the-same-time-annoying alien from the planet Melmac who sadly got captured by the US government back in 1990. Best wishes to everyone. Cheers.


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