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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Tom Patchett (written by) &
Paul Fusco (written by)
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Release Date:
17 February 1996 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Call the government! Alert the media! Hide the cat! Alf's back!
Plot:
Captured by the Alien Task Force, ALF was rescued by two officers who found out that the project shall be canceled - and also ALF. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Great Closure to the Greatest Series of All Times See more (14 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Miguel Ferrer ... Dexter Moyers

William O'Leary ... Capt. Rick Mullican

Jensen Daggett ... Maj. Melissa Hill

Scott Michael Campbell ... 2nd Lt. Harold Reese
Beverly Archer ... Dr. Carnage

Charles Robinson ... Dr. Stanley

John Schuck ... Gen. Myron Stone

Gregory Alan Williams ... Police Officer (as Gregalan Williams)
Liz Coke ... Nina

Dell Yount ... Dr. Mockton
Dennis Creaghan ... Nigel Neville
Lenny Wolpe ... Dr. Newman

Erick Avari ... Rocket (voice)
Michael D. Weatherred ... Murphy (as Michael Weatherred)

Markus Redmond ... Sgt. Rhomboid

Ed Begley Jr. ... Dr. Warner

Ray Walston ... Motel Manager

Martin Sheen ... Col. Gilbert Milfoil
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Lee Arenberg ... Gate Guard

Jeremiah Birkett ... Pete Meatman

W. Earl Brown ... Ernie

Anne Gee Byrd ... Farsworth
John Dunbar ... Man #1

Paul Fusco ... ALF (voice)
William Keane ... Card Guard #1 (as Willem Keane)

Michael Laskin ... Undermeyer

Randy Oglesby ... Bouncer

F.J. Rio ... S.P.

Lin Shaye ... Waitress

Kim Strauss ... Assistant
Lynn Tufeld ... Cocktail Waitress

Ahmet Zappa ... Card Guard #2
Ken Byers ... Waiter (uncredited)
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Directed by
Dick Lowry 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Tom Patchett (written by) &
Paul Fusco (written by)

Produced by
Wolf Bauer .... producer
Paul Fusco .... executive producer
Kenneth Kaufman .... executive producer
Ann Kindberg .... supervising producer
Tom Patchett .... producer
Debbie Smith .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Mark Snow 
 
Cinematography by
Henry M. Lebo  (as Henry Lebo)
 
Film Editing by
William B. Stich 
 
Casting by
Junie Lowry-Johnson 
 
Production Design by
Guy Barnes 
 
Art Direction by
Chip Radaelli 
 
Set Decoration by
Wendy Ozols-Barnes 
 
Costume Design by
Jon Boyden 
 
Makeup Department
Laverne Caracuzzi .... key makeup artist
Deborah Humphries .... makeup department head (as Deborah Huss)
Gwyne Redner .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Ann Kindberg .... unit production manager
Brad Uecker .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
C.C. Barnes .... second assistant director
Catherine Bond .... second second assistant director
Bob Dahlin .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Barbara Benz .... property master
Chuck Courrieu .... set dresser
Ken Masi .... construction coordinator
Steven J. Scott .... graphic artist
 
Sound Department
Brian Bidder .... sound mixer
Michael A. Patillo .... boom operator (as Michael Patillo)
 
Special Effects by
Randy Simper .... fabricator: "Rocket"
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alan Goldenhar .... gaffer
Todd Griffith .... key grip
Leslie R. Morris .... first assistant camera
Melvin Pukowsky .... electrician
Mike Stecher .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Ralph Watson .... Steadicam operator
Ralph Watson .... camera operator
Vincent Torres .... best boy electric (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Steve Spiker .... extras casting
Ron Surma .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robin Wright .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Robert McFalls .... assistant editor (as Bob McFalls)
 
Music Department
Marty Wereski .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Hedy Phil Balani .... driver generator operator
Peter R. Chittell .... transportation coordinator
J. Armin Garza II .... driver: camera car
 
Other crew
Chuck Conway .... production coordinator
Jennifer French .... assistant: Mr. Lowry
Marjorie Kaye .... location manager
Anne Melville .... script supervisor
Robb Miller .... assistant production accountant
Leslie Ann Podkin .... technical advisor
Sean Whitler .... set production assistant
 

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95 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The Tanner family's absence was explained as the government relocating them to Iceland.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Mullican says "6 of his 7 stomachs must be full" but according to the TV show Alf has 8 stomachs.See more »
Quotes:
[the military is playing a video of one of the tests done on ALF]
ALF:This one is definitely the Pepsi.
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Movie Connections:
Spoofs "Larry King Live" (1985)See more »

FAQ

Why is any member of the original casting NOT in this movie?
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Great Closure to the Greatest Series of All Times, 28 September 2010
Author: maniuis from Colombia

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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