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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:
Alf in his own TV movie. 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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Trivia:
Originally, ALF Season 5 was the final season. It would be about, ALF living in Military Base. In the end of ALF Season 5, ALF is final is rescued by other survivors of his home planet. When ALF got canceled, ALF Season 5 became Project: ALF.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:
Dr. Mockton:Hello, I'm Mockton. I'm going to show you some inkblots.
ALF:Does this involve electric shock?
Dr. Mockton:Let's not start that again.
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Movie Connections:
References "The Dukes of Hazzard" (1979)See more »

FAQ

Why is any member of the original casting NOT in this movie?
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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Alf in his own TV movie., 11 November 2005
Author: emasterslake from United States

What's cool about this movie is we get to see what happens to Alf after he was capture by the Alien Task Force.

He's been imprisoned by the Military for over 5 years. He's gone through a lot of Doctors and tests. Besides those he's living it easy with the best jail cell that even he would live in.

But when the plans for him to be eliminated have been ordered that's when 2 young military cadets made a plan to save his life.

It's different from the TV series, and the Tanners are absent in this one. but you'll learn what had happened to them when you watch it. Which is one of the reasons why most fans hate it. But at least Alf is in it which counts and still worth seeing.

There's still plenty of laughs, Alf is still a smart mouth Melmacian, and still has an appetite for cats. It even ends in a good yet funny ending for our furry idol.

I rank this movie 8/10.

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