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The Man from Earth (2007)

Not Rated | | Drama, Sci-Fi | 13 November 2007 (USA)
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An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he has a longer and stranger past than they can imagine.

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An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he has a longer and stranger past than they can imagine.

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From one of the acclaimed writers of Star Trek and The Twilight Zone comes a story that transcends both time and space...

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Jerome Bixby's The Man from Earth  »

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$200,000 (estimated)
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The last work from screenwriter Jerome Bixby before his death. See more »

Goofs

At about 15 min in, one of the scientists talks about Britain becoming separated from France when the glaciers melted. The biologist says with surprise, "That happened?" Anyone with a doctorate in biology would know that. See more »

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[first lines]
Dan: Hey buddy, you don't waste time, do you?
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References Fantastic Voyage (1966) See more »

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7th Symphony: 2nd Movement
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Make absolutely certain you do not miss this film
9 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is by far the most unusual movie I have ever seen. I am a die hard Sci-Fi buff and found myself wondering why no one has released a movie like this before. I was totally engrossed... the story pulled me in like a Black Hole, I found myself wanting more and more.

This film is tantalizing, not to your eyes, not to your ears, but rather where it counts the most...your brain. What a breath of fresh air, I felt satisfied in the end and invigorated. If I had paid 50 dollars to see this film I would not have been disappointed.

For anyone who has an intellect, is open minded and ready for an adventure born of thought, Ideas and possibilities, make absolutely certain you do not miss this film.


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