11 user 5 critic

Uno sceriffo extraterrestre... poco extra e molto terrestre (1979)

A young humanoid alien who gets stranded on earth hooks up with a grizzled old sheriff in a western town and tries to help him solve a tough case, but the sheriff doesn't want any help from a "kid."


Michele Lupo
1 win. See more awards »




Cast overview, first billed only:
Bud Spencer ... Sheriff Hall
Raimund Harmstorf ... Capt. Briggs
Cary Guffey ... H7-25
Joe Bugner ... Brennan
Carlo Reali Carlo Reali ... Lt. Turner
Luigi Bonos ... Deputy Allen (as Gigi Bonos)
Harold E. Finch ... Air Force General
Dino Emanuelli
Giancarlo Bastianoni Giancarlo Bastianoni ... Airman
Giovanni Cianfriglia Giovanni Cianfriglia ... Airman
Ottaviano Dell'Acqua ... Airman
Roberto Dell'Acqua Roberto Dell'Acqua ... Fireman
Vincenzo Maggio Vincenzo Maggio ... Airman
Riccardo Pizzuti ... Airman
Claudio Ruffini Claudio Ruffini ... Airman


A young humanoid alien who gets stranded on earth hooks up with a grizzled old sheriff in a western town and tries to help him solve a tough case, but the sheriff doesn't want any help from a "kid."

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


See all certifications »

Did You Know?


The English name for this movie is "The Sheriff and the Satellite Kid". See more »


At the end of the movie H7-25 states he has returned for 50,000 light years. A light year is a measure of distance, not time. See more »

Alternate Versions

The German DVD re-release from 3L features a shorter (ca. 50 seconds) version than the original release from e-m-s. The reason for this is that the cut re-release was based on an Italian master whereas the original uncut release was based on a German master (this also explains the language differences in the credits). See more »


Referenced in Freak Out (2004) See more »


Big Star
by Guido De Angelis and Maurizio De Angelis
Performed by Guido De Angelis and Maurizio De Angelis
See more »

User Reviews

The sheriff Spencer protects an extraterrestrial little boy from government soldiers
19 November 2011 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

Bud Spencer as an American cop against botcher military forces . This time the bouncing Spencer is a police named Hall from Coweta County . This amusing film deals with a young humanoid alien who gets stranded on earth hooks up with a police officer . When an Alien aircraft suddenly crashes on Earth, there appears a five years old kid ( Cary Guffey of ¨close encounters in third phase¨) named H7-25 who is lost such as E.T. The corpulent sheriff befriends the little boy , both of them establish a lively and enjoyable relationship . Meantime , newspapers from the city of Arizona State publicize : ¨UFo alarm in Newnam ¨. While Spencer attempts to help the little Alien , the cop confronts an US Army captain (Raimund Harmstorf). The grizzled old sheriff in a western town and attempts to help him solve a tough case, but at the beginning the sheriff doesn't want any help from a "kid." Later on , the Sheriff Hall takes in charge of the little kid who tells he comes from a faraway galaxy . The kid holds supernatural power , using a strange artifact , furthermore he speaks animals as a dog and a horse . When military attempt to kidnap the satellite kid , the Supersheriff and a rogue thief who previously have been detained , join forces to defend the little H7-25 . The police gets to free the kid from some coast guard helicopters in an amusing and repetitive scenes . It all climaxes at the market of ¨Coweta City fire Dept City¨ where takes places a silly fighting between Spencer along with his friends against government soldiers . Spencer goes into the action he turns the score , fighting like a Bulldozer.

This entertaining , engaging movie is crammed of fist-fights, punches , kicks, overwhelming stunt-work and lots of humor. Bud Spencer is top-notch as one army cop taking on a group of American soldiers and as always he makes his own stunts with comic touches , as usual . The lighting-paced storyline slows down at times , but frenetic fight-sequences make up for it . It's an amusing romp plenty of brawls , including amusing bounds and leaps at a mall and a supermarket. This is a nice and funny juvenile story for Bud Spencer fans , as he's delight and likable . It packs action, fist-play, slapdash, humor with tongue-in-cheek and is quite bemusing . This release has some cool and several hilarious moments ; however the Terence Hill-Bud Spencer duo films are much better . The film isn't always good , sometimes is fresh and diverting and on a couple of memorable occasions , it's frankly delicious. The movie displays innumerable laughters , jokes and slapstick . In the picture appears usual secondaries from B Italian series seen in several genres as Spaghetti Western and Peplum as Robert Hundar , Joe Bugner, Giovanni Cianfriglia , Octaviano Dell'Acqua and Riccardo Pizzuti . Catching and commercial musical score by Guido and Mauricio De Angelis -Spaghetti Western's ordinaries- and composed by synthesizer, as usual . The motion picture written by Marcelo Fondato is middlingly directed by Michele Lupo who also directed ¨Bulldozer¨ with similar actors , screenwriter and technicians . This is a passable entertaining juvenile that will appeal to Italian comedy buffs and is followed by a sequel ¨The supersheriff¨ also with the likable duo protagonist . In the 70s and 80s Bud Spencer starred various movies without Terence Hill , as he made three kind of films : 1ª he performed pictures with a little boy as partner as ¨Banana Joe ¨ , ¨Aladino¨and ¨The Supersheriff¨ ; 2ª about cop named Flatfoot or Rizzo, also called Piedone, such as, ¨Flatfoot in Cairo , Flatfoot in Hong Kong, Flatfoot in Egypt , Flatfoot in Africa¨, furthermore the ¨Extralargo¨ series 3ª about diverse characters as a medieval knight as ¨Soldier of fortune¨ , a swindler as ¨Mr Charleston¨ or a fisherman , ex-player as ¨Bulldozer¨ and a Sheriff in this one. Rating : Average , only for Bud Spencer fans.

9 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 11 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »





Italian | English

Release Date:

10 August 1979 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

The Sheriff and the Satellite Kid See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Leone Film See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs



Sound Mix:



Color | Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.

Visit our What to Watch page

Recently Viewed