Jenny Hayden never did get over the death of her husband. So when an alien life form decides to model "himself" on the husband, Jenny is understandably confused if not terrified. The alien, or Starman, as he is called, has a deadline to meet, and kidnaps Jenny in order to meet it.Written by
He has traveled from a galaxy far beyond our own. He is 100,000 years ahead of us. He has powers we cannot comprehend. And he is about to face the one force in the universe he has yet to conquer. Love. See more »
The scene in Las Vegas where Starman is pulling out of the parking lot in a new Cadillac takes place at the intersection of Las Vegas Blvd. & Fremont Street. At the time, that section of Fremont street was just like any other street. Now, it is the "Fremont Street Experience", a pedestrian walkway between Las Vegas Blvd. & Main Street. Vehicles may travel through the Fremont Street Experience North & South, but can no longer travel East & West as there is a canopy where a light show regularly performs and a zipline that travels the length of the Fremont Street Experience. See more »
Starman and Jenny are driving in the Mustang just before the near-miss with the tractor-trailer; the sun is seen to be shining through the back window of the car, to their rear. After they pass through the intersection narrowly avoiding a collision, the sun is shining on the car from the front. See more »
The achingly gorgeous Karen Allen and the sublime Jeff Bridges star in this story of love and innocence.
A magical movie, with a poignant, otherworldly score sees John Carpenter direct a movie outside his usual genre. Well, all the planets came into alignment for this one, as it is a heart warming emotionally involving ride from start to finish.
This would be one of my 10 "Desert Island" movies.
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