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
Second consecutive back-to-back picture released in consecutive back-to-back years directed by John Carpenter made for the Columbia Pictures studio. The previous year prior to Starman (1984) opening in cinemas, Carpenter's Christine (1983) for Columbia had debuted. See more »
When Jenny and Starman leave the truck and jump on the train they get into a "Cattle Car" with slatted sides. When they get off the train in Las Vegas it is a box car with solid steel sides. See more »
Hey what a beautiful movie! Even as an alien, Jeff Bridges was brilliant. Karen Allen, as usual, gave her all and lit up the screen. The chemistry between the two was a delight.
This is not your typical over the top FX SciFi. It is an action drama with an underlying love story that would interest, even those who don't like this genre. But then I suppose if John Carpenter were to make a movie about the number 2758.369, it would be a interesting!
What more can I say - Great stuff!
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