An alien is sent on a secret mission to Earth, where she appears as a gorgeous, attractive, and single lady. Her mission is to make contact with a rather nerdy young scientist, who's quite ...
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An alien is sent on a secret mission to Earth, where she appears as a gorgeous, attractive, and single lady. Her mission is to make contact with a rather nerdy young scientist, who's quite overwhelmed by her attentions, and isn't aware of the connection between her arrival and his work.Written by
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Original writer Jerico saw the story as a dark allegory about child abuse. That was how it was pitched to Paramount in 1981. They never wound up producing the film, but they do own the TV/digital rights to the story. See more »
After Celeste starts the car by sticking her finger in the ignition, two crew members are briefly reflected in the back passenger side window as the car starts to pull away. See more »
[reporting to her father that her stepmother is more than she seems]
I saw her drink the battery juice from your Honda!
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After all the credits roll, Jimmy Durante rather, his ghost] says "Goodnight Mrs. Calabash, whereever you are" See more »
Ok, I admit to a guilty pleasure at 1)enjoying and 2) recommending this movie.
The plot is weak, the situation implausible and the secondary characters are weak. So why do I give this movie a 7/10?
Dan Aykroyd and Kim Basinger, who have some of the funniest lines in any movie.
They are both excellent as 'fish out of water' he as a nerdy social misfit and she as the space travelling investigator who has to find out how Dan Aykroyd's character was able to contact her planet from a primitive Earth.
It is a movie that definitely grows on you with repeated viewings.
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