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Not of This Earth (1988)

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An alien arrives on Earth looking to take human blood in an attempt to preserve his dying planet.

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Jim Wynorski

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R.J. Robertson (screenplay), Jim Wynorski (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Traci Lords ... Nadine Story
Arthur Roberts ... Mr. Johnson
Lenny Juliano Lenny Juliano ... Jeremy
Ace Mask ... Dr. Rochelle
Roger Lodge ... Harry
Rebecca Perle ... Davanna Girl
Michael DeLano ... Vacuum Cleaner Salesman (as Michael Delano)
Becky LeBeau ... Happy Birthday Girl
Monique Gabrielle ... Agnes
Roxanne Kernohan ... Lead Hooker (as Roxane Kernohan)
Ava Cadell ... Second Hooker
Cynthia Thompson ... Third Hooker
Kelli Maroney ... Nurse Oxford
Belinda Grant Belinda Grant ... Girl in Car
Joel Hoffman ... Boy in Car (as Robby Bointen)
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Storyline

A science fiction vampire movie. The Vampire is an emissary from an embattled world near destruction who teleports to Earth to see if they can live here. He finds that our blood is nourishing and that at least one source of it is a steady stream of transfusions. He hypnotizes a Dr. to provide them and has his blond nurse move in to administer them. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Taglines:

The Science Fiction Chiller! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 May 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Traci Lords' Not of This Earth See more »

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Budget:

$210,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

After the movie's success in video sales, Roger Corman offered Traci Lords a role in another movie. Lords declined, as she would have had to perform another nude scene and she wanted to establish herself as a serious actress after her infamous porn scandal. See more »

Goofs

The doctor, @ 1:04:04, refers to Nadine (Traci) as 'Mary'. See more »

Quotes

Jeremy: [looking at a reflection of Nadine changing] That's a nice little mole you have on your left cheek.
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Crazy Credits

"Any unauthorized exhibition, distribution or copying of this film or any part thereof (including soundtrack) is an infringement of the relevant copyright and will subject the infringer to severe civil and criminal prosecution... not to mention a one-way ticket to Davanna." See more »

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Edited from Piranha (1978) See more »

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Room at the Bottom
Performed by Bob Sheridan (as Mr. Moderation)
Written by Bob Sheridan & Robert Kestler
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The unearthly sexy Traci Lords in a silly B-movie feature!
20 December 2009 | by CoventrySee all my reviews

Never trust movies that show clips and fragments of exciting gory killings and slimy monster action during the opening credits. It certainly won't mean that you're about to witness this, or any other exhilarating gore, footage in the main feature. This is just another shameless gimmicky trick of the legendary B-movie producer Roger Corman to promote his other work. The credits contain footage of classic Corman produced trash, like "Humanoids from the Deep" and "Forbidden World", but furthermore there's no added value to it. "Not of this Earth", the first of two remakes of Roger Corman's own late 50's quickie with the same title, is a fairly charming Sci-Fi flick that completely exploits (and I'm very grateful for it) the ravishing body curves of former adult film star Traci Lords. Sleazy perverts as they are; producers Roger Corman and director Jim Wynorski grab every possible opportunity to slide the camera down Mrs. Lords' tantalizing body and obviously there are numerous completely gratuitous nudity sequences of herself as well as of others voluptuous soft-core starlets like Rebecca LeBeau, Roxanne Kernohan and Ava Cadell. Traci stars as a lurid private nurse giving blood transfusions to the mysteriously behaving Mr. Johnson. He turns out to be an alien scout on a mission to collect earthly beings – preferably prostitutes and stripper girls with massive racks – and send their blood through to another dimension in five different phases, or something like that. Admittedly I wasn't continuously paying full attention to the plot, but I blame Traci Lords' revealing outfits for that. "Not of this Earth" is an insignificant 80's Sci-Fi film, but nonetheless charming and cheesy enough to entertain fans of the genre.


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