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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.

Director:

Jim Wynorski

Writers:

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 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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Science Fiction Chiller! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

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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Box Office

Budget:

$210,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$107,352
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Angel Tompkins did the voice of Rebecca Perle's Davanna Girl character. See more »

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At the end of the movie when Nadine and Harry are at Mr. Johnson's grave, a boom mic is visible above their heads. 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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Version of Not of This Earth (1957) 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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An Eye Candy Hall of Fame snippet
20 August 1999 | by Robbie-43See all my reviews

This film is the work of the auteur Wynorski who has a distinctive visual style that is a favorite of the academy. Eye Candy Hall of Fame inductee Traci Lords plays a live-in nurse to an eccentric millionaire with a rare blood disorder. However, this recluse is actually an alien scientist intent on saving his dying planet by harvesting human blood. It is up to our heroine to uncover the truth and save mankind while wearing a bikini. Ms. Lords is the first inductee to be honored for actually wearing something (that wonderful blue bikini). This must cap Ms. Lords film career; she began as a Porn star legend, became of legal drinking age, quit that biz, and became a B-movie actress. The auteur Wynorski does have two brief au naturel scenes of Ms. Lords but we still harp on that bikini. In the Wynorski style he does provide some other actresses to show their ample talents such as Becky LeBeau, Roxanne Kernohan, and Ava Cadell. While not a classic, it does have a few "eye candy" moments worthy of our mention.


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