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Voyage of the Rock Aliens (1984)

Aliens land in the town of "Speelburgh" searching for the source of rock & roll. They find trouble with Dee Dee, Frankie and the pack.

Director:

James Fargo

Writers:

Edward Gold, James Guidotti (as S. James Guidotti) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pia Zadora ... Dee Dee
Craig Sheffer ... Frankie
Tom Nolan ... Absid (ABCD)
Ruth Gordon ... Sheriff
Michael Berryman ... Chainsaw
Alison La Placa ... Diane (as Alison LaPlaca)
Gregory Bond ... Jaklem (JKLM) (as Rhema)
Craig Quiter ... Nopquir (NOPQR) (as Rhema)
Patrick Byrnes ... Stovitz (STUVWXYZ) (as Rhema)
Marc Jackson ... Aeiou (as Rhema)
Jeffrey Casey ... F-Gee (FGHI) (as Rhema)
Jimmy Haddox ... Duke (as Jimmy & the Mustangs)
Marshall Rohner ... Dino (as Jimmy & the Mustangs)
Jeffrey Cranford Jeffrey Cranford ... Clyde (as Jimmy & the Mustangs)
Troy Mack Troy Mack ... Mouth (as Jimmy & the Mustangs)
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Storyline

Aliens land in the mythical town of "Speelburgh, U.S.A" searching for the source of rock & roll. What they find is a gang of teenagers, led by Dee Dee (the inimitable Pia Zadora) and Frankie, along with Frankie's posse/rock band, the Pack. The leader of the aliens takes a shine to Dee Dee and all sorts of trouble breaks out. Written by Chris Holland <stomptokyo@aol.com>

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The story of a guy, a girl and an alien... and one night they will always remember. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Musical | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Trivia

During the filming, Marc Jackson had an adverse reaction to dental work and wound up with a swollen cheek. Production was shuffled to accommodate, but some facial swelling is noticeable just before the aliens steal the earthlings' clothes. See more »

Goofs

Spyder spits out the french fry without getting ketchup on his face. Cut to a different angle and there's ketchup all over his chin. See more »

Quotes

Diane: Someone should tell Babs to stop using that industrial strength hairspray!
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Alternate Versions

Early screenings of the film did not include the opening version of "When the Rain Begins to Fall." See more »

Connections

Featured in Trailer War (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

She Doesn't Mean A Thing To Me
Written by Joey Carbone
Performed by Mark Spiro
Courtesy of Curb Records
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forget Xanadu, forget Roller Boogie, even Grease 2. This is the worst musical in the history of time.
3 May 2003 | by nils-33See all my reviews

I'm not kidding. This one is appallingly bad. Where to start? It really doesn't matter, this movie sucks on every level, so by all means, watch it! Enjoy it!

A few things in it's favour (well, two):

As usual, the Bad Guys Band is much better than the lame heroes-(or are they?)-band. What can I say? Frantic 80's Rockabilly/psychobilly (well, somewhat frantic) is just a lot cooler than toecurling 80's electronic awful 'rock'.

Also, 'When the Rain begins to fall' has been a long time favourite of mine. It's used twice, the first time in a totally unrelated videoclip featering Jermaine Jackson Himself, the second in a tagged-on unrelated musical number with the bad-boy-turned-good lipsynching Jermaines part.

In short, watch it, you'll be amazed.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Attack of the Aliens See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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