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Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)

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A Southern California girl befriends three furry aliens after their spaceship lands in her swimming pool.

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Julien Temple
3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Geena Davis ... Valerie
Jeff Goldblum ... Mac
Jim Carrey ... Wiploc
Damon Wayans ... Zeebo
Julie Brown ... Candy Pink
Michael McKean ... Woody
Charles Rocket ... Ted
Larry Linville ... Dr. Bob
Rick Overton ... Dr. Rick
Diane Stilwell Diane Stilwell ... Robin
Juney Ellis Juney Ellis ... Mrs. Merkin (as June C. Ellis)
Felix Montano ... Ramon
Rick Hurst ... Joe the Cop (as Richard Hurst)
Leslie Morris Leslie Morris ... Mike the Cop
Lisa Fuller Lisa Fuller ... Kikki
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Storyline

Three furry (and funny) aliens travel around the universe in a spaceship and receive a broadcast showing human females. They are fascinated by these shapely creatures and discover that the broadcast came from Southern California on Earth. Meanwhile, Valley girl Valerie Gail feels her cold fiancé Dr. Ted Gallagher is slipping away and decides to seduce him. Instead, she catches him cheating on her with a nurse, throws him out, smashes his things and refuses to see him again. The aliens' spaceship crash lands in Valerie's swimming pool - putting a decided damper on her future wedding plans in Las Vegas. She brings them into her home; and the aliens prove to be quick learners and absorb American popular culture and language through television. Written by Mark Harding <mah@imdb.com>

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A recent poll showed that 3 out of 4 aliens believe... Earth Girls Are Easy See more »


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PG | See all certifications »

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UK | France | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Objectif Terrienne See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$3,916,303
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Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis were married during the production of this movie. See more »

Goofs

When Valerie turns on the kitchen light with Ted's football in her hands, the shadow of a small fuzzy object can be seen waving around on the left side of the wall. (widescreen version only) See more »

Quotes

Candy: If you wanna be a femme fatale, you can't rest on your L'Oréals!
Valerie: You know, I think she might be right!
Candy: Grab the bleach, she's seen the light!
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Alternate Versions

On all DVD versions the Vestron Pictures title, logo and credit have been removed and just start off the film with "A Kestrel Films Production" then continues on with the opening. See more »

Connections

References Who's That Girl (1987) See more »

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Brand New Girl
Written by Julie Brown, Charlie Coffey and Dennis Poore
Produced by Nile Rodgers
Performed by Julie Brown
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Jim Carrey was certainly showing his comic chops early on
20 May 2005 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

Everyone loves a good (or bad) alien movie, and "Earth Girls Are Easy" doesn't disappoint. Valerie (Geena Davis) is an every-woman in southern California whose life is turned upside down when three aliens, Mac (Jeff Goldblum), Wiploc (Jim Carrey) and Zeebo (Damon Wayans), land in her swimming pool. She quickly gets them made up to look human, but they continue acting like non-humans. She has to explain sex to Mac, while Wiploc and Zeebo are still wacky.

In a way, the whole movie is an excuse to be silly. But believe you me, they come up with some really funny stuff (Jim Carrey does a great James Dean impression). You'll wish that some aliens could land in your swimming pool, or wherever near your house.


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