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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
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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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Valerie's about to discover how far a girl has to go to find Mr. Right. 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

Larry Linville has a cameo as "Dr. Bob." A take on the role that made him famous, Dr. Frank Burns on M*A*S*H (1972). 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

[from the song "'Cause I'm A Blonde"]
Candy: 'Cause I'm a blonde! B-L-... I don't know!
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Soundtracks

EARTH GIRLS ARE EASY
Written by Julie Brown, Charlie Coffey (as Charles Coffey), Terrence E. McNally (as Terrence McNally) and Sterling Smith
Produced and Performed by Nile Rodgers
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...and so was this movie....
1 September 2004 | by LeathermanCraigSee all my reviews

It's cute.... it's bouncy.... it's fluff.... but it's mindless entertainment for a few hours.... See it!

Plus side:

Geena Davis is perfect as the quirky female lead.... Just enough of a ditz to be believable.... and yet strong enough, too...

Jeff Goldblum - well, he's kind of typical in this role... Like W. Shatner, Jeff has a particular way of speaking.... and this film shows it... But his acting was good and he was semi believable as a lovable alien... And, he was kind of hunky in that scene....

Jim Carrey & Damon Wayons - these 2 guys are 90% funny 90% of the time... they were classic on 'IN LIVING COLOR' and both have gone on to have decent careers in the years since.... The woodie on the freeway is hilarious!

Julie Brown - no other big-boobed-blonde could have EVER pulled this off! And, her songs from the film - 'Cuz I'm a Blonde, I Like 'em Big and Stupid - are just the best ... I don't have to work I just have to jiggle.....

While the story line may be cheesey and seem like a leftover that sat a bit too long, it's cute fluff and worth a view...


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