Lem is just an average teenager working on getting the girl and furthering his career at the local planetarium - except that he's an alien. At least to U.S. astronaut Captain Charles T. Baker who lands on Lem's planet hoping for a quick flag plant and a hasty return to earth and his millions of screaming fans. But on this alien planet the media has tagged spacemen as brain-eating, zombie-creating monsters, causing Baker to run for his life and into Lem's house. Now it's up to the green native to get the clumsy astronaut back to his spaceship before military dictator General Grawl and mad scientist Professor Kipple manage to exterminate the Earthly visitor.
The Massie Twins
Something strange is coming to their planet...Us!
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Did You Know?
The dog in the movie is called Ripley (shown by the name on the doghouse), with the appearance close to that of the Xenomorph from Alien
(1979), and is obviously an homage to Ellen Ripley, the protagonist from the Alien franchise. See more
(at around 23 mins) As astronaut Chuck Baker gets tangled up in a planet mobile in the planetarium, his air hose becomes dislodged and his oxygen becomes depleted. Upon realizing the planet has breathable air, he removes his helmet, and the air hose is now reconnected to his suit. It is then again disconnected in the following shot. See more
I've never gone parking before. I'm really not that kind of a girl.
Well, I'm not the kind of a guy who would go with *that* kind of girl.
Why that's so sweet - I think.
There's nothing to be scared of.
[as alien craft rears up in front of them
There is an additional scene halfway through the end credits. See more
(Vocal and Instrumental versions)
Written by Julius Dixson (aka Julius Dixon) and Beverly Ross
© 1958 by Edward B Marks Music Corporation
Used by Permission of Moncur Street Music Ltd On behalf of Anglo Pic Music Company Ltd
Lead Vocal Sophie Green
Backing Vocals Tamsin Hardy and Cat Scandrett
Arranged by Chris Cawte
Produced by Graham Walker See more