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How To Talk To Girls at Parties (2017)

How to Talk to Girls at Parties (original title)
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An alien touring the galaxy breaks away from her group and meets two young inhabitants of the most dangerous place in the universe: the London suburb of Croydon.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Elle Fanning ... Zan
Alex Sharp ... Enn
Nicole Kidman ... Boadicea
Matt Lucas ... PT Wain
Ruth Wilson ... PT Stella
Abraham Lewis ... Vic (as A.J. Lewis)
Ethan Lawrence ... John
Edward Petherbridge ... PT First
Joanna Scanlan ... Marion, Enn's Mum
Tom Brooke ... PT Waldo
Martin Tomlinson Martin Tomlinson ... Slap
Alice Sanders ... Spinning Jenny
Lara Peake ... Wainswain
Jessica Kate Plummer Jessica Kate Plummer ... Celia
Marina Bye Marina Bye ... Blonde Stella
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Storyline

In the '70s, punk-loving teen Enn (Alex Sharp) attempts to crash a party in the London suburbs. He ends up at the wrong house where he encounters a kooky, conformist cult, which includes the naive Zan (Elle Fanning). They hit it off before Enn learns that she is actually a repressed humanoid alien on Earth to complete a fatal ritual. Enn appeals to the punk scene to help both emotionally and physically liberate the lady he's fallen for. Directed by John Cameron MItchell. Based on the short story of the same name by Neil Gaiman.

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Some Girls Are Out Of This World. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, sexual content, some drug use and nudity. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Elle Fanning and Alex Sharp both perform their own singing for the film. See more »

Quotes

Queen Boadicea: Evolve or die, love
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Crazy Credits

No aliens were harmed in the making of this film. See more »

Soundtracks

Bright Lights, Long Shadows
Performed by Amber Martin
Written by Brett Every & Amber Martin
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It's British.
24 May 2018 | by ramfatSee all my reviews

I imagine this film may be hard to digest for some, as a lot of British films can be. I typically do not enjoy British films or T.V. series. I don't find their comedy all that funny, and their Sci-Fi tends to be overly dramatic and sappy. This film is very "artsy", and theatrical. It reminded me of Dr. Who, The Fifth Element, Under the Skin, and The Worlds End. It was decent enough that I watched the whole movie, which is rare for a British film.


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Release Date:

25 May 2018 (USA) See more »

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How To Talk To Girls at Parties See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,674, 27 May 2018

Gross USA:

$84,809

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$385,733
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