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Summary

This science fiction 80ís movie is about an extraterrestrial that arrives to Earth, only to find the best, and the worst, of humanity.

Starman DVD

Plot

Starman tells us the story of an alien that makes contact with the Voyager probe and decides to make a visit to Earth. When he enters the atmosphere, however, he is attacked by US jet fighters and crashes on the ground.

Stranded on Earth, the alien of Starman decides to take a human form in order to meet his rescue ship. He will end acquiring the form of the deceased husband of a lonely widow, however, who doesnít understand what is happening.

Cast

Starman-Jeff Bridges
Jenny Hayden-Karen Allen
Mark Shermin-Charles Martin Smith
George Fox-Richard Jaeckel
Major Bell-Robert Phalen

Trivia

Originally, the main role in Starman was going to be played by Kevin Bacon.

Starman is the only film directed by John Carpenter that earned a nomination for an Academy Award.

Academy Awards:

Jeff Bridges won for Best Actor In A Leading Role for the role of Starman in Starman.

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Starman was released to theatres on 12/14/1984 by Columbia, and grossed $28,700,000 at the box office in the US.


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