The Man Who Fell to Earth Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 3567

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 48

Theatrical Release Date: 05/28/1976

Language: English

Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Nicolas Roeg

Actors: David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry, Bernie Casey, Tony Mascia

Plot: A humanoid alien comes to earth to get water for his dying planet but becomes distracted by the pleasures and pains he encounters here instead. -- Ghost Seed

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/25/2019

"The Man Who Fell To Earth" may look like some cheesy science fiction B-movie, but it's really an analogy of the big business world of capitalism brought out by aesthetic and engaging filmmaking.

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gideon43 - wrote on 05/28/2010

Unique and highly stylized movie on the literal and physical conception of alienation. THMWFTE could be construed by some to be baffling and pretentious but it remains a stunningly shot masterpiece and has a prophetically intelligent storyline that is still scarily relevant today. David Bowie excels in a role he was born to play and delivers a performance that is as surreal and inventive as the images and visualization realized on screen. Director Nicolas Roeg`s creative genius shines through and his inventive and mesmerizing camerawork enhance this cerebral Sci Fi classic

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Ariadna - wrote on 05/26/2010

No need to say that David Bowie rocks. I've only seen him in Laberynth but in this movie he's awesome like an alien. I felt the film a little slow right by the ending, but it's worth just to see some images and cinematography; typical Nicolas Roeg, like some kind of "experiment".

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