The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

Thomas Jerome Newton is an alien who has come to Earth in search of water to save his home planet. Aided by lawyer Oliver Farnsworth, Thomas uses his knowledge of advanced technology to create profitable inventions. While developing a method to transport water, Thomas meets Mary-Lou, a quiet hotel clerk, and begins to fall in love with her. Just as he is ready to leave Earth, Thomas is intercepted by the U.S. government, and his entire plan is threatened.

Directing:
  • Nicolas Roeg

Writing:
  • Paul Mayersberg
  • Walter Tevis

Stars:
Release Date: 1976-03-18
themoviedb icon 6.6/10
  • Country: GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 138
  • Budget: $1,500,000

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David Bowie
David Bowie
Thomas Jerome Newton
Buck Henry
Buck Henry
Oliver Farnsworth
Candy Clark
Candy Clark
Mary-Lou
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Rip Torn
Nathan Bryce
Bernie Casey
Bernie Casey
Peters
Adrienne La Russa
Adrienne La R...
Helen
Claudia Jennings
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Peters' Wife
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