Released in the USA on December 14 of 1984, "Starman" is an Adventure/Drama/Romance/Science Fiction film directed by John Carpenter , starring Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith, Richard Jaeckel, Robert Phalen and Tony Edwards.
In 1977 Voyager II was launched into space, inviting all lifeforms in the universe to visit our planet. Get ready. Company's coming.
Who is the director of "Starman":
Starman was directed by John Carpenter, an American writer, actor, director, composer, and producer.
Before Starman, John Carpenter had directed Christine, released in 1983, The Thing (1982), Escape from New York (1981), The Fog (1980), Halloween (1978), and Assault on Precinct 13 (1976). Since, he directed Big Trouble in Little China, released in 1986, Prince of Darkness (1987), Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992), In the Mouth of Madness (1995), Village of the Damned (1995), and Escape from L.A. (1996).
What was the release date of "Starman":
Starman was first released on Friday, December 14, 1984, in the United States. Also released on Friday, December 14, 1984 have been Dune (dir. David Lynch), Nineteen Eighty-Four (dir. Michael Radford), A Passage to India (dir. David Lean), and Runaway (dir. Michael Crichton). This was thirty-four (34) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, July 03, 1985 in France; Thursday, September 05, 1985 in Germany; November, 1999 in Italy; Thursday, June 06, 1985 in Australia and on Saturday, April 20, 1985 in Japan.
What is the casting of "Starman":
At the casting of Starman we find Jeff Bridges, previously seen in Against All Odds (1984) and Kiss Me Goodbye (1982); Karen Allen (Until September (1984), Split Image (1982)); Charles Martin Smith (Never Cry Wolf (1983), Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)) [ more... ]
- Jeff Bridges and Ted White have both also be seen in Cutter's Way, released in 1981.
- Charles Martin Smith and Tony Edwards also appeared together in The Experts, released in 1989.
- Charles Martin Smith and Richard Jaeckel also worked together in Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, released in 1973.
- Richard Jaeckel and Ted White also appeared in The Naked and the Dead, released in 1958.
What is the Storyline of "Starman":
Launched in 1977, the Voyager 2 space probe carried a gold phonographic disk with a message of peace, inviting visitors to visit planet Earth. The Voyager 2 probe is intercepted by an alien ship. Responding to the invitation, they send a small scout vessel to establish first contact with Earth. But instead of greeting the craft, the government shoots the alien down. Crashing in Chequamegon Bay, Wisconsin, the alien, looking like a blue ball of energy, finds the home of recently widowed Jenny [...]
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