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Directed by Julien Temple

United States 1988 100 mins In English

After she’s betrayed by her fiancée, three very hairy aliens crash-land in the pool of cosmetologist and valley girl Valerie Gail (Geena Davis). With the help of Valerie’s friend Candy Pink (co-writer Julie Brown), the aliens receive a more-human makeover and a shave. Romance and hijinks ensue, in this musical-number-filled escapade.

Genres: Sci-Fi, Comedy, Musical



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