Not of This Earth (1988)

USA,
81m
35mm film, colour
English

An American science fiction film directed by Jim Wynorski

Premise

A blood-sucking alien arrives on Earth in search of fresh supplies. The only thing that stands between him and his goal is a plucky young nurse who quickly learns his secret.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Jim Wynorski
© 1988 by Pacific Trust
Miracle Pictures presents. Roger Corman presents
Produced by: Murray Miller, Jim Wynorski
Screenplay by: R.J. Robertson, Jim Wynorski
Based on an original screenplay by [opening credits] Based on a screenplay by [end credits]: Charles B. Griffith & Mark Hanna
Director of Photography: Zoran Hochstatter
Edited by: Kevin Tent
Music by: Chuck Cirino
Sound Mixer: Al Ramirez
Costume Designer: Libby Jacobs
Make-Up & Hair: Carlann Matz, Tamara Lee
Special Optical Effects by: Motion Opticals, Inc.
Production Designer: Hayden Yates

Cast
Traci Lords (Nadine)
Arthur Roberts (Mr Johnson)
Lenny Juliano (Jeremy)
Roger Lodge (Harry)
Ace Mask (Dr Rochelle)
Rebecca Perle (Davanna girl)
Michael Delano (vacuum cleaner salesman)
Becky LeBeau (happy birthday girl)
Monique Gabrielle as Agnes
Roxanne Kernohan (lead hooker)
Ava Cadell (second hooker)
Cynthia Thompson (third hooker)
Kelli Maroney (Nurse Oxford)
Belinda Grant (girl in car)
Robby Bointen (boy in car)
Kimberly Dawn (girl in house)
Zoran Hochstätter (beam man)
Ed Morgan (police chief)
Murray Miller (Davanna man at grave)
John Dresden (punker #1)

Alternative Titles

Der Vampir aus dem All – Germany
Le vampire de l'espace – France

Remake of
Not of This Earth (1957)

Remake
Not of This Earth (1995)

Includes extracts from
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
Forbidden World (1982)
Galaxy of Terror (1981)
Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
Nebo zovyot (1959)
Piranha (1978)
The Raven (1963)

Extracts included in
Vampirella (1996)

References

Periodicals

  • Cinefantastique vol.18 no.4 (May 1988) p.20 – illustrated article
  • Cinefantastique vol.18 no.5 (July 1988) pp.51, 55 – illustrated credits, review
  • Norma K no.1 pp.8-9, 11 – review
  • Norma K no.2 p.9 – review
  • Variety 25 May 1988 p.16 – credits, review

Books

  • The Films of the Eighties by Robert A. Nowlan and Gwendolyn Wright Nowlan p.404-405
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.365
  • The Illustrated Vampire Movie Guide by Stephen Jones p.114 – review, credits
  • Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Film Sequels, Series, and by Kim R. Holston and Tom Winchester p.364