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PG| 1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
Answering a NASA message intended for aliens, a space being tries to contact mankind, but an American missile grounds his ship. Scrambling, the so-called Starman (Jeff Bridges) inhabits the body of a late Wisconsinite and kidnaps the dead man's widow, Jenny Hayden (Karen Allen). Determined to reunite with a vessel from his home planet at a predetermined site, Starman and Jenny travel to Arizona. Pursued by military officials trying to kill him, Starman forges a lasting bond with Jenny.

Cast: Jeff Bridges , Karen Allen , Charles Martin Smith , Richard Jaeckel , Robert Phalen , Tony Edwards , John Walter Davis , Ted White

Director: John Carpenter

Genres: Science fiction

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

John Carpenter's Starman (1984)

Release Date: December 14th, 1984|1 hr. 55 min.

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