Howard the Duck Poster

Release Date: August 1st, 1986

DVD Release Date: March 10th, 2009

PG|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
In this film based on the comic book character, Howard the Duck is suddenly beamed from Duckworld, a planet of intelligent ducks with arms and legs, to Earth, where he lands in Cleveland. There he saves rocker Beverly (Lea Thompson) from thugs and forms a friendship with her. She introduces him to Phil (Tim Robbins), who works at a lab with scientist Dr. Jenning (Jeffrey Jones). When the doctor attempts to return Howard to his world, Jenning instead transfers an evil spirit into his own body.

Cast: Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins, Paul Guilfoyle, Liz Sagal, Dominique Davalos, Holly Robinson Peete, Tommy Swerdlow

Director: Willard Huyck

Genres: Science fiction, Adventure, Fantasy, Action

Production Co: Lucasfilm Ltd., Universal Pictures