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Release Date: March 3rd, 2000

DVD Release Date: July 18th, 2000

R|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Harold is sent to Earth on a mission to impregnate a woman and have a child. Harold befriends Perry Gordon, a horny, morally challenged specimen of the human male, and together they scope Phoenix for women. On the prowl for the ideal woman with whom he can mate, the alien encounters a wide spectrum of potential candidates.

Cast: Garry Shandling, Annette Bening, Greg Kinnear, Ben Kingsley, Linda Fiorentino, John Goodman, Richard Jenkins, Caroline Aaron

Director: Mike Nichols

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Columbia Pictures, What Planet Are You From? Productions, Brillstein-Grey Entertainment

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment, Columbia Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • An unapologetically stupid and implausible movie, but in the best possible way -- it's so sure of itself, it wins you over. show more

  • It's still easily the funniest movie of the year. show more

  • This one somehow gets about 300 percent better in its last quarter-hour -- suddenly this is a movie worth watching -- and it's over. show more

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