SummaryThomas Jerome Newton is an alien who has come to Earth in search of water to save his home planet. Aided by lawyer Oliver Farnsworth, Thomas uses his knowledge of advanced technology to create profitable inventions. While developing a method to transport water, Thomas meets Mary-Lou, a quiet hotel clerk, and begins to fall in love with her. Just as he is ready to leave Earth, Thomas is intercepted by the U.S. government, and his entire plan is threatened.
Chief executive officers -- Drama.
Alienation (Social psychology) -- Drama.
Science fiction films.
|Publisher|| Santa Monica, California :Lionsgate,2014
|Edition||Special edition, Widescreen.|
|Other Titles|| Man who fell to earth.
1928-2018 film director.
Mayersberg, Paul, screenwriter.
Deeley, Michael, film producer.
Spikings, Barry, film producer.
Bowie, David, actor.
Torn, Rip, 1931-2019 actor.
Clark, Candy, actor.
Henry, Buck, actor.
Tevis, Walter S. Man who fell to earth.
Studio Canal, production company.
British Lion Films, production company.
Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry.
MPAA rating: R.
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1976.
Based on the novel by Walter Tevis.
DVD-R; widescreen presentation; Dolby surround 2.0, Dolby Digital surround EX, DTS.
1 videodisc (approximately 133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.