The Man Who Fell To Earth

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976, UK) is a Science Fiction-Drama film directed by Nicolas Roeg.


Main Details

  • Released on March 18, 1976
  • Color
  • Running time: 139 minutes
  • Production and Distribution Cos.: British Lion Film Corporation| Cinema 5
  • Directed by Nicolas Roeg
  • Written by Paul Mayersberg from the novel by Walter Trevis
  • Starring David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry

Plot Summary

  • An alien comes to Earth to obtain water for his own planet but women and greed get in his way.


  • You're only welcome if it's beneficial to us
  • Power, space, time and a visitor.
  • There, now I'll never get them off.
  • You have to believe it to see it
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