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A stranger in town has some big plans that could mean the end of humanity as we know it in this blend of comedy and sci-fi thrills. Nadine Story (Traci Lords) is a nurse working in the office of Dr. Rochelle (Ace Mask) when she encounters a very unusual patient -- the mysterious Mr. Johnson (Arthur Roberts), who is always dressed in black, wears dark sunglasses indoors and demands a blood transfusion. After Dr. Rochelle tests Johnson's blood, he's surprised to discover the man's body isn't producing blood in the usual manner, and Johnson hires Nadine to work in his home and give him regular transfusions. As Nadine fends off the advances of Johnson's ex-con chauffeur and go-fer Jeremy (Lenny Juliano), he discovers that people have a habit of showing up at Johnson's door but not going home again. With her help of her boyfriend, a motorcycle cop named Harry (Roger Lodge), Nadine discovers Johnson has a shocking secret -- he's an emissary from the planet Davanna, who is looking for a ready supply of human blood his people need to survive. Not Of This Earth was a remake of the 1957 film of the same name directed by Roger Corman, who served as executive producer for this version as well as distributing the picture. It was the first mainstream feature for former adult film actress Traci Lords, and features her last nude scene to date. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:May 20, 1988

Cast

Arthur Roberts
as Mr. Johnson
Kelli Maroney
as Nurse Oxford
Ace Mask
as Dr. Rochelle
Michael de Lano
as Vacuum Cleaner Salesman
Traci Lords
as Nadine Story
Rebecca Perle
as Davanna Girl
Lenny Juliano
as Jeremy
Ava Cadell
as Second Hooker
Paul Shaver
as Punker #3
Roger Lodge
as Harry
R.J. Robertson
as Punker #4
Roxanne Kernohan
as Lead Hooker
Becky Le Beau
as Happy Birthday Girl
Monique Gabrielle
as Agnes
John Dresden
as Punker #1
John Dresden
as Simmons
Murray Miller
as Davanna Man at Grave

Crew

Jim Wynorski
Director
Jim Wynorski
Screenwriter
Charles B. Griffith
Screen Story
R.J. Robertson
Screenwriter
Mark Hanna
Screen Story
Chuck Cirino
Composer (Music Score)
Kevin Tent
Editor
Hayden Yates
Production Designer
Murray Miller
Co-producer
Jim Wynorski
Co-producer
Al Guarino
Casting
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