The Man Who Fell to Earth

The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

Power, space, time and a visitor.

  • Genre: Science Fiction, Drama
  • Release Date: 1976-03-18
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 489 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 18min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: British Lion Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
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Thomas 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.

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    Sound John Phillips Original Music Composer
    Editing Graeme Clifford Editor
    Production Si Litvinoff Executive Producer
    Production Michael Deeley Producer
    Art Brian Eatwell Production Design
    Directing Nicolas Roeg Director
    Camera Anthony B. Richmond Director of Photography
    Costume & Make-Up May Routh Costume Design
    Production Barry Spikings Producer
    Writing Paul Mayersberg Screenplay
    Writing Walter Tevis Novel
    Sound Stomu Yamashta Original Music Composer
    Sound Robin Gregory Sound Recordist
    Production Marilyn Clarke Production Coordinator
    Production Ronald Cook Production Accountant
    Production John Peverall Associate Producer
    Art Simon Wakefield Set Decoration
    Art Tom Raeburn Property Master
    Camera Gordon Hayman Camera Operator
    Camera Chuck White Still Photographer
    Directing Kip Gowans Assistant Director
    Costume & Make-Up Martin Samuel Hairstylist
    Sound Terry Sharratt Boom Operator
    Crew Richard Graydon Stunt Coordinator
    Lighting Martin Evans Gaffer
    Costume & Make-Up Linda DeVetta Makeup Artist
    Crew Ellis Burman Jr. Makeup Effects
    Production Roy Stevens Production Manager
    Directing Susanna Merry Continuity
    Sound Michael Ellis Sound Editor
    Crew Matthew Norris Stunt Double