After a space probe carrying a message of peace and invitation is launched into space, an alien life form crash lands in Chequamegon Bay, Wisconsin. The lone alien takes on the likeness of the deceased husband to Jenny Hayden, a recently widowed woman living near the crash site. Jenny is in shock at seeing her dead husband reanimated but completely different, the alien, going by Scott, tells Jenny she must get him to the rendezvous point in Arizona in three days time. Now the NSA are on Scott and Jenny’s trail looking to take the alien and experiment on him, Jenny must get Scott to the ship in time or else he will die on earth and be cut up by scientists. Along the way, Scott learns of human life, love, loss and beauty, while Jenny gets to experience love once more.

Director: John Carpenter

Actors: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith, Richard Jaeckel, Robert Phalen, Tony Edwards, John Walter Davis

Year: 1984

Length: 115 Minutes

Classification: PG+ Medium level violence, Medium level sex scene


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