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Director  Linda Shayne
Cinematography  Peter Deming
Writer  Linda Shayne
Language  English
4.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
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Country  United States
Purple People Eater (film) movie poster
Release date  December 16, 1988
Genres  Comedy, Science Fiction, Family film
Cast  Ned Beatty (Grandpa), Shelley Winters (Rita), Neil Patrick Harris (Billy Johnson), Peggy Lipton (Mom), Chubby Checker (Chubby Checker), Little Richard (Mayor)
Similar movies  Independence Day, Interstellar, Guardians of the Galaxy, Alien from the Darkness, The Avengers, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

The purple people eater 1988 movie


Purple People Eater is a 1988 American science-fiction comedy film based on Sheb Wooley's 1958 novelty song of the same name, written and directed by Linda Shayne, and stars Neil Patrick Harris, Ned Beatty, Shelley Winters, Thora Birch in her film debut, Dustin Diamond and Peggy Lipton, with Chubby Checker and Little Richard making musical guest appearances. The film was released on December 16, 1988.

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When young Billy Johnson (Neil Patrick Harris) plays the novelty song, a one-eyed, one-horned flying purple alien from outer space appears. The creature helps Billy prevent an elderly couple (Ned Beatty and Shelley Winters) from being evicted by their greedy landlord, all while playing in a rock n' roll band.

Cast

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  • Neil Patrick Harris as William "Billy" Johnson
  • Ned Beatty as Grandpa
  • Shelley Winters as Rita
  • Thora Birch as Molly Johnson
  • Dustin Diamond as Big Z
  • Peggy Lipton as Mom
  • James Houghton as Dad
  • Molly Cheek as Mrs. Orfus
  • Kimberly McCullogh as Donna Orfus
  • Lindsay Price as Kory Kamimoto
  • Little Richard as Mayor
  • Chubby Checker as Himself
  • Sheb Wooley as Harry Skinner
  • Linda Shayne as Nurse
  • Nikki Cox as the Purplette Dancer

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