- Rated: PG
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 55 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: August 11, 1998
- Originally Released: 1984
- Label: Sony Pictures
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Surround - English, Spanish, French
- Additional Release Material:
- Original Theatrical Trailer
- THE MIRROR HAS TWO FACES
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Jeff Bridges &
Charles Martin Smith,
John Walter Davis,
Robert Stein &
John Carpenter &
Bruce A. Evans
Larry J. Franco
Director of Photography:
Donald M. Morgan
Memorable Quotes and Dialog:
"I watched you very carefully. Red light stop, green light go, yellow light go very fast."
- Starman (Jeff Bridges) to an angry Jenny Hayden (Karen Allen) after he speeds through a yellow traffic light in his first attempt at driving a car
"Would you like to know what I find beautiful about your species' You are your best when things are at their worst."
New York Times - 12/14/1984
"...[In] Bridges' hands [STARMAN] becomes the occasion for a sweetly affecting characterization -- a fine showcase for the actor's blend of grace, precision and seemingly offhanded charm....A science fiction fable with sex appeal..."
Total Film - 04/01/2001
"...Bridges received an Oscar nom for his twitchy performance and is a genuine joy to watch..."
Entertainment Weekly - 05/27/2011
"[A]s these two lost souls drive to Arizona to rendezvous with an alien search party, their relationship becomes sweetly affecting." -- Grade: B+
A gentle alien lands on Earth and assumes the human form of a Wisconsin woman's recently deceased husband. Eventually, he is assisted by the young woman in a desperate race against time and the FBI to rendezvous with his alien mothership in Arizona. The situation grows more complicated when the woman and the sweet-natured Starman begin to fall in love.
- Theatrical release: December 14, 1984.
- Actor Michael Douglas's production company produced STARMAN.