Not of This Earth (1957) - Rotten Tomatoes

Not of This Earth (1957)

Not of This Earth





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A blood-thirsty alien scout comes to Earth to find sanguineous sustenance for his starving planet. Dressed in a gray flannel suit and with wrap around sunglasses to mask his pupiless alien eyes, the creature hires a nurse to give him regular injections of blood so he can have the strength to harvest hapless donors, usually street people and drunks. Many considered this sci-fi horror film one of Roger Corman's best .more
Rating: PG
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror
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Written By: Mark Hanna, Charles B. Griffith
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Paul Birch
as Paul Johnson
Beverly Garland
as Nadine Storey
Morgan Jones
as Harry Sherbourne
William Roerick
as Dr. Frederick W. Roc...
Jonathan Haze
as Jeremy Perrin
Dick Miller
as Joe Piper
Ann Carroll
as Davanna Woman
Pat Flynn
as Officer Simmons
Roy Engel
as Sgt. Walton
Tamar Cooper
as Joanne Oxford
Harold Fong
as Oriental Specimen
Anna Lee Carroll
as Woman of Planet Dava...
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Critic Reviews for Not of This Earth

All Critics (3)

The more sober-minded work, and the creepier film, thanks in large measure to Paul Birch's performance as the gent who is 'not of this Earth.'

Full Review… | July 7, 2011
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Could be the most effective of Corman's non-comic pre-Poe films...

Full Review… | January 28, 2011
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Somehow Corman makes it all work, even the purely expositional dialogue scenes.

Full Review… | January 18, 2011
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Audience Reviews for Not of This Earth


This movie came from the Roger Corman's Triple feature collection, The opening of this film must have created quite a stir when shown in the Drive In's around 1958. Bet a few cars started up and headed home. A alien comes to earth as a man with no eyes to collect blood for his planet. Very well done for 1958. 3 1/2 stars. 3-22-13

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