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Purple People Eater (1988)

A kid plays the old novelty song "Purple People Eater" and the creature actually appears. The two then proceed to help an elderly couple who are being evicted by their greedy landlord.

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Linda Talcott ...
Purple
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Rita
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Jimmy Locust ...
Purple
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Purple (voice)
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Mom
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Mayor
James Houghton ...
Dad
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Molly Johnson (as Thora)
John Brumfield ...
Mr. Noodle
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Donna Orfus
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Storyline

A kid plays the old novelty song "Purple People Eater" and the creature actually appears. The two then proceed to help an elderly couple who are being evicted by their greedy landlord.

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Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi

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16 December 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amico venuto dallo spazio  »

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Trivia

At the time of filming, Neil Patrick Harris was 15, and Dustin Diamond was 11. See more »

Quotes

Grandpa: Look! Purple may be a little strange.
Mrs. Orfus: Yes!
Grandpa: But that's because he is a brilliant musician!
Mrs. Orfus: No! No! Purple is an alien!
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Connections

Referenced in Taken (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

When You Dance
Written by Andrew Jones
Performed by D.K. and the Flamz
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Learn it Live it Love it!
29 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

Purple People Eater is the best. I love this movie. If it would be re-released I would by it. Cause it's been my favorite movie sense forever!!!! I wish they would rerelase it or at least show it on TV again. IT would be worth it!!


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