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An alien touring the galaxy breaks away from her group and meets two young inhabitants of the most dangerous place in the universe: the London suburb of Croydon.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elle Fanning ... Zan
Alex Sharp ... Enn
Nicole Kidman ... Boadicea
Matt Lucas ... PT Wain
Ruth Wilson ... PT Stella
Abraham Lewis ... Vic (as A.J. Lewis)
Ethan Lawrence ... John
Edward Petherbridge ... PT First
Joanna Scanlan ... Marion, Enn's Mum
Tom Brooke ... PT Waldo
Martin Tomlinson Martin Tomlinson ... Slap
Alice Sanders ... Spinning Jenny
Lara Peake ... Wainswain
Jessica Kate Plummer Jessica Kate Plummer ... Celia
Marina Bye Marina Bye ... Blonde Stella
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Storyline

In the '70s, punk-loving teen Enn (Alex Sharp) attempts to crash a party in the London suburbs. He ends up at the wrong house where he encounters a kooky, conformist cult, which includes the naive Zan (Elle Fanning). They hit it off before Enn learns that she is actually a repressed humanoid alien on Earth to complete a fatal ritual. Enn appeals to the punk scene to help both emotionally and physically liberate the lady he's fallen for. Directed by John Cameron MItchell. Based on the short story of the same name by Neil Gaiman.

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Some Girls Are Out Of This World. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, sexual content, some drug use and nudity. | See all certifications »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

25 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cómo enamorar a una chica punk See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,674, 27 May 2018

Gross USA:

$84,809

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$385,733
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Trivia

A comic book adaptation of the short story is set to be released as a tie-in for the release of the film adaptation. Award-winning artists Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá are penning the drawings. See more »

Quotes

Queen Boadicea: Evolve or die, love
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No aliens were harmed in the making of this film. See more »

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Flying
Performed by The Homosexuals
Written by Bruno Aleph Wizard
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You will love it or hate it
2 June 2018 | by root88See all my reviews

It's pretentious and cheesy, unique and amazing. The only promise I can make is that you have never seen anything like it. That in itself should be enough to make any movie or art lover feel like this movie was money and time well spent. Of course there are flaws, but it's punk, that's what gives it character. If you spend all your money on Hollywood reboots, stay far, far away...

You can enjoy the humor in this movie on the surface level or try to dig deeper into the many metaphors. I just went along for the ride and had a great time.


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