Earth Girls Are Easy
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After a trio of extraterrestrials accidentally crash land their spaceship in a California swimming pool, their leader finds unexpected romance with the pool's Valley Girl owner. This bright, colorful comedy plays the meeting of human and alien strictly for laughs, using its fish-out-of-water scenario to gently spoof the shallowness of the West Coast lifestyle: the biggest challenge the aliens face in fitting in amongst the surfer dude and beach blondes is getting the right haircut. The love story, which charts the growing attraction between the alien's leader, Mac (Jeff Goldblum), and… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 65%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Intended by director Julian Temple and his screenwriters to affectionately skewer Tinseltown lifestyles."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"An entertaining trifle."
‑ Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
"Silly, sexy, and filled with music."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Not as funny as it thinks it is."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"I never got into this. It just doesn't make me laugh."
‑ Fred Topel,
"This is deliberately, gleefully vacuous entertainment, and any satirical edge is blunted by the film's obvious affection for its subject."
‑ , Time Out
"When it's time for that inevitable return to the planet Jhazzalan, you may hear yourself breathing a sigh of relief."
‑ Desson Thomson, Washington Post
"A horrible mess of genres that does nobody involved justice."
‑ , Film4
"Stupid but wonderful."
‑ Luke Y. Thompson, New Times
"Unfortunately, this movie isn't"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"It is a joyfully chaotic and wildly uneven work that shows Mr. Temple's roots in music videos."
‑ Caryn James, New York Times
"The movie equivalent of cheap champagne -- even though it's lousy, it still gives you tickles up the nose."
‑ Hal Hinson, Washington Post
"A hilarious, off-beat slice of 80s cheese."
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"But this movie is hard to take. Sorry, go back to your own planet."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"An entertaining guilty pleasure."
‑ Phil Villarreal, Arizona Daily Star
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