The bungling inspector Cruchot (Funès) finds himself trying to save the residents of St. Tropez from some oil-drinking humanoid aliens. The only way to tell the aliens from the real people, besides their constant thirst for oil-products, is that they sound like empty garbage cans when you touch them. Chaos is ahead.

  1. Gérard Beytout

    Characters, Screenplay

  2. Jean Girault

    Director, Screenplay

  3. Jacques Vilfrid


  4. Louis de Funès


Top Billed Cast

  1. Louis de Funès

    Louis de Funès

    Ludovic Cruchot

  2. Michel Galabru

    Michel Galabru

    Jérôme Gerber

  3. Maurice Risch

    Maurice Risch


  4. Jean-Pierre Rambal

    Jean-Pierre Rambal


  5. Guy Grosso

    Guy Grosso


Full Cast & Crew

The Gendarme and the Creatures from Outer Space
The Gendarme and the Creatures from Outer Space



Original Title Le gendarme et les extra-terrestres

Status Released

Release Information

  • November 11, 1979


Original Language French

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget -

Revenue -



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