The Brother from Another Planet

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An alien slave crashes lands in New York city while being pursued by two Men in Black bounty hunters. His attempt to find a place for himself on earth parallels that of the immigrant experience.

  1. John Sayles

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Joe Morton

    Joe Morton

    The Brother

  2. RC

    Rosanna Carter

    West Indian Woman

  3. RR

    Ray Ramirez

    Hispanic Man

  4. YR

    Yves Rene

    Haitian Man

  5. GY

    Ginny Yang

    Korean Shopkeeper

  6. Daryl Edwards

    Daryl Edwards


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 48m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • September 7, 1984



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