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Purple People Eater (1988)
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05.20.08

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.

Title: Purple People Eater
Release Date: December , 1988
Runtime: 90 mins
Genre: Comedy
All Genres: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Languages: English
Country: USA
Colors: Color
Sound: Stereo
IMDB Rating: 3.6
Buried.com Rating: 4.6 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With P

MPAA Rating: PG

Director(s):
Linda Shayne

Cast:
Neil Patrick Harris ...Billy Johnson
Kareem Abdul Jabbar ...
Ned Beatty ...Grandpa
Thora Birch ...Molly Johnson (as Thora)
John Brumfield ...Mr. Noodle
Chubby Checker ...Himself
Molly Cheek ...Mrs. Orfus
Dustin Diamond ...Big Z
James Houghton ...Dad
Peggy Lipton ...Mom
Little Richard ...Mayor
Kimberly McCullough ...Dorra Orfus
Arnie Miller ...Father of the Bride
Lindsay Price ...Kacy
Linda Shayne ...Nurse
Rosalinde Tropper ...Girl At Mall
Shonda Whipple ...Allison
Shelley Winters ...Rita
Sheb Wooley ...Harry Skinner

Producer(s):
Brad Krevoy
Steven Stabler

Writer(s):
Linda Shayne

Composer(s):
Dennis Dreith

Movie Quote(s):
  • Billy Johnson: Grandpa, what's it like to die? Grandpa: [pause] I don't know, son.
Movie Trivia:
  • The actor who plays the role of Harry Skinner in this film, Sheb Wooley, is the man who first recorded and popularized the song "Purple People Eater" in 1958.
  • Final film of Sheb Wooley.
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Keywords:
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