The Brother from Another Planet (1984)

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Movie basic details

Current status - Released
Total runtime - 108 mins.
Release date - 07-09-1984
Release year - 1984
Genres - Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction

Overall ratings and scores for The Brother from Another Planet:
Happiness Score - 6.631/10, World Popularity Score - 3.865/100, IMDB Score - 6.8, Metascore - 70, Internet Movie Database - 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes - 89%, Metacritic - 70/100, .
The Brother from Another Planet movie has Total Global Votes - 65, Total IMD Votes - 6,157

The Brother from Another Planet Movie Introduction: Movie The Brother from Another Planet, release year 1984 is written by John Sayles and directed by John Sayles. The leading star-cast in this movie are Joe Morton, Daryl Edwards, Rosanna Carter along with the other stars and crew members.

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Movie in-short: A mute alien with the appearance of a black human is chased by outer-space bounty hunters through the streets of Harlem.

Movie story-line: An alien slave crash-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.

Movie synopsis: The Brother is an alien who has crash-landed on Earth, in New York City. While mute, strongly empathic, and able to fix things, he resembles a Black man with strange feet. His attempt to make a place for himself in Harlem is an allegory for the immigrant experience in the United States. Meanwhile, two bounty hunters from the Brother's home planet arrive and try to capture him.

Highlights - The Brother from Another Planet (1984)

Total budget - $0.00
Total revenue - $0.00
Produced by -
Produced in - United States of America
Available languages - English (English), French (Français), Spanish (Español),
Homepage URL -
Awards won / Nominations - 3 wins & 1 nomination
Certificate(s) -

Lead Actors, Writer(s), Director(s) of The Brother from Another Planet (1984)

Lead Actors - Joe Morton, Daryl Edwards, Rosanna Carter
Writer(s) - John Sayles
Director(s) - John Sayles

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Release date of The Brother from Another Planet (1984) is 07-09-1984.


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Total runtime of The Brother from Another Planet (1984) in minutes is 108 min.


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Worldwide pupularity of The Brother from Another Planet (1984) movie is 3.865%.


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Film production country for the film The Brother from Another Planet (1984) is United States of America, .


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Film The Brother from Another Planet (1984) is produced in English (English), French (Français), Spanish (Español), language(s).


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Movie The Brother from Another Planet (1984) is categorized under Comedy, Sci-Fi genre(s).


Who are the lead actors of the film The Brother from Another Planet (1984)?
Lead actors of the film The Brother from Another Planet (1984) are Joe Morton, Daryl Edwards, Rosanna Carter.


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The writer(s) of the film The Brother from Another Planet (1984) is/are John Sayles.


Who is the director of the film The Brother from Another Planet (1984)?
The director(s) of the film The Brother from Another Planet (1984) is/are John Sayles.


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Movie The Brother from Another Planet (1984) has 3 wins & 1 nomination awards and nomination in it's profile.


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Short plot of movie The Brother from Another Planet (1984): A mute alien with the appearance of a black human is chased by outer-space bounty hunters through the streets of Harlem..


What is the full story of The Brother from Another Planet (1984) movie?
Full plot of movie The Brother from Another Planet (1984): The Brother is an alien who has crash-landed on Earth, in New York City. While mute, strongly empathic, and able to fix things, he resembles a Black man with strange feet. His attempt to make a place for himself in Harlem is an allegory for the immigrant experience in the United States. Meanwhile, two bounty hunters from the Brother's home planet arrive and try to capture him..


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List of full Starcast and crew members of The Brother from Another Planet (1984)

Full Starcast:

profie photo of Joe MortonName: Joe Morton
Character: The Brother

profie photo of Rosanna CarterName: Rosanna Carter
Character: West Indian Woman

profie photo of Ray RamirezName: Ray Ramirez
Character: Hispanic Man

profie photo of Yves ReneName: Yves Rene
Character: Haitian Man

profie photo of Peter RichardsonName: Peter Richardson
Character: Islamic Man

profie photo of Ginny YangName: Ginny Yang
Character: Korean Shopkeeper

profie photo of Daryl EdwardsName: Daryl Edwards
Character: Fly

profie photo of Steve JamesName: Steve James
Character: Odell

profie photo of Leonard JacksonName: Leonard Jackson
Character: Smokey

profie photo of Bill CobbsName: Bill Cobbs
Character: Walter

profie photo of Maggie RenziName: Maggie Renzi
Character: Noreen

profie photo of Olga MeredizName: Olga Merediz
Character: Noreen's Client

profie photo of Tom WrightName: Tom Wright
Character: Sam

profie photo of Minnie GentryName: Minnie Gentry
Character: Mrs. Brown

profie photo of Ren WoodsName: Ren Woods
Character: Bernice

profie photo of Reggie Rock BythewoodName: Reggie Rock Bythewood
Character: Rickey

profie photo of Alvin AlexisName: Alvin Alexis
Character: Willie

profie photo of Caroline AaronName: Caroline Aaron
Character: Randy Sue Carter

profie photo of Herb NewsomeName: Herb Newsome
Character: Little Earl

profie photo of John SaylesName: John Sayles
Character: Man in Black

profie photo of David StrathairnName: David Strathairn
Character: Man In Black

profie photo of Rosetta LeNoireName: Rosetta LeNoire
Character: Mama

profie photo of Michael MantellName: Michael Mantell
Character: Mr. Love

profie photo of Jaime TirelliName: Jaime Tirelli
Character: Hector

profie photo of Liane CurtisName: Liane Curtis
Character: Ace

profie photo of Fisher StevensName: Fisher Stevens
Character: Card Trickster

profie photo of Charles MitchellName: Charles Mitchell
Character: Ed

profie photo of David BabcockName: David Babcock
Character: Phil

profie photo of Randy FrazierName: Randy Frazier
Character: Bouncer

profie photo of Dee Dee BridgewaterName: Dee Dee Bridgewater
Character: Malverne Davis

profie photo of Sidney Sheriff Jr.Name: Sidney Sheriff Jr.
Character: Virgil

profie photo of Cooper CunninghamName: Cooper Cunningham
Character: Black Hooker

profie photo of Marisa SmithName: Marisa Smith
Character: White Hooker

profie photo of Ishmael Houston-JonesName: Ishmael Houston-Jones
Character: Dancer

profie photo of Kim StauntonName: Kim Staunton
Character: Teacher

profie photo of Dwania KylesName: Dwania Kyles
Character: Waitress

profie photo of Carl GordonName: Carl Gordon
Character: Mr. Price

profie photo of Leon W. GrantName: Leon W. Grant
Character: Basketball Player

profie photo of Anthony ThomasName: Anthony Thomas
Character: Basketball Player

profie photo of Andre Robinson Jr.Name: Andre Robinson Jr.
Character: Pusher

profie photo of John GriesemerName: John Griesemer
Character: White Cop

profie photo of Ellis WilliamsName: Ellis Williams
Character: Watcher

profie photo of Edward BaranName: Edward Baran
Character: Mr. Vance

profie photo of Josh MostelName: Josh Mostel
Character: Casio Vendor

profie photo of Deborah TaylorName: Deborah Taylor
Character: Vance's Receptionist

profie photo of Herb DownerName: Herb Downer
Character: Floor Buffer

profie photo of Giancarlo EspositoName: Giancarlo Esposito
Character: Man Being Arrested (uncredited)

profie photo of Dhonna Harris GoodaleName: Dhonna Harris Goodale
Character: Waitress (uncredited)

profie photo of Pete RichardsonName: Pete Richardson
Character: Street Merchant (uncredited)

profie photo of John Canada TerrellName: John Canada Terrell
Character: Baby Grand Patron (uncredited)

Crew Members:

profie photo of Ernest R. DickersonName: Ernest R. Dickerson
Department: Camera
Job/Role: Director of Photography

profie photo of Maggie RenziName: Maggie Renzi
Department: Production
Job/Role: Producer

profie photo of Mason DaringName: Mason Daring
Department: Sound
Job/Role: Original Music Composer

profie photo of Stephen J. LineweaverName: Stephen J. Lineweaver
Department: Art
Job/Role: Art Direction

profie photo of Peggy RajskiName: Peggy Rajski
Department: Production
Job/Role: Producer

profie photo of Peggy RajskiName: Peggy Rajski
Department: Production
Job/Role: Production Manager

profie photo of John SaylesName: John Sayles
Department: Writing
Job/Role: Screenplay

profie photo of John SaylesName: John Sayles
Department: Directing
Job/Role: Director

profie photo of John SaylesName: John Sayles
Department: Editing
Job/Role: Editor

profie photo of Timothy D'ArcyName: Timothy D'Arcy
Department: Costume & Make-Up
Job/Role: Makeup & Hair

profie photo of Karen PerryName: Karen Perry
Department: Costume & Make-Up
Job/Role: Costume Design

profie photo of Nora ChavooshianName: Nora Chavooshian
Department: Art
Job/Role: Production Design

profie photo of Barbara ShapiroName: Barbara Shapiro
Department: Production
Job/Role: Casting

profie photo of Martin BrodyName: Martin Brody
Department: Sound
Job/Role: Original Music Composer

profie photo of Ralph CorderoName: Ralph Cordero
Department: Costume & Make-Up
Job/Role: Makeup Artist

profie photo of Joy BirdsongName: Joy Birdsong
Department: Editing
Job/Role: Assistant Editor

profie photo of Craig Laurence RiceName: Craig Laurence Rice
Department: Editing
Job/Role: Assistant Editor

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