The Earthling

  • 1980
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Drama

William Holden plays a man with terminal cancer who has returned to his native Australia to die. There, he comes across a recently orphaned tot played by Ricky Schroder and teaches the boy what he knows about survival. The landscapes are beautiful, the script schmaltzy, and Schroder painfully self-conscious of his cuteness. Director Peter Collinson was...read more

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01:21 — The teaser trailer for Earthling which will premiere at the 2010 SXSW Film Festival. After a mysterious atmospheric event aboard the International Spa (more…)
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01:53 — The trailer for Earthling. Judith is a teacher going through a crisis. She can't get pregnant, and it's causing a rift in her life. On an orbital spac (more…)

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  • Released: 1980
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: William Holden plays a man with terminal cancer who has returned to his native Australia to die. There, he comes across a recently orphaned tot played by Ricky Schroder and teaches the boy what he knows about survival. The landscapes are beautiful, the scr… (more)

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