PG certificateStarman is a Film programme that first aired in 1984 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Starman is a 2 star programme

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Starman (1984)

Directed by
Johnny Carpenter

The time is 1977 and the Voyager II has just been launched into outer space. This act has invited all forms of alien life in the universe to visit our planet.

Jenny Hayden (Karen Allen) is a young woman who is still struggling with coping with the death of her much loved husband.

However, one of these uninvited aliens has decided to take on the form of Jenny's husband in order to pass unnoticed in our world. Now he has approached Jenny she is understandably confused, if not terrified of the prospect of her husband returning form the grave.

Now the alien, known as StarMan (Jeff Bridges) kidnaps Jenny in order to get across country from Wisconsin to Arizona where his space ship awaits, but the government's knowledge of this puts endless obstacles in their way.

As he learns how to become more human, StarMan begins to take on more and more qualities of Jenny's husband, which inevitably plays with her mind, and on her grief, drawing her ever closer.

Written by ,

Also known as "Starman - O Homen das Estrelas"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1984

2/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour

When is Starman next on TV?

It's next showing on horror channel March 13th, 6:35pm. See more...


Image for Jeff BridgesJeff Bridges...Starman
Image for Karen AllenKaren Allen...Jenny Hayden
Charles Martin-Smith...Mark Shermin
Richard Jaeckel...George Fox
Robert Phalen...Major Bell
Tony Edwards...Sgt. Lemon
John Walter Davis...Brad Heinmuller
Ted White...Deer Hunter
Dirk Blocker...Cop
M.C. Gainey...Cop
Sean Stanek...Hot Rodder
George 'Buck' Flower...Cook
Russ Benning...Scientist
Ralph Cosham...Marine Lt.
David Wells...Fox's Assistant