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Thought-provoking, witty and entertaining, this action-packed blend of science fiction and police drama finds Los Angeles the new home of 300,000 humanoid extraterrestrial. When a gang of these newcomers kills a police detective's (James Cann) partner, he sets out to solve the crime with his new partner (Mandy Patinkin) - the L.A.P.D.'S first newcomer detective. But the unlikely pair soon uncover a far more dangerous threat to society.
© 1988 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: Alien Nation takes the interesting premise of extraterrestrials living among us and doesn't do enough with it, emphasizing a police procedural plotline over the more intriguing sci-fi elements.
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- Genre:Drama, Action, Sci-Fi
- Release Date:October 7, 1988
- Captions:English, Spanish
- Audio Format:Stereo
- Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
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