My Stepmother Is an Alien
My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)

When lonesome astronomer Dr. Steve Mills (Dan Aykroyd) sees the extraordinarily beautiful but incredibly awkward Celeste (Kim Basinger) at a party, the last thing he would believe is that she is a space alien on a mission to do whatever it… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 1, 1988
DVD Release Date: April 14, 1998
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Critic Score: 19% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

What we have here is a goofy comic performance by Kim Basinger, weighed down by a turgid script and a decision to use Dan Aykroyd mostly as a straight man. Too bad.

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Kevin A. Ranson

Not nearly as bad as advertised.

Scott Weinberg

...and your movie is a joke.

David Keyes

Akroyd and Basinger give the film an infectious stroke of energy, and by the end we continue to smile even as we are exhausted under the weight of endless nonsense.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)


Steve Crum

Pretty dumb fantasy-sci-fi-comedy directed by Richard Benjamin.

Caffeinated Clint

There were more laughs in "Nine and a Half Weeks"

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Yeah, it's silly, but it's cute and worth watching for Alyson Hannigan as the 13 year old daughter (and Seth Green as her date).
Alexis Nomm
it's just awful.
Aj V
Ridiculous movie. It tries way too hard to be funny, and then wont stop trying until you're embarrassed to be watching. I like the actors, but they… More
Candy Rose
Movie about an alien on a secret mission to Earth, who falls for a human.
Lady D'arbanville
Not one you'll feel bad about missing, but came across it on tv, easy watching, very forgettable.
Nani Vang
Omg! I love this movie!