One man discovers that aliens are masquerading as humans while they lull the public into submission through subliminal advertising messages. Only specially made sunglasses make the deadly truth visible.
1 videodisc (95 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches
digital optical surround Dolby Digital surround
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: Not rated.
MPAA rating: R.
John Carpenter's They live
Originally released as motion picture by Universal City Studios in 1988.
Based on the short story - Eight o'clock in the morning - by Ray Nelson.
Issued also as cassette (VHS), and 12-inch videodisc.
Director of photography, Gary B. Kibbe; art directors, William J. Durrell, Jr., Daniel Lomino; editors, Gib Jaffe, Frank E. Jimenez; music, John Carpenter, Alan Howarth.
Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster, George "Buck" Flower, Peter Jason, Raymond St. Jacques.
DVD ; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital surround.
For private home use only.
In English with subtitles in Spanish or French.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
Subjects:Human-alien encounters -- Fiction.
Life on other planets -- Fiction.
Nelson, Ray Faraday, 1931- Eight o'clock in the morning -- Film adaptations.
Subliminal advertising -- Fiction.
Science fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Alive Films, presenter.
Carpenter, John, 1948- film director, screenwriter, composer (expression)
David, Keith, actor.
Foster, Meg, actor.
Franco, Larry J., film producer.
Howarth, Alan, composer (expression)
Jason, Peter, 1944- actor.
Kibbe, Gary B. (Gary Brian), 1941-2020 actor.
Piper, Roddy, 1954-2015, actor.
St. Jacques, Raymond, 1930-1990, actor.
Universal City Studios, publisher.
motion picture adaptation of (work): Nelson, Ray Faraday, 1931- Eight o'clock in the morning.