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Alien Nation

Films

  1. "Alien Nation" is a 1988 American science fiction action film directed by Graham Baker. The ensemble cast features James Caan, Mandy Patinkin and Terence Stamp. The film depicts the assimilation of the Newcomers, an alien race settling in Los Angeles, much to the dismay of the local population. The plot integrates the buddy cop film genre with a science fiction theme, centering on a union between a veteran police detective Matthew Sykes and Sam "George" Francisco, the first Newcomer detective. Sykes and Francisco probe the criminal underworld of the Newcomers as they attempt to solve a homicide.
  2. Alien Nation is a science fiction television series in the Alien Nation franchise. Adapted from the 1988 the movie of the same name, it stars Gary Graham as Detective Matthew Sikes, a Los Angeles police officer reluctantly working with "Newcomer" alien Sam "George" Francisco, played by Eric Pierpoint. Sikes also has an on again-off again flirtation with a female Newcomer, Cathy Frankel, played by Terri Treas.

Writings

  1. "Alien Nation" is a book published in 1988 that was written by Alan Dean Foster.
    • language: English Language
    • genre: Speculative fiction
    • copyright: 1988
    • released on (27 years ago)
  2. "Alien nation" is a book by Cannon Schmitt.
    • also known as "Alien nation: nineteenth-century gothic fictions and English nationality"
  3. "Alien nation" a.k.a. "Alien Nation: Common Sense About America's Immigration Disaster": Alien Nation: Common Sense About America's Immigration Disaster is a 1995 national bestseller book by Peter Brimelow. It criticizes US immigration policy after 1965 from a conservative perspective. It highlights differences in post-1965 immigration policy with previous periods of immigration along with detailed responses to immigration enthusiasts’ arguments.

Music

  1. "Alien Nation" is a musical album of Jerry Goldsmith & Curt Sobel, soundtrack.
    • also known as Alien Nation Soundtrack
    • released on (9 years ago)
  2. "Alien Nation" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  3. "Alien Nation" is the 1993 single by Scorpions.
    • released in (22 years ago)
  4. "Alien Nation" is a musical album of Steve Dorff, Larry Herbstritt, and David Kurtz, tv soundtrack.
  5. "Alien Nation" is a musical album of Syrian.
    • released in (8 years ago)

Miscellanea

  1. Alien Nation is an American science fiction media franchise comprising film, television, and other media productions about alien refugees living on Earth. The series began with the 1988 film Alien Nation, which was adapted into a Fox Network television series of the same name in 1989. Fox cancelled the series abruptly after one season, but continued the story in five TV movies. The series also produced other media and merchandising tie-ins, including novels and comics.
  2. Alien Nation comic books were a number of comic books based on the Alien Nation franchise.

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Google previewTextual Poachers (2013)

Television Fans and Participatory Culture by Henry Jenkins

Alien Nation is a hybrid of the two genres (science fiction, action-adventure) most popular within the community and is therefore able to draw upon a large pool of potential fans and build upon pre-established cultural competencies. For' some ...

Google previewBlue Zebra Agent Chronicles

by Gabriel Blue Melchizedek

Alien Nation is a science fiction television series, loosely ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fictional and Fantastic Languages (2006)

Alien Nation began as a film directed by Graham Baker and later spawned a television series and several...

Google previewThe Mammoth Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2012)

by George Mann

This shortlived television series was derived froma 1988 movie, Alien Nation, and combined elements of police drama with an interesting take on the ALIEN invasion theme.

Google previewThe Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters (2016)

by Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

Graham Baker's film Alien Nation (1988) offers an interesting look at a formerly enslaved alien race arriving on Earth and being slowly integrated into modern day society. Though tension exists between the humans and the Newcomers, they ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fantastic Film (2000)

Ali Baba to Zombies by R. G. Young

to be titled Outer Heat Unusual SF -thriller: Earth cop teamed with extraterrestrial Alien Nation: Body and Soul 1996, (USA), ...

Google previewAnti-Immigration in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2011)

A Historical Encyclopedia by Kathleen R. Arnold

Alien Nation (1995), and The Worm in the Apple (2003). Brimelow's Alien Nation became a national best-seller while sparking much controversy.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Contemporary American Culture (2005)

by Robert Gregg, Gary W. McDonogh, Cindy H. Wong

Alien Nation, however, extended the premise of a refugee alien population in the United States beyond the 1988 movie's themes of race and drugs to encompass family, culture and sexuality The closing of the millennium, moreover, coincided ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy (2005)

Themes, Works, and Wonders by Gary Westfahl

and sequels, and the film Alien Nation (1988), present alien-human teams. Both criminal and policeman in Hal Clement's Needle (1950) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Gothic Literature (2009)

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

Alien Nation: Nineteenth-Century Gothic Fictions and English Nationality. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997. Stoker, Bram.

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