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They live [videorecording] / produced by Larry Franco ; screenplay by Frank Armitage ; directed by John Carpenter.

Piper, Roddy (Author). Carpenter, John, 1948- (Added Author). Piper, Roddy, 1954- (Added Author). David, Keith. (Added Author). Foster, Meg. (Added Author). Nelson, Ray Faraday, 1931- Eight o'clock in the morning. (Added Author). Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster, George "Buck" Flower, Peter Jason. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Burlington Public Library DVD THEY 39851001616268 DVD Horror Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786314833985 : DVD
  • ISBN: 6314833981 : DVD
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Collector's ed., widescreen.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Scream Factory, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the short story "Eight o'clock in the morning" by Ray Nelson.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Features: audio commentary, Independent thoughts, Man vs. aliens, Woman of mystery, Watch, look, listen : the sights & sounds of "They live," making-of featurette, never-before-seen footage from the commercials created for the film, original theatrical trailer, TV spots, still gallery.
Participant or Performer Note:
Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster, George "Buck" Flower, Peter Jason.
Summary, etc.:
A drifter looking for work discovers a pair of magical sunglasses that show him that aliens are trying to take over the Earth.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R
System Details Note:
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Subject: Human-alien encounters > Drama.
Extraterrestrial beings > Drama.
Nelson, Ray Faraday, 1931- > Film adaptations.
Genre: Science fiction films.
Horror films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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