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Overall Rating
2

Awesome: 12.5%
Worth A Look: 6.25%
Average: 12.5%
Pretty Bad: 6.25%
Total Crap62.5%

1 review, 10 user ratings


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My Stepmother is an Alien
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by Chris Parry

"My stepmother is a no-talent skank in a bad dress."
1 stars

Here was a smart idea. The world had been waiting for a movie about an unlucky in love weirdo who falls in love with an alien who looks like Kim Basinger. That's comedy genius for ya. But what's the twist in this tale? There ain't one, boysan.

How could this movie suck as much as it does? It's got Seth Green for starters, so it should get points there. Jon Lovitz is on board... mmm potential points but not a big winner most days.

Juliette Lewis, Harry Shearer, come on, there was potential here.

But then came Aykroyd. Holy Mother of Fuck, is this man a chump. I've said it before, but who picks this guy's scripts, Steven Hawkins' helper monkey? This is yet another example of a movie that should not only have never been made, but should not ever have been bumped up a few levels on the audience expectation scale by Dan Aykroyd's presence.

I'm sure he means well. And he does so many movies that, just occasionally, he lucks out and gets a Grosse Point Blank or a Blues Brothers, but then he completely shames himself with a Celtic Pride or a Blues Brothers 2000. No, not completely shames himself, comepletely shames his fans. HE clearly has no shame.

So an alien comes to earth, decides she should marry bumbling Aykroyd, refuses to have sex with him, has to deal with the kids and the inevitable "I think something's odd with mom" situations. She gets drunk, she gets into zany antics, eventually has sex (oh, like it's a stunning plot point), Aykroyd loses hs rep.

Do you need to know any more than that? Seriously, like, is this film really on your list of things to see? Because I could recommend Election or The Professional or Lawn Dogs. Go find a rental outlet that stocks Bandwagon, American Beer or The Size Of Watermelons. Just AVOID this film.

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originally posted: 11/13/99 20:21:25
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User Comments

2/13/10 PAUL SHORTT LOWBROW, TASTELESS COMEDY 1 stars
3/09/05 m m i love this movie! 5 stars
2/06/05 Jeff Anderson A bright performance by Alyson Hannigan is the only good thing in this dull, slow comedy! 1 stars
2/07/02 Claxner Oxjaw Shows Alyson H should've been destined for better roles than Michelle in Am. Pie 5 stars
11/13/01 Dang Reardon Who wants to fuck 80's Kim Basinger? I know I do! 3 stars
10/11/01 David_OKC Sorry guys...I loved this movie. Very much like a '70's Disney movie with Dean Jones..... 4 stars
8/20/01 Monster W. Kung Tiresome. Like watching one of "my wife is a witch" and stuff tv series. 2 stars
4/05/01 Andrew Carden Good for a sunday afternoon. 3 stars
10/24/00 Viking This movie is really bad !!!!! 1 stars
1/21/00 Hangman my stepmother is a big brown turd 1 stars
IF YOU'VE SEEN THIS FILM, RATE IT!
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