The Man Who Fell to Earth (film)

1976 British science fiction film by Nicolas Roeg
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The Man Who Fell to Earth is a 1976 science fiction film directed by Nicolas Roeg, based on the novel of the same name by Walter Tervis. Notable cast members include David Bowie, Candy Clark, and Rip Torn.

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Thomas Jerome Newton

  • We'd have probably done the same to you, if you'd come 'round our place.
  • The strange thing about television is that it doesn't tell you everything. It shows you everything about life on Earth, but the true mysteries remain. Perhaps it's in the nature of television. Just waves in space.


  • You know Tommy, you're a freak. I don't mean that unkindly. I like freaks. And that's why I like you.


Nathan Bryce: I think... perhaps... you're right.
Waiter: I think perhaps Mr. Newton has had enough, don't you?

Mary-Lou: What are they like, your children?
Thomas Jerome Newton: They're like children. Exactly like children...

Mary-Lou: I don't love you anymore.
Thomas Jerome Newton: And I don't love you.

Mary-Lou: What happens to you when you drink?
Newton: I see things.
Mary-Lou: What things?
Newton: Bodies.
Mary-Lou: Bodies? Women?
Newton: And men.
Mary-Lou: Men!


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