The Creature Wasn't Nice

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The Creature Wasn't Nice
Poster of the movie The Creature Wasn't Nice.jpg
Directed by Bruce Kimmel
Produced by Eilhys England
Michael S. Landes
Albert Schwartz
Written by Bruce Kimmel
Starring Leslie Nielsen
Bruce Kimmel
Cindy Williams
Gerrit Graham
Patrick Macnee
Music by David Spear
Cinematography Denny Lavil
Edited by David Blangsted
Distributed by Almi Pictures (VHS)
Release dates
  • 1981 (1981)
Running time 88 min.
Country United States
Language English

The Creature Wasn't Nice (also known as Naked Space and Spaceship) is a 1981 U.S. motion picture written and directed by Bruce Kimmel. The movie is a comedy farce satirizing extraterrestrial horror movies such as Alien. It stars Leslie Nielsen in a role similar to those in the farical comedies Airplane and Naked Gun. It co-stars Cindy Williams, Gerrit Graham, and Patrick Macnee. It was released on VHS in 1983 under the title Spaceship to emphasize Nielsen's connection to Airplane!, and released on DVD in 1999 to play up the connection to Nielsen's Naked Gun movies.

The movie is a low-budget comedy with simple sets and dialog wrapped around several musical numbers. In one of the scenes, the red slimy one-eyed alien monster performs a lounge-act style musical number called "I Want to Eat Your Face." Williams performs two musical numbers, one solo and one with Kimmel, who had previously appeared with and directed Williams in 1976 in The First Nudie Musical.

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