Phil the Alien

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Phil the Alien
Phil the alien.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Rob Stefaniuk
Produced by Craig Fleming
Written by Rob Stefaniuk
Starring Rob Stefaniuk
Nicole de Boer
Graham Greene
Music by John Kastner
Cinematography D. Gregor Hagey
Edited by Warren P. Sonoda
Rob Stefaniuk
Distributed by Lions Gate Entertainment
Release date
  • 2004 (2004)
Running time
85 min
Country Canada
Language English

Phil the Alien is a 2004 Canadian comedy film. It was written and directed by Rob Stefaniuk, who also starred as the titular Phil.

The film's cast also includes Graham Greene and Ingrid Veninger.

Plot summary[edit]

Phil is an extraterrestrial with shape-shifting ability and telekinetic powers. After crash-landing in Northern Ontario, Phil befriends a red neck child, his father, and a talking beaver as he wanders the Canadian wilderness. Phil is soon introduced to the trappings of small town northern Ontario and adopts the persona and mannerisms of a stereotypical Canadian small town alcoholic while hiding from the ineffectual and mentally traumatized military general who is trying to capture him. Hilarity ensues as his telekinetic powers convince some that he is the Christian messiah and soon joins a local rock band as a singer. A cold hearted assassin from Quebec attempts to end his existence as he and the band go out on tour. The ending consists of suspense, treachery, and dolphins.


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