Howard the Duck

Synopsis: A scientific experiment unknowingly brings extraterrestrial life forms to the Earth through a laser beam. First is the cigar smoking drake Howard from the duck's planet. A few kids try to keep him from the greedy scientists and help him back to his planet. But then a much less friendly being arrives through the beam...
Director(s): Willard Huyck
Production: Universal Pictures
  5 wins & 4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
110 min

Where am I?

Oh well, he lights up there are Ninth Street

and the bus stops at the crner f Pwell.

N, n, n, n.

I'm asking, what is this place?

- Cleeland?

- Cleeland? Uh-huh...

hat's a perfect weird name

fr this planet.


N, n, that's a city.

he planet's...

Yu dn't knw the planet?

Oh well, the planet's called Earth,

I think.

And I'm bViusly

in sme srt f terrible nightmare.

Oh yeah?

Yur nightmare r mine?

Gd pint.

S, I guess

I better be ging.

hanks again.




Yu gt smeplace to g?

If I had smeplace to g,

I certainly wuldn't be in Cleveland.

Cme n.

Nice place.

Dyu pay to live here?

It's cheap.

he manager f my band fund it fr me.

I suggest

yu find a new manager.

I'd lve to, but we gt

this damn cntract with this sleazid.

He wn't even give us the mney

he wes us.

Cme n in.

It's srt f a disaster area.

We'e been wrking n

sme new sngs, yu knw.

See, the band's

called Cherry Bmb, and...

...we'e been playing these grungy

mng-hles waiting fr ur big break.

Yu dn't hae any idea

what I'm talking abut, dyu Mister...

- Hell.


- It's Hward, thank yu.

- Right, Hward.

Hi, I'm Beverly.

Listen, wuld yu like

smething to eat r drink?


I culd put it in a bwl.

Dll, I dn't drink ut f bwls.

Yu gt a beer?


Right, beer, right.

Gd, I can't believe this.

- I'll put yu in a bwl.

- What?


Give me a break.

- What's this?

- It's a purse.

- I gt it at a swap meet.

- Cute.

- Big ne...

- I'm srry, I'm snervus.

It's just that I've

never been around a...

I mean, I've never even had

any pets r anything, yu knw?

hey seem like such a hassle.

Yu knw, feeding them... up their little p- ps.

- I'll try to be careful.

N, I didn't mean that yu...

Lk, why dn't

yu just sit dwn...

- Okay, why nt?

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Steve Gerber

Stephen Ross "Steve" Gerber (; September 20, 1947 – February 10, 2008) was an American comic book writer best known for co-creating the satiric Marvel Comics character Howard the Duck and a character-defining run on Man-Thing, one of their monster properties. Other notable works include Omega the Unknown, Marvel Spotlight: "Son of Satan," The Defenders, Marvel Presents: "Guardians of the Galaxy," Daredevil and Foolkiller. Gerber was known for including lengthy text pages in the midst of comic book stories, such as in his graphic novel, Stewart the Rat. Gerber was posthumously inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2010. more…

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