Doin' Time on Planet Earth

Doin' Time on Planet Earth

Doin' Time on Planet Earth is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Charles Matthau and written by Darren Star. The film stars Nicholas Strouse, Andrea Thompson, Martha Scott, Adam West, Hugh Gillin, and Matt Adler. The film was released on September 16, 1988, by Cannon Film Distributors.


Ryan Richmond lives with his family in a Holiday Inn hotel they own in Arizona. Feeling stuck in this remote part of the US, Ryan wants to leave the US. Before he can leave, he must find a date for his brother's wedding, and decides to visit a computer dating service. That is when things go awry.

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    director Charles Matthau
    editor Sharyn L. Ross
    genre comedy
    keywords computer dating date holiday inn wed
    musicBy Dana Kaproff
    producer Menahem Golan Yoram Globus
    productionCompany The Cannon Group
    publisher Cannon Film Distributors