The Creature Wasn't Nice (1981)


The movie The Creature Wasn’t Nice (1981), also known as Spaceship or Naked Space, is a science fiction comedy film directed by Bruce Kimmel. The plot follows the crew of a spaceship on a mission to Mars who discover an unknown substance and bring it aboard their ship [3]. The substance turns out to be a dangerous alien creature that begins to wreak havoc on the crew [1]. As the crew members are killed off one by one, they must find a way to stop the creature and save themselves.

The movie The Creature Wasn’t Nice (1981) is a parody of the science fiction horror film Alien, with Leslie Nielsen in a role similar to his comedic performances in Airplane! and Naked Gun [4].


  • Leslie Nielsen as Captain Jamieson
  • Cindy Williams as Annie McHugh
  • Gerrit Graham as Rodzinski
  • Patrick Macnee as Dr. Stark
  • Ann Turkel as Wendy
  • Bruce Kimmel as Neil


  • The Creature Wasn’t Nice is also known as Spaceship and Naked Space [4].
  • The film was released in 1981 and gained a cult following for its unique blend of science fiction, horror, and comedy [1].
  • The Creature Wasn’t Nice was completely re-edited by the producers and released on home video under the title Spaceship/Naked Space [4].



  1. Turner Classic Movies – The Creature Wasn’t Nice (1981)
  2. StudioBinder – The Best Movie Taglines
  3. IMDb – The Creature Wasn’t Nice (1981)
Last updated byAnonymous on November 1, 2023