About

After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find themselves in the middle of a deadly plot by an intergalactic terrorist who has arrived on Earth to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies.

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Directed by

Barry Sonnenfeld

Written by

Ed Solomon (Screenplay)
Brent Boates (Storyboard)
Lowell Cunningham (Comic Book)

Runtime

98 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Protecting the Earth from the scum of the universe.

Cast

Keywords

secret identity alien flying saucer undercover illegal immigration deportation space marine stay permit new identity cannon fictional government agency giant cockroach

Photos

Lists

#409 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar for Best Makeup

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score Danny Elfman

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration