"Protecting the Earth from the scum of the universe."


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.


98 min.


Barry Sonnenfeld

Cast / Superheroes

Tommy Lee JonesAgent K
Will SmithJames Edwards / Agent J
Linda FiorentinoDr. Laurel Weaver / Agent L
Vincent D'OnofrioEdgar / The Bug
Rip TornChief Zed
Tony ShalhoubJack Jeebs
Siobhan Fallon HoganBeatrice
Mike NussbaumGentle Rosenburg the Arquillian Jeweler
Jon GriesVan driver
Sergio CalderónJose
Carel StruyckenArquillian
Fredric LehneINS agent Janus
Richard HamiltonAgent D
Kent Faulcon2nd Lt. Jake Jensen
John AlexanderMikey
Keith CampbellPerp
Ken ThorleyZap-Em Man
Patrick BreenMr. Redgick
Becky Ann BakerMrs. Redgick
Sean WhalenPassport Officer
Harsh NayyarNews Vendor
Michael WillisCop in Morgue
Willie C. CarpenterPolice Inspector
Peter LinariTow Truck Driver
David CrossMorgue Attendant
Charles C. Stevenson Jr.MIB Agent Bee
Boris LeskinCook
Steve RankinINS Agent
Andy ProskyINS Agent
Michael GoldfingerNYPD sergeant
Alpheus MerchantSecurity Guard
Norma Jean GrohMrs. Edelson
Bernard GilkeyBaseball Player
Sean PlummerFirst Contact Alien
Michael KaliskiFirst Contact Alien
Richard Arthur2nd First Contact Alien
Debbie Lee CarringtonAlien Father
Verne TroyerAlien Son
Mykal Wayne WilliamsScared Guy
Tim BlaneyFrank the Pug (voice)
Mark SetrakianRosenberg Alien (voice)
Brad AbrellWorm Guy (voice)
Thom FountainWorm Guy (voice)
Carl J. JohnsonWorm Guy (voice)
Drew MasseyWorm Guy (voice)
Christina BenitanOn-Air Reporter (uncredited)
Lowell CunninghamMiB HQ Office Worker (uncredited)
Danny DeVitoAlien on TV Monitor (uncredited)
John ElsenNYPD Sergeant (uncredited)
Newt GingrichAlien on TV Monitor (uncredited)
Karen Lynn GorneyAnnouncer (uncredited)
Adrian LeeWall Street Broker (uncredited)
George LucasAlien on TV Monitor (uncredited)
Marshall Dancing Elk LucasDishwasher (uncredited)
Patricia McPhersonSpouse K (uncredited)
Isaac MizrahiAlien on TV Monitor (uncredited)
Fred NewmanAliens (voice) (uncredited)
Joe PaparonePolice Inspector (uncredited)
Anthony RobbinsAlien on TV Monitor (uncredited)
Al RokerAlien on TV Monitor (uncredited)
Eliot SashPolice Officer #4 (uncredited)
Marshal SilvermanSpecial Tech (uncredited)
Barry SonnenfeldAlien on TV Monitor (uncredited)
Chloe SonnenfeldAlien on TV Monitor (uncredited)
Steven SpielbergAlien on TV Monitor (uncredited)
Sylvester StalloneAlien on TV Monitor (uncredited)
Dionne WarwickAlien on TV Monitor (uncredited)

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