The Man on the Moon music video is the official video for the song of the same name by the alternative rock band R.E.M. The video was released in November 1992. The video follows a man as he travels through a dreamlike landscape, encountering various surreal images and settings. The video is known for its unique visual style, which combines live-action footage with stop-motion animation. The video also features a cameo appearance by actor John Malkovich as a mysterious figure. The video was nominated for three MTV Video Music Awards, including Best Alternative Video, Best Special Effects, and Best Cinematography. It is widely considered to be one of the most iconic music videos of the 1990s, and has been praised for its imaginative and thought-provoking visuals.