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The Human Duplicators (1965)

An alien is dispatched from a faraway galaxy to take over the Earth by "duplicating" humans and creating a race of zombies resembling animated pottery in this low-budget sci-fi film. Enjoy ... See full summary »

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Glenn Martin
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Gale Wilson
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Prof. Vaughn Dornheimer
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Lisa Dornheimer
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Austin Welles
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Lt. Shaw - National Intelligence
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Dr. Kolos
John Indrisano ...
Thor - The Butler
Ted Durant ...
The Galaxy Being
Alean 'Bambi' Hamilton ...
Brunette Lab Assistant
Tommy Leonetti ...
White Reporter
Mel Ruick ...
(as Melville Ruick)
Walter Maslow
Larry Barton
Kim Satana
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An alien is dispatched from a faraway galaxy to take over the Earth by "duplicating" humans and creating a race of zombies resembling animated pottery in this low-budget sci-fi film. Enjoy the opening and closing shots of the alien spacecraft resembling a Christmas tree bauble dancing in space, the faces of the "duplicated" humans shattering like a cheap vase when thrown to the floor, and the formative "duplicates" as they are cooked up in the lab in individual coffins. The alien's heart is softened by the persevering goodness of a beautiful blind woman, deeply conflicting his motives as the film plods to its "climactic" confrontation between the humans and their counterfeit duplicates. Written by Stephen J Neilson <sneilson@ix.netcom.com>

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Made to Kill or Love on Command!

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3 March 1965 (USA)  »

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Jaws of the Alien  »

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$140,000 (estimated)
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Final film of Hugh Beaumont. See more »

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Not that terrible
9 July 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie actually came off as better to me than most people here think. It might be because there is this one line that's actually really clever. A character says, "Say something" and the guy literally says, "Something". It was nice to have a recognizable actor, Richard Kiel here. The film is still for the most part bad. The bad special effects are particularly noticeable. It really is funny to see these androids lose their body parts and see their faces literally fall apart. It managed to entertain me like that.

Everyone acts like a robot in this. It ends up making more sense than most examples. It's still fairly poorly acted, particularly with how ALL the characters/actors do that. It probably could have been shorter too. When there's not much plot going on, it always drags on. This movie is about an alien who tries to replace people on Earth. There's not much motivation, so it's still skippable. *1/2


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