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'It's Alive!' (1969)

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In this sci-fi film a loony farmer finds a prehistoric monster hiding in a cavern on his land. To feed his newest critter, the farmer kidnaps three people. The three desperately try to escape and finally, one of them succeeds.

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Wayne Thomas
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Corveth Ousterhouse ...
Norman Sterns
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In this sci-fi film a loony farmer finds a prehistoric monster hiding in a cavern on his land. To feed his newest critter, the farmer kidnaps three people. The three desperately try to escape and finally, one of them succeeds.

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This has the unusual distinction of being a remake of a movie that was never made in the first place. When American International made a deal with Larry Buchanan to remake some of their movies ("It Conquered the World" became "Zontar, the Thing from Venus," "The She-Creature" became "Creature of Destruction" and so forth), they evidently included a script based on Richard Matheson's story "Being." The production had gone by several titles, including "G.O.O.", and was to have starred Peter Lorre and Elsa Lanchester. Apparently Lorre's death canceled the project, so AIP earned back some of their money by passing the script on to Buchanan. See more »

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The housekeeper's flashback to her arrival, capture, and attempted escape is full of continuity errors including two hair style changes and two clothing changes for her. When she splashes the hydrogen peroxide into the face of her captor, his face is obviously already wet from previous takes. He is also wearing a different, dry shirt once he catches her after the splashing. See more »

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goofy but fun
28 August 2005 | by (north carolina) – See all my reviews

my mom loved this movie, and would watch it all time when i was growing up. to me it was just another goofy horror film. recently i went to visit my mom and she had me watch it again, as we were planning to visit onyx cave in Arkansas where the movie was filmed. i must say i had a great time watching it again, and visiting the cave we asked about the movie, the man behind the counter pulled out an old photo album with pictures from when they made the movie. i just had a blast. what a fun movie! i must say if you don't like old goofy horror, then this is not the movie for you. going to see where it was filmed gave me a new respect for it.


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