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The Astro-Zombies (1968)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  19 May 1968 (USA)
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The Plan - to build a super human; How? - by murdering innocent convenient victims and using various bits of them; The Result - Creatures on the rampage.

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Holman
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Dr. DeMarco
Tom Pace ...
Eric Porter
Joan Patrick ...
Janine Norwalk
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Rafael Campos ...
Juan
Joe Hoover ...
Chuck Edwards (as Joseph Hoover)
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Dr. Petrovich
William Bagdad ...
Franchot
Vincent Barbi ...
Tyros
Egon Sirany ...
Sergio Demozhenin
Jean Pirie ...
Woman killed in garage
John Hopkins ...
Det. Thompson
Janis Saul ...
Lynn
Wally K. Berns ...
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After being fired from the Space Agency, the disgruntled (not to mention crazy) Dr. DeMarco creates an Astroman from a criminal's dead body. However, he loses control of his creation, which goes on a killing spree, attracting the attention of an international spy ring and the CIA. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Peter Falk was originally slated to have a cameo in this film. However, director Ted V. Mikels cut Falk's scene, saying that Falk was too comedic for what he saw as a serious role in a sci-fi/horror film. See more »

Goofs

When Tyros and Juan pull into the parking space, they completely miss their mark and straddle the line. After a quick cut to a cop watching them, we cut back to the car and it is pulled perfectly into the space. See more »

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Dr. DeMarco: Your own experiments will have to wait. Dr De Marco to Assistant who is menacing the girl strapped to the table.
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Baddest of the bad - you may love it!
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The Astro Zombie is a man in a rubber mask. The Male leads try to keep a straight face while spouting ridiculous dialogue. Tura Satana wears exotic outfits, makeup and eyelashes which gives the movie some camp appeal. You'll have a hard time figuring out the plot. It's shocking to see the depths Wendell Corey had descended to but he was probably too sozzled to care. The women scream a lot especially when the Astro Zombie tries to rip their clothes off. John Carradine bumbles around in his laboratory endlessly. The opening and closing credits are shot over film of toy robots and tanks. If you thought Ed Wood made bad films wait until you see this. I'll never part with my video copy though!


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