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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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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 ...
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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Dismembered Bodies, Transplanted Organs, Are Used To Create The...

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Trivia

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

Tura's dress is pink when she shoots the guy in her apartment, then is green when they get back from trying to drive away with the body then it turns back to pink again when they are proceeding from taking care of the other guy to going to search for the mad doctor's lab. 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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One of the all-time great bad movies

I tend to like movies that are really good or really bad. Of the bad movies, there is good/bad and bad/bad. This movie is definitely good/bad. How can you not love the Visible Man used as a scientific prop? How can you not love Tura Satana's wardrobe? How can you not love John Carradine reading his lines off a clipboard? How can you not love FRANCHOT the greasy idiot sidekick??? And those stupid windup toys during the credits. Now that's what I call entertainment.

Gordo


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