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The Clones (1973)

PG  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi  |  August 1973 (USA)
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A scientist discovers a plot to clone other scientists so the government can control the weather.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Greene ...
Dr. Gerald Appleby
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Nemo
Otis Young ...
Sawyer
Susan Hunt ...
Penny
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Carl Swafford
Alex Nicol ...
Secretary of HEW
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Brooks Brothers Hippie (as John Barrymore Jr.)
Barbara Bergdorf ...
Janet (as Barbara Burgdorf)
Raynold Gideon ...
Fred Kalif (as Ray Gideon)
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Sheriff
Noble 'Kid' Chissell ...
Laboratory Guard
Angelo Rossitto ...
Man at Phone Booth (as Angelo Rossito)
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Dr. Bradigan
Sandy Horowitz ...
Pilot
Dave Atkins ...
Truck Driver
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A nuclear scientist is "cloned" by foreign agents, struggles against terrifying odds to prove he is himself and not the clone. Producers note that the word Clones was rarely, if ever heard in the American vocabulary before this picture was released Written by Rajnish Sinha <raj@directorsnet.com>

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They sabotaged his nuclear lab. They took his wife...They tried to kill him...Then they cloned him. See more »

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Dead Man Running  »

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A unique movie
22 March 2001 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

I reason why Clones is taken for a bad movie is because of the films direction. Clones was directed by two directors. Without even looking at the credits, you can tell by the two different styles of direction seen during the movie. One direction is clearly bad as the camera is hand held and always moving. The other direction is classic 1974 "trip" direction that makes you feel like your on a drug. The story is excellent. Original science fiction that can only be matched with Boys from Brazil. A misunderstood film. Worth watching to check out the great ending it has. Trust me.


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