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The Clones (1973)

 -  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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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' Chissel ...
Laboratory Guard (as Noble 'Kid' Chissell)
Angelo Rossitto ...
Man at Phone Booth (as Angelo Rossito)
Lamar Card ...
Dr. Bradigan
Sandy Horowitz ...
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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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A Festival of Stupid Movie Lines
17 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

To create a truly awful movie, it is essential to start with an absolutely dreadful script. By that measure, "The Clones" deserves a Nobel Prize. Other reviewers have cited some fine examples of utterly embarrassing lines, but my own personal favorite from this movie comes after an attempt is made on the hero's life, and he flees to the home of The Wise Professor to explain his plight. The Professor looks gravely at him and, in a moment worthy of Yogi Berra, says, "So...you say someone is trying to kill you? Hmm...this could be serious!" Possibly a good party movie, but definitely should not be seen while fully sober.


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