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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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Action | Sci-Fi

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Dead Man Running  »

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4.7??? I protest!
28 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Saw this twice long ago on Creature Features, hosted by the late great Bob Wilkins (Bay Area folk of a certain age will nod). It's the best kind of low budget science fiction, lean, fast, and unpretentious. It plays as much like an action movie as sci-fi, to be honest, much of the film is an extended chase, but very well done. The lead actor is unknown to me but fine in the role(s). Stanley Adams, Cyrano Jones on the original Star Trek, has a choice role as a scientist (and gets the last word in the movie). Best of all, Gregory Sierra plays a particularly nasty hit-man, in what can almost be seen as a prelude to his role in the excellent Deep Cover many years later.

No idea if this is available anywhere or ever gets aired (TCM, are you listening?), but well worth the time if you get the chance.


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