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Embryo (1976)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  21 May 1976 (USA)
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A scientist doing experiments on a human fetus discovers a method to accelerate the fetus into a mature adult in just a few days. However, the "adult" fetus turns into a homicidal psycho ... See full summary »

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Dr. Paul Holliston
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Victoria Spencer
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Martha Douglas
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Frank Riley
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Helen Holliston
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Gordon Holliston
Vincent Baggetta ...
Collier
Jack Colvin ...
Dr. Jim Winston
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John Forbes
Ken Washington ...
Dr. Brink
Lina Raymond ...
Janet Novak
Sherri Zak ...
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Joyce Spitz ...
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George Sawaya ...
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A scientist doing experiments on a human fetus discovers a method to accelerate the fetus into a mature adult in just a few days. However, the "adult" fetus turns into a homicidal psycho and looks for a new formula to prevent her from aging further. Written by Anonymous

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From Embryo to woman in 4 and a half weeks.

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21 May 1976 (USA)  »

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Created to Kill  »

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An ectogen is a person who was, or is being, gestated in an artificial womb. See more »

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Frank Riley: [Stunned during the chess match] Hold on! You've played this game before!
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Embarrassingly melodramatic and illogical
28 November 1999 | by (Dallas, Texas) – See all my reviews

I sat through this on TV hoping because of the names in it that it would be worth the time...but dear Gussie, whoever thought this script was worth producing? The basic idea is excellent but the execution is appallingly bad, with a constantly illogical sequence of scenes, an ending that is almost laughably melodramatic and poor Rock Hudson wanders through this with an understandably confused look on his slightly sagging face. Looks like a bad B movie from the 40's...


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