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The Alien Factor (1978)

Approved  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  12 May 1978 (USA)
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A spaceship containing specimens for an intergalactic zoo crashes on Earth near a small back woods town. The specimens escape, and soon town folk are turning up mutilated. Very low budget ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Leifert ...
Ben Zachary
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Sheriff Cinder
Richard Dyszel ...
Mayor Wicker
Mary Mertens ...
Edie Martin
Richard Geiwitz ...
Pete
George Stover ...
Steven
Eleanor Herman ...
Mary Jane Carter
Anne Frith ...
Dr. Ruth Sherman
Christopher Gummer ...
Clay
Don Dohler ...
Ernie
Dave Ellis ...
Richie
Dave Geatty ...
Man in Bar
Margie Van Tassell ...
Susan
Tony Malanowski ...
Ed Miller
Debbie Pietron ...
Couple in Woods
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A spaceship containing specimens for an intergalactic zoo crashes on Earth near a small back woods town. The specimens escape, and soon town folk are turning up mutilated. Very low budget feature was the first for Baltimore filmmaker Don Dohler. Written by Humberto Amador

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They brought terror from beyond our galaxy!

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Alien Factor  »

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Don Dohler's first film. See more »

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Followed by Alien Factor 2: The Alien Rampage (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Jump Back Crackerjack
Written by Lon Talbot
Performed by Atlantis
© 1976 Mekon Records
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Shows a lot of effort for a low-budget.
5 July 2003 | by (A secret underground lab.) – See all my reviews

Okay, this is a cheap production, but the creature designs are extremely creative, the monsters and aliens look cool, and the over-all concept of the film is fascinating and never gets boring. The script and direction also show some good effort. Pick up the DVD, it's a creative little monster movie with some decent stop-motion as well. Check it out.


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