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The Alien Factor (1978)

Approved | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 12 May 1978 (USA)
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 overview, first billed only:
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Ben Zachary
Tom Griffith ...
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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This film was the third featured movie in the 2009 live show tour of "Cinematic Titanic", featuring "riffing" by alumni of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988). See more »

Quotes

Ben Zachary: So when I knelt over the creature, my mind went momentarily blank, and then I was aware of a bright blue light, then thoughts began to enter my mind...
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Connections

Featured in Blood, Boobs & Beast (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Maybe Someday
Written by Lon Talbot
Performed by Atlantis
© 1976 Mekon Records
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Weird but fun.
13 July 1999 | by (Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Of all the crappy sci-fi movies I've picked up and rented, this one stuck a little longer than the rest. It's pretty good for being a low budget film whose cast and crew were one and the same. It's pretty original, too. Kind of weird but it's worth a look.


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