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The Incredible Melting Man (1977)

 -  Sci-Fi | Horror  -  December 1977 (USA)
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An astronaut is transformed into a murderous gelatinous mass after returning from an ill-fated space voyage.

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Alex Rebar ...
Burr DeBenning ...
Myron Healey ...
Michael Alldredge ...
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Lisle Wilson ...
Cheryl Smith ...
The Model (as Rainbeaux Smith)
Julie Drazen ...
Stuart Edmond Rodgers ...
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Edwin Max ...
Dorothy Love ...
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Nell Winters
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"You've never seen anything til you've seen the Sun through the rings of Saturn," exclaims Alex Rebar. Apparently, somehow this causes him to start melting and eating people, such as a nurse in the tightest fitting nurse's outfit ever, a nerdy fisherman, a horny old couple who simply can't keep their hands off each other in a car. To save the day comes Doctor Ted Nelson! Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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$250,000 (estimated)
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Famed director Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs, Stop Making Sense) has a credited role as Matt Winters. See more »

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During the hillside photo shoot, the actor's finger is nowhere near the shutter release, but the sound effect of an auto advance continues throughout the scene. See more »

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Helen: Let's get the hell out of here!
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Referenced in MythBusters: Western Myths (2007) See more »

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A big big big pain, ooh i love pain
1 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

This movie is bad, no doubt about it, nothing good in that. In fact, i can't find with all the possible reasons why they do such a film ? Neither i understand why they've done a re-edition on video ? Maybe for the special effects, but even for that, this movie is not worth it. The story is really too easy, and i dont recommend a trip to Saturn, your skin may begin to melt and you'll be forced to pursue big nurses with apparently a surhuman strentgh and you'll have to eat flesh. So if i was you, instead of renting this movie, rent something like The Monster Club, another bad but enjoyable B movie...


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