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It Lives Again (1978)

R | | Horror | 10 May 1978 (USA)
An epidemic of mutant monster babies sweeps America.

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An epidemic of mutant monster babies sweeps America.

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The 'It's Alive' Baby is back... Only now there are three of them. See more »

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Cinematographer Daniel Pearl was called in as a replacement for the original cinematographer, who didn't much like Cohen's improvisational style and left the shoot. See more »

Goofs

The man who gives Jody the instructions for the pick up, tells her to go to the movies and go out fifteen minutes after the beginning. When she gets out, we can see that the movie ('Enter the Dragon') is running almost at the final sequences. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Perry: [about the babies] more alert everyday,they communicate, they're very much aware of each other, they've been quite calm and I think they trust me. My test's indicate they have the mental capacity of a human infant at 21 months
Eugene Scott: I'd like to see them
Dr. Perry: Are you sure?
Eugene Scott: Yeah I saw mine, I'm not afraid to look anymore
Dr. Perry: One thing I think you will find they bear a striking resemblance to each other almost like brother and sister.
Eugene Scott: Oh is... is one of them a female?
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Connections

Followed by It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987) See more »

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All Time Loser
by Billy Kinsley, Roger Craig, Tony Coates (as Anthony Coates), Derek Cashin
Performed by Liverpool Express (as The Liverpool Express)
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there's no movie here
31 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

for what is certainly a great premise, it's unfortunate this film is such a failure. i've never watched anything so loaded with filler. it felt like half the 90-minute run time was probably dedicated just to watching characters entering driveways and getting out of their cars. this time there's three killer babies. who cares. none of them do anything. why does Larry Cohen even bother making a movie that are this diluted. i would credit Frederic Forrest's performance as the tormented father with holding the film together .. that's if there was anything to hold together. a total waste of my time. you know what would have made the movie better? if the story took place on the titanic in an alternate universe and the babies were faster, amphibious, had spider legs, and could reproduce within seconds of being born. imagine all those stuffy aristocrats in life jackets bobbing up and down between the glaciers with spider babies attached to their necks.


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