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It Lives Again
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It Lives Again -- Frederic Forrest stars in this thrilling sequel "It's Alive." A terrifying look at an ill-fated couple who become the parents of an inhuman infant.

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Director:
Writers:
Larry Cohen (based on characters created for the screen by)
Larry Cohen (written by)
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Release Date:
10 May 1978 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The 'It's Alive' Baby is back... Only now there are three of them. See more »
Plot:
An epidemic of mutant monster babies sweeps America. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Frederic Forrest ... Eugene Scott

Kathleen Lloyd ... Jody Scott

John P. Ryan ... Frank Davis

John Marley ... Mr. Mallory

Andrew Duggan ... Dr. Perry

Eddie Constantine ... Dr. Forest
James Dixon ... Det. Lt. Perkins
Dennis O'Flaherty ... Dr. Peters (as Dennis O' Flaherty)
Melissa Inger ... Valerie

Jill Gatsby ... Cindy (as Victoria Jill)
Bobby Ramsen ... Dr. Santo De Silva
Glenda Young ... Lydia
Lynn Wood ... Jody's Mother
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Greg Cannom ... Baby Monster (uncredited)

Directed by
Larry Cohen 
 
Writing credits
Larry Cohen (based on characters created for the screen by)

Larry Cohen (written by)

Produced by
Larry Cohen .... producer
William Wellman Jr. .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Bernard Herrmann 
 
Cinematography by
Fenton Hamilton (photographed by)
 
Film Editing by
Curtis Burch  (as Curt Burch)
Louis G. Friedman  (as Louis Friedman)
Carol Oblath  (as Carol O'Blath)
Dennis Michelson (uncredited)
 
Makeup Department
Rick Baker .... special makeup
Greg Cannom .... special makeup effects: assistant to Rick Baker (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Doyle Toliver .... unit manager
Jack N. Young .... production manager: Tucson (as Jack Young)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Reid Freeman .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Ken Scrivener .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Lewis .... camera operator
Daniel Pearl .... additional photography
Robert K. Feldmann .... key grip: additional photography (uncredited)
Michael Ohrling .... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Paul B. Clay .... music editor (as Paul Clay)
Laurie Johnson .... composer: additional music
Laurie Johnson .... conductor (as Mr. Johnson)
Laurie Johnson .... musical adaptation
Laurie Johnson .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Kerry O'Quinn .... music producer (uncredited)
Christopher Palmer .... music associate (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Pamela Cohen .... assistant to producer
Vincent Fedrici .... production coordinator: Tucson
Peter Sabiston .... production executive
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"It's Alive 2: It Lives Again" - USA (DVD box title)
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Runtime:
91 min | France:68 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:R18+ | Canada:18A (video rating) | Finland:(Banned) (1978) | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:16 (orginal rating) | Norway:16 (video premiere) | UK:15 | USA:R | West Germany:18 (nf)

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Trivia:
The opening credits for the film were done using director Larry Cohen's own swimming pool.See more »
Goofs:
Boom mic visible: When John P. Ryan and Kathleen Lloyd are sitting on the couch talking after the baby shower, the boom mic is blatantly visible sticking out from under the coffee table.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Scenes from a Gay Marriage (2012)See more »
Soundtrack:
All Time LoserSee more »

FAQ

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More or Less On Par With the Original, 8 October 2014
Author: Nancy_Grease from Canada

Larry Cohen's 1974 cult hit spawned this sequel which begins shortly after the events of the first film where the Davis baby has been captured and killed. Frank Davis is racked with guilt and becomes part of a secret society of parents who conspire to hide the mutant babies being born from government death squads who see the deadly children as a threat to national security. Things go awry when three of the mutants escape and go on a killing spree as the authorities close in. Cohen creates a moody, atmospheric film with the help of Rick 'An American Werewolf in London' Baker's horrific baby designs and Bernard Herrman's evocative score.

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