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It Lives Again
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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 »
User Reviews:
Another bouncing baby mutant See more (31 total) »

Cast

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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
 

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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)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:R | Canada:18A (video rating) | Finland:(Banned) (1978) | Germany:18 | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:16 (orginal rating) | Norway:16 (video premiere) | UK:15 | USA:R

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Trivia:
Shot on an 18 day schedule.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: 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 »
Movie Connections:
Features It's Alive (1974)See more »
Soundtrack:
DreamingSee more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Another bouncing baby mutant, 5 June 2013
Author: bkoganbing from Buffalo, New York

After the first film It's Alive about a mutant baby that's a real killer fresh from the womb, it was decided a sequel was in order. The first must have made a few dollars, that is how these things are decided.

Returning from the first film is John P. Ryan the father who killed his own mutant and now has a mission in life, maybe to save others who are now showing up in the population. Which is why he visits Frederic Forrest and Kathleen Lloyd another expectant set of parents.

After that things get real silly as the all seeing government in the person of John Marley gets into the act. There's also an institute that wants to house and study the mutants that's headed by Andrew Duggan. All these plot elements combine for one bloody ending.

Not that the first film was a world beater, but it's Citizen Kane next to this.

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