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The Clonus Horror (1979)

Politicians scheme to clone themselves, assuring immortal life.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Rick DiAngelo ...
Guide #1
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Guide #2 (as Gene Glazer)
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Dana
Paulette Breen ...
Lena
Tim Donnelly ...
Richard (as Timothy Donnelly)
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Keith Langsdale ...
Guide #3
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Dr. Jameson
Zale Kessler ...
Dr. Nelson
Larry Manning ...
Guide #4
William Bufkin ...
Clone
Tony Haig ...
Jack
Boyd Holister ...
Senator
Eddie Carroll ...
Doctor (as Eddy Carroll)
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A young man escapes from a government-run project called 'Clonus' only to find out that Jeff Knight (Peter Graves), a presidential candidate, is conspiring to keep Clonus a secret. Top government officials are aware of it and support the super-secret project, because they are cloning themselves to live longer and better lives at the expense of their slave-like clone counterparts. Ethical and moral values are explored as the escapee known as Richard (Tim Donnelly) returns to Clonus, only to find his girlfriend lobotomized for government security purposes. Written by Mary Lou Tringali / G3K

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August 1979 (USA)  »

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Clonus  »

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$257,000 (estimated)
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The title was originally to be "Clonus". The distributor wanted to change the title to "Parts" and then decided to combine the titles. See more »

Goofs

When Richard runs from the man on the motorcycle, he steals a bicycle with high handlebars and a step-through frame. In the very next scene, the bicycle is a BMX-style bike. See more »

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Jeff Knight: I think it's time I start paying back this country for some of the good things it's given me.
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In the Special Thanks To section, Adidas is incorrectly spelled "Addidas". See more »

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At least the premise was good.
14 September 1998 | by See all my reviews

The premise of this film is the only thing worthwhile. It is very poorly made but the idea was clever, if not entirely original. It's a shame the other aspects of the film weren't better. The acting is especially bad.


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