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Director:
Writers:
Ron Smith (screenplay) and
Bob Sullivan (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
August 1979 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
WARNING: The shock and horror of this film is unusually intense. It is not a film for the faint-hearted. See more »
Plot:
Politicians scheme to clone themselves, assuring immortal life. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Actually, a fairly good movie. See more (54 total) »

Cast

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Peter Graves ... Jeff Knight
Rick DiAngelo ... Guide #1

Eugene Robert Glazer ... Guide #2 (as Gene Glazer)

Eileen Dietz ... Dana
Paulette Breen ... Lena
Tim Donnelly ... Richard Knight Jr. (as Timothy Donnelly)

Frank Ashmore ... George Walker
Keith Langsdale ... Guide #3

Dick Sargent ... 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)
John Donovan ... Guide #5
Greg Brickman ... Motorcycle Rider

Keenan Wynn ... Jake Noble

Lurene Tuttle ... Anna Noble
James Mantell ... Ricky Knight
David Hooks ... Richard Knight
Joel Lawrence ... Guide #6
George P. Wilbur ... Walker Man (as George Wilbur)
Chuck Hayward ... Walker Man
Amanda Davies ... Reporter Grady

Frank Birney ... Reporter Birney
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert S. Fiveson ... Security Guard (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert S. Fiveson 
 
Writing credits
Ron Smith (screenplay) and
Bob Sullivan (screenplay)

Bob Sullivan (story)

Myrl A. Schreibman (screenplay adaptation) and
Robert S. Fiveson (screenplay adaptation)

Produced by
Peter R.J. Deyell .... associate producer
Ray Dryden .... supervising executive producer
Robert S. Fiveson .... producer
Walter Fiveson .... executive producer
Michael D. Lee .... co-producer (as Michael Lee)
Myrl A. Schreibman .... producer
Mark L. Rosen .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Hod David Schudson 
 
Cinematography by
Max Beaufort (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Robert Gordon 
 
Casting by
Susan Arnold 
 
Art Direction by
Steve Nelson 
 
Costume Design by
Durinda Wood  (as Dorinda Rice Wood)
 
Makeup Department
Joe Blasco .... special makeup
Richard Rivas .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Berkowitz .... assistant director
Robert Cummings .... assistant director
Joe Giannone .... assistant director (as Joe Gianonne)
Michael D. Lee .... assistant director (as Michael Lee)
 
Art Department
Frank Coccaro .... assistant art director
Frank Coccaro .... properties
 
Sound Department
Richard L. Anderson .... sound effects editor (as Richard Anderson)
Teresa Eckton .... sound effects editor
Ted Gomillion .... sound re-recording mixer
Daniel Gross .... boom operator (as Dan Gross)
Paul Jasiukonis .... sound effects editor
Ted Keep .... sound re-recording mixer
Ken Robinson .... production sound mixer
Paul A. Sharpe .... sound re-recording mixer (as Paul Sharp)
 
Special Effects by
Steve Karkus .... special effects
 
Stunts
George P. Wilbur .... stunt gaffer (as George Wilbur)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Bertram .... key grip
Mike Bruns .... grip
Robert Cummings .... still man
Frank Detone Jr. .... dolly grip (as Frank Detone)
Michael Duman .... electrician
James J. Gilson .... electrician (as James Gilson)
Brad Goldberg .... first assistant camera
Daniel Graff .... gaffer (as Dan Graff)
Dwight Joseph Lavers .... best boy (as Dwight LaVers)
Guy Olds .... second assistant camera
Harley Pence .... photographer: second unit
Peter Saxby .... additional photographer
George Kohut .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Timaree McCormick .... assistant wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Brogan De Paor .... assistant film editor (as Brogan DePaor)
Brad Goldberg .... assistant film editor
 
Music Department
Bob Morin .... music recordist
Les Remsen .... music recorded courtesy of: Wilshire Methodist Church (as Dr. Les Remsen)
Robert Herr Singers .... vocals
Richard Thompson .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Carolyn Haber .... secretary to producers
Ruth Hill .... auditor
Ray Hinton .... production assistant
Danielle Hunter .... production assistant
Michael Lacoe .... assistant to producers
Michael Lacoe .... location manager
Timaree McCormick .... production assistant
David Paananen .... production assistant (as Dave Pananen)
Jeanne Rummans .... script supervisor
Myrl A. Schreibman .... visual consultant (as M.A. Schreibman)
Laurie Sossna .... production assistant
 
Thanks
John Davie .... acknowledgment (as Professor John Davie)
Clement L. Markert .... acknowledgment: Yale University (as Professor Clement L. Market)
George Vuke .... acknowledgment: Indiana University
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Clonus" - USA (alternative title)
"Parts: The Clonus Horror" - USA (reissue title)
"Artificial Humans: Clone Farm" - Asia (English title) (video title)
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Runtime:
90 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Director Robert S. Fiveson brought a copyright infringement suit against the makers of The Island (2005). The lawsuit cited almost 100 points of similarity between "Clonus" and "The Island", and the court ruled that Fiveson made a prima facie case for infringement. Before the case could go to trial, Dreamworks settled with the plaintiffs for an undisclosed amount.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Richard is running from the man on the motorcycle he steals a bicycle with high handlebars and a step-through frame (a "girls" bike). In the very next scene the bicycle has changed into a BMX-style bike.See more »

FAQ

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15 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Actually, a fairly good movie., 11 August 2000

"parts: the clonus horror" (the title uses only lower-case letters) stars Tim Donnelly as The Guy Who Played "Chet" in "Emergency", Dick Sargent as The Second Guy Who Played Darrin in "Bewitched", Paulette Breen as The Girl Who Kept Her Nose to the Grindstone, Kenan Wynn as The Grouchy Guy with the Really Really Big Scratchy Voice, and, of course, Peter "Biography" Graves.

With a cast like that, how can you fail?

Actually, although MST3K made this movie the butt of one of their funniest episodes (and make no mistake, their riffing on this movie was hilarious), I really can't say this film is that bad. The plot was interesting, with a fair number of twists and turns, and premise was fairly novel, and the acting was pretty good. (Could anyone look more completely bummed out than Emergency's Chet did throughout this movie?) The clones' vapid stupidity is consistent with the plotline, and Peter Graves projects just the right kind of blandness that you just know covers up a whole lot of evil underneath.

One thing bothers me, though; who was that really creepy looking guy with the eyepatch who appeared toward the end of the movie?

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