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Spawn of the Slithis (1978)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  21 July 1978 (USA)
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A nuclear leak creates a mutant Slithis sea monster, which terrorizes the variety of pets, winos, and hippies who hang around Venice, California.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alan Blanchard ...
Wayne Connors
Judy Motulsky ...
Jeff Connors
J.C. Claire ...
Dr. John
Dennis Falt ...
Dr. Erin Burick (as Dennis Lee Falt)
Mello Alexandria ...
Chris Alexander
Win Condict ...
The Monster
Rocky Fumarelli ...
Preston, wino #1
John Hatfield ...
Bunky, wino #2
Hy Pyke ...
Jack Dunn
Daphnae Cohen ...
Helen Dunn (as Daphne Cohen)
Steven J. Hoag ...
Doug (as Stephen J. Hoag)
Wendy Rastattar ...
Jennifer
Don Cummins ...
Rex
David Ridenour ...
Policeman at house
Dave Carlton ...
Drunk #1
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A nuclear leak creates a mutant Slithis sea monster, which terrorizes the variety of pets, winos, and hippies who hang around Venice, California. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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21 July 1978 (USA)  »

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$100,000 (estimated)
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Writer/director Stephen Traxler wanted to do a sequel in which the creature terrorizes Los Angeles while Mello Alexandria's boat captain character hunts it down, but never could raise enough money to make said sequel. See more »

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Referenced in Creature Feature: 50 Years of the Gill-Man (2004) See more »

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Cheesy Goodness...
24 September 2001 | by (San Jose, California, USofA) – See all my reviews

This film came out around the same time that "It's Alive," "The Incredible Melting Man," and "Bug," among others, were coming out. There was a whole slew of these cheesy B-Horror Flicks being released, and this one stands out in my memory as a fun time at the movies.

With a monster akin to the Swamp Thing, it had the horror aspect, with plenty of that late 70's, Russ Meyer-esque titillation thrown in for good measure. Not too heavy on plot, it makes up for it with what they believed at the time to be grossness. They did a fairly good job of it.

If you like B-Horror Flicks, you'll like "Spawn of the Slithis."


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