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The Day It Came to Earth (1979)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  September 1979 (USA)
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A glowing meteor falls into a secluded pond into which Mafia hitmen have dumped the body of one of their victims. Students from the local college use the pond for a swimming hole. Then the ... See full summary »

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Eddie Newton
Roger Manning ...
Ronnie McGuire
Robert Ginnaven ...
Lt. Kelly
Delight De Bruine ...
Sally Baxter
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Debbie
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Prof. Bartholomew
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Ed Love / The Creature / Lou Jacoby
Lyle Armstrong ...
Sgt. Larry Pinkerton
Bill Elfstrom ...
Mayor Taylor
Bill Eubanks ...
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Joe Barone ...
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Conrad Rothmann ...
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Lou Hoffman ...
Desk Sergeant (Frank)
LeRoy Slaughter ...
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A glowing meteor falls into a secluded pond into which Mafia hitmen have dumped the body of one of their victims. Students from the local college use the pond for a swimming hole. Then the fun begins. Written by James Barrett <jbarrett@astro.sunysb.edu>

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Le jour où il arriva sur la terre  »

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4 November 2002 | by (hollywood, CA) – See all my reviews

If 1986's "Night of The Creeps" were a parody of a specific movie, it would be this one. Actually this film is considered a bit of a parody itself in that it was made in 1979, but feels much older. Really, it does not feel cutting edge in any way. The characters may be send-ups of more innocent 50's and 60's teens, but it's not done in a clever way. The effect is just that of over-acting and it's all in all a very bad movie. Extremely low body-count as well.


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