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Humanoids from the Deep (1980)

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Scientific experiments backfire and produce horrific mutations: halfman, halffish which terrorize a small fishing village by killing the men and raping the women.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cindy Weintraub ...
Johnny Eagle (as Anthony Penya)
Lynn Theel ...
Meegan King ...
Breck Costin ...
Don Maxwell ...
Mike Michaels, Radio Announcer
Sandy, Miss Salmon
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Scientific experiments backfire and produce horrific mutations: halfman, halffish which terrorize a small fishing village by killing the men and raping the women. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Between Life and Death, There Is ... "Humanoids from the Deep" See more »


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The picture was filmed during October, November and December 1979. See more »


When Peggy waits for her boyfriend Jerry, and then hears noises and reaches for the knife. She jumps when the kitchen phone rings, and her right arm bra strap drops to just above her elbow. But when Jerry jumps out to scare her the strap is now above her shoulder. See more »


Referenced in Species II (1998) See more »

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And you thought the creature from the black lagoon was a perv!
7 February 2008 | by (Kizmiaz, WA) – See all my reviews

This movie totally rocks! it takes everything that's great about CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON and adds a lot more nudity, a lot more gore and a lot more monsters...can't go wrong with that! It's basically about a bunch of mutant rapist monsters who come from the water to wreak havoc on a small Northwestern town. The pacing is plenty fast, what a relief! (Way too many horror movies with great potential blow it with slow pacing.) the monsters look great too! they got the whole wet water creature look only with big exposed brains similar to the aliens in THIS ISLAND EARTH. best of all the ending is super rad! bottom line this movie is killer! i can't recommend this one enough! Mad props go out to Roger Corman. if you like movies like THE DEADLY SPAWN check this baby out

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