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Humanoids from the Deep (1980)

R  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  May 1980 (USA)
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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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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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From The Caverns Of The Deep... It Strikes! See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Beneath the Darkness  »

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The film was made and released about sixteen years before it was re-made for television with Humanoids from the Deep (1996) but the second time the levels of sex and violence for the remake were greatly toned down. See more »

Goofs

When the humanoid is lying in the road after he fell off the truck's hood, he presumably starts to roll over. But it's just recycled film in reverse from a few seconds earlier. See more »

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References Alien (1979) See more »

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Mutated salmon raping women? Beautiful.
22 October 2000 | by (Wapakoneta, Ohio) – See all my reviews

The fact alone that a woman directed this film makes it a curioso piece. It's indefensible trash that certainly works on a campy, visceral level. It also has the makings of some actual characters. Seriously, in the midst of the gratuitous nudity and bloodshed, I found the movie to be... No wait a minute. Let's get back to the gratuitous nudity and bloodshed. I watched this movie expecting to see these two, and it delivered. I knew going in that this was going to be B-movie material, and that's what I got. I was entertained. You can sit back and analyze this movie all ya' want. I'm just gonna enjoy it for what it is. And what an ending!


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