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Without Warning (1980)

An alien creature stalks human prey.

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Sandy and Greg are two teenage kids going camping with their friends in California. Their plan is to go to the lake in town, and despite warnings from the creepy town gas station owner, Joe Taylor, the kids go camping there and end up separated from each other. Greg and Sandy team up with Taylor to save the town, but unfortunately for them, Taylor is rather eccentric and fixated on hunting down the hostile alien threatening them, and a former Vietnam war veteran, Fred Dobbs, is convinced that Sandy and Greg are the aliens. Written by GasmaskProductionsBooks

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alien | camping | warning | creature | prey | See All (40) »

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It preys on human fear. It feeds on human flesh. See more »

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Sci-Fi | Horror

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26 November 1980 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Alien Encounters  »

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$150,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Tarah Nutter did her own stunt when she falls into the open pit. See more »

Goofs

When Greg and Beth walk to the house after jumping into the water, their clothes start out wet and when they get closer to the house their clothes are completely dry. See more »

Quotes

Leo: Sarge, this guy here says he's seen some of your flying saucers.
Fred 'Sarge' Dobbs: You've seen those flying critters. Feisty little things aren't they?
Greg: Yeah, they attacked our van.
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References The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) See more »

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yes ,truly a drive-in classic
12 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

I ,too saw this at a So-Cal drive-in, twenty odd years back.We got there after the film started and one of my buddies remarked "Hey ,isn't that Larry Storch hanging on that hook in the shed?"....It truly was "Magic Time"...AIP provided some kooky, grisly ,over acted gems back then. Where fine , but seemingly "washed -up" actors Palance, Landau, Brand ,Mitchell could still be on the "Big Screen" and show their chops.I remember mostly dark foggy woods and scared kids , and Hey ,don't go in the house! This "AIP Movie Era" was sadly coming to a close and "Without Warning" is a great example of this late lamented(?)style of cinema.I can still hear Jack Palance screaming "ALIEN!!!!!"................sigh..


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