A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled by alien pod clones.
A ship pulls into New York Harbor with no one on board. The police find a cargo full of green pulsating eggs. Upon contact, the eggs explode spreading a green acid like substance that seeps into the skin and explodes. It is later discovered that the eggs are being manufactured in South America by a one-eyed Martian that grew from a tiny seed a former astronaut brought back from a expedition to Mars. Written by
This film is a really silly movie. It's NOT an Alien rip-off, the only thing common to Contamination and the Alien franchise are alien eggs. Any other comparison fails completely. The movie is badly acted, badly scripted, badly directed, even the sound is not in sync with the actor lips (of which some may be speaking Italian) and nothing makes any sense. But it's partially entertaining just the same. If you don't try to take an 80's horror movie seriously, you always end up admiring the effort.
Bottom line: a film that is more entertaining than it should be, I rate it 3 because it's so bad it is worth watching. The best scene: the cave mouth on Mars. Hilarious!
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