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The Creature Wasn't Nice (1983)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Musical  |  July 1983 (USA)
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When the spaceship Vertigo stops to explore a previously unknown planet, the crew finds an unrecognized dollop of protoplasm and takes it aboard ship to return it to earth for analysis. On ... See full summary »

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When the spaceship Vertigo stops to explore a previously unknown planet, the crew finds an unrecognized dollop of protoplasm and takes it aboard ship to return it to earth for analysis. On board, lifeform expands into an oozing person-eating monster which communicates primarily by means of a Vegas lounge act. The crew is gobbled up one after another until the two surviving crewmembers come up with a plan. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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The original voice of the computer belonged to Broderick Crawford See more »

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During the Creature's big song and dance number, the reflection of the film crew is visible in the observation glass. See more »

Quotes

Annie McHugh: Dr. Stark, I sense something is troubling you.
Dr. Stark: Troubling is not the exact word I would use. Amazed, incredulous, mind-boggled... any of those words would be appropriate.
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Spoofs The Blob (1958) See more »

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Bachelor Bill
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Music and Lyrics by Bruce Kimmel
Sung by Cindy Williams and Bruce Kimmel
Arranged by David Spear
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I give up - this is the worst ever!
13 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

Dont get me wrong - i like bad movies - i like them a lot! - So i asked my 'pusher' to bring me a special treat - after all we have been enjoying titles like 'Slavegirls from beyond infinity' and other quality camp productions... - but THIS...

I laughed - a lot even, but that was more in amazement than because of the humorous content - maybe because there is none. Its like the director have deliberately purged the film of all content that could be considered humorous.

The scenes are dragged out like someone with a stopwatch was telling the actors to 'hang in there - this scene is 10 minutes in the script...'. The big hoot: the-singing-alien-scene is - although mildly amusing in the beginning - so long that the actors have serious trouble keeping the puzzled look, and actually started looking seriously bored halfway through the act.

So take the friendly advice of everyone but one of these fine critics - Do NOT watch this film - not even if you have a strong stomach.


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