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The Creature Wasn't Nice (1983)

 -  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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While the shots of the shuttlecraft were achieve with a scale model, most of the shots of the Vertigo were achieved with animation. 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 »

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Annie McHugh: If I were attacked by a pack of wild subterranean bush pigs and you possessed the only bush pig blaster in the universe, I would not want your company!
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Spoofs The War of the Worlds (1953) See more »

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I Want to Eat Your Face
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Music and Lyrics by Bruce Kimmel
Sung by Bruce Kimmel
Arranged by David Spear
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I can feel my mind slipping away...
21 May 2002 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

I came into this expecting it to be bad. I had no idea how bad it was. The title suggested it might be in the Naked Gun/Airplane style of humor, which when it works is good, when it doesn't can be mildly amusing. I don't know what it was.

It makes me wonder if the director had actually even seen a movie in his life. Perhaps it was an experiment to see what would happen if you took someone who had lived his whole life in a dark mildewy closet with only half a moldy, mildewy rat for a playmate, and set him loose behind a movie camera.

Actually, 90 minutes of watching someone sitting in a dark mildewy closet, playing with a dismembered moldy mildewy rat would be more entertaining than this piece of garbage.


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