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The Creature Wasn't Nice (1983)

PG | | Comedy, Horror, Musical | July 1983 (USA)
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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Annie McHugh
Bruce Kimmel ...
John
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Capt. Jamieson
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Rodzinski
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Dr. Stark
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Clint Eastwood / Dirty Harry
Cherie Steinkellner ...
TV Host #1 (as Cheri Eichen)
Carol Ann Williams ...
TV Host #3
Margaret Willock ...
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Alan Abelew ...
Dirty Harry Punk #1
Robert Dryer ...
Dirty Harry Punk #2
Peter DuPre ...
Dirty Harry Punk #3 (as Peter Du Pre)
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Dirty Harry Punk #4
Ron Burke ...
Dirty Harry Punk #5
Ron Kurowski ...
The Creature
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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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Naked Space  »

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Ron Kurowski receives an "introducing" credit. 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

Captain Jamieson: Max, what course are we on?
Max the Computer: It's a far out course, Captain, deep into the cosmos and heading into infinity. Hey, I like that!
Captain Jamieson: Why on Earth did they ever make these abusive and emotionally unstable computers?
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Spoofs Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Hold Me, Touch Me, Thrill Me
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Music and Lyrics by Bruce Kimmel
Sung by Cindy Williams
Arranged by David Spear
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A film in that netherworld between tediously bad and entertainingly bad
25 June 2000 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

The title suggests this was supposed to be in the same spirit as The Naked Gun, but the only similarity is Leslie Nielson. Drastically unfunny, even when it is technically bad. It drags like a rainy Boxing day. The sets are straight out of a 60's TV Sci-fi soap, the songs excruciatingly dull (and badly sung) and the the only suspense is how they got the money to make this low-point of Nielson's career.

Go and see a good film, like Plan 9, or Robot Monster! If you want to see a good film in the same genre (and budget) try Dark Star. Its beach ball monster shames the rubber beast in this film right back to Toyo studios.


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