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The Intruder Within (1981)

Unrated | | Horror, Sci-Fi | TV Movie 20 February 1981
Drillers on an oil rig near Antarctica discover that they have accidentally brought up several prehistoric eggs. One egg hatches and becomes an unstoppable creature. Chad Everett and Jennifer Warren risk their lives to stop it.

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Colette Beaudroux
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Personnel on an oil rig near Antarctica discover a bizarre fossil that exerts a mesmeric influence over some of them and gradually regenerates into the horrible embodiment of an evil that has lain dormant since the beginning of time. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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A L I E N - Er Tilbage Igen På Vor Egen Planet Jorden (A L I E N - Is Back Again On Our Own Planet Earth) See more »

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20 February 1981 (USA)  »

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The Lucifer Rig  »

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The design for the creature is sometimes mis-attributed to H.R. Giger; in fact, Giger had no involvement in its creation. See more »

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The film takes place near Antarctica, away from cities and even civilization. However, in several scenes there can be seen lights and cars in the background as if it were near a city. See more »

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References Alien (1979) See more »

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Okay Clone To ALIEN.
16 April 2000 | by (Lake Isabella, CA) – See all my reviews

This Film was great It had what an average fright flick whould want. The Disipointment was it was made for T.V. Chad Everett, Jennifer Warren Joseph Bottoms Rockne Tarkington and James Hayden star in this film about a creature that has been drilled up by their oil rig by Antartica. The small creature turns into a monster that begins to kill off the crew members of the Oil-Rig. The film would have been better if it was not made for T.V. and Had more Violence and Gore like PREDATOR and ALIEN did. But the Director failed to commpelte good effort and the monster was Just a costume but dose look frighting. I recommed this film catch on T.V. or Rent it. It is a good clone to ALIEN and Predator. 8 stars out of 10.


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