It's the post-apocalypse, and the world has been changed by "the accident," a chemical warfare experiment gone awry. At an isolated subterranean complex, a group of people survives because ... See full summary »
Set during the days of the Roman Empire. A simple village is raided by Roman troops, and most of the people are whisked off to be slaves or killed. Three women survive and set off to ... See full summary »
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.
Tony's father Sam, abducted by aliens three years earlier, returns to earth and seeks out his wife and son, but Rachel has since been living with Joe and the reunion is awkward. Joe doesn't... See full summary »
Harry Bromley Davenport
On its way back to Earth, the space shuttle Nautilus passes through a cloud of alien spores causing its sole occupant, astronaut Steve Thomas to transform into a blood-thirsty monster. The ... See full summary »
On planet Xarbia, an experimental life form, Subject 20, has been created by an elite group of researchers in hopes of preventing a galactic food crisis. However, when Subject 20 becomes deadly, the best troubleshooter in the Galaxy is called in to investigate. Written by
Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).
Approximately 6 minutes of footage was removed from the original pre-release assembly on orders from producer Roger Corman, who was angered by witnessing a test screening audience laughing uproariously at some of the comedic passages that were subsequently removed. See more »
In the first lab scene on planet Xarbia, when Mike Colby says "That thing is trouble, I can smell it", we can see a yellow microphone appearing from the inferior-left that appears again on the next scene from the same plane. See more »
[Colby is awaken from his hibernation by his android pilot SAM-104]
Where are we?
Beta zone. There's a pack of food raiders on our tail, sir.
My hands... are numb.
Concentrate sir, they're closing in!
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...I can remember when & where I was when I first saw this Roger Corman Classic. . . . it was when HBO was in it's infancy & late at nite or late at nite on the weekends, this movie was shown for one month straight! ..ah, what fun.
Originally released in 1982 & under the title of "Mutant", the title of which was renamed "Forbidden World" when it was released in theaters as well as being re-edited, Forbidden World is about a consultant who has been sent to a far away planet where genetic engineering is being researched.
Subject 20 has gotten lose inside the lab compound & eventually reeks catastrophe in the lab and in other parts/areas of the lab compound, not to mention, an appetite. ...& here is where i'll leave it without giving away the ending. For it's budget, the visual effects in this movie are quite good . . . gorry, but good. Although this movie has been branded an "alien" rip-off, . . . in my opinion (for what it's worth), I found this movie very entertaining, and fun to watch. ....especially when the monster made it's presence known. For quite sometime, this movie was only available on VHS. Now, it's been finally released on DVD & what's neat is that the Original Release of this movie under it's original title "Mutant" along with a "letter-box" and a re-mastered version of the theatrical release, and if you are a Roger Corman fan as I am, GRAB THIS DVD WHILE IT'S OUT!! ...enjoy!
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