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Forbidden World (1982)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  7 May 1982 (USA)
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In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten lose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.

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Mike Colby
Dawn Dunlap ...
Tracy Baxter
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Dr. Barbara Glaser
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Dr. Gordon Hauser
Fox Harris ...
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Ray Oliver ...
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Jimmy Swift
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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).

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A Science Fiction Horror Adventure That'll Blow You Away! See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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7 May 1982 (USA)  »

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Mutant  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Story authors Jim Wynorski and R.J. Robertson based their treatment on Roger Corman's own "Attack of the Crab Monsters". See more »

Goofs

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 »

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[first lines]
[Colby is awaken from his hibernation by his android pilot SAM-104]
Mike Colby: Where are we?
SAM-104: Beta zone. There's a pack of food raiders on our tail, sir.
Mike Colby: My hands... are numb.
SAM-104: Concentrate sir, they're closing in!
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One of the best films that can be seen by You!
6 March 2005 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

Mutant aka Forbidden World is one of the cheesiest and most amazing movies that I have seen. It contains nudity,gore, a cheesy monster and everything that a person who is in favour of b-grade movies requires to be entertained by a movie.

It's indeed a rip off of Alien, but it's much better than Alien, Alien is a very boring film in my opinion, but I think that Mutant is just fantastically good! It contains one of the cheesiest monsters that I have seen. Imagine the monster from Carpertner's The Thing but much cheesier, and you got the this cheesefest called Mutant!

When I saw it I was quite tipsy and I can only recommend that you do the same if you watch it. This film will surely entertain you if you are sober, but watching is tipsy is delightful! Make sure you are in the mood for a fun cheesefest, because Mutant is certainly a remarkable one!!! 10/10


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