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Prey (1977)

Unrated | | Horror, Sci-Fi | September 1978 (USA)
Jessica awakens when an alien spacecraft lands nearby. After dispatching a young couple, the alien assumes the identity of the recently dispatched young man. Jessica and her possessive ... See full summary »

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Jessica awakens when an alien spacecraft lands nearby. After dispatching a young couple, the alien assumes the identity of the recently dispatched young man. Jessica and her possessive lover Josephine invite "Anders" in when it appears he's hurt. Soon Jessica becomes suspicious of Josephine's overbearing ways, and relies more on the alien for support, but his purpose on earth remains unclear. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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His savage hunger makes us all... Alien Prey

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Shot in 10 days. See more »

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When Jessica goes into the water she is barefoot,when she comes out she is wearing shoes. See more »

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[last lines]
Anders: Kator calling command ship, send advance parties immediately. I've now established humans high in protein... and easy prey.
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Referenced in Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever (2012) See more »

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very entertaining
22 December 2004 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

I laughed a lot near the end of this movie. I thought the character of Jo just got funnier and funnier the more jealous she became.

This movie has some really great moments. In particular, the drowning scene, the hunting scene, the fighting scene where Jessica gets knocked out, the drag costume, etc etc! All are pretty original and pretty hilarious when you think about it.

Why they needed the drowning scene to be in slow motion, I'll never know. And the idea of dressing an alien man up in drag, getting him drunk and playing hide and seek with him cracks me up.

Jo was such a drama queen, like when the chickens got killed, when she missed the shot at the fox, when she is yelling at Jessica or running out of the house, she is always freaking out so majorly, it's great! Such an unassuming body/face, and such a huge character.

I liked this movie a lot, it's worth checking out.


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