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Director:
Writers:
T.L. Lankford (additional dialogue)
Fred Olen Ray (written by)
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Release Date:
August 1985 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Science Gone Very, Very Bad
Plot:
Alien monster uses a psychic to try to take over the earth. | Add synopsis »
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I really don't know what's wrong with me for renting this.... See more (7 total) »

Cast

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Aldo Ray ... General Randolph

Angelique Pettyjohn ... Lisa Martyn
William Fair ... Mitchell Carter

David O'Hara ... Reiger (as David Pearson)
Frank McDonald ... Mike Hodgson
Art Payton ... Dr. Williams (as Arthur Payton)
Charles Roth ... Jack Murphy
Carroll Borland ... Rula Murphy

Richard Hench ... Roger
Loren Crabtree ... Jenny
George Randall ... Dumpster Man
Brad Arrington ... Chambers
Ray Lawrence ... Mayfield
Robert King ... Sheriff Miller
Mike Bonavia ... Decker
Robin Schurtz ... Richard
Michael Bober ... Jimmy

Bret Miller ... Cliff
Steve Welles ... Walker
Liam Stone ... Hench
Emmanuel Shipov ... Fred (as Manuel Shipow)
Stuart Weitman ... Elbert
Cynthia Hartline ... Maggie
Kimba ... Ranger
Donald G. Jackson ... Medic #1

Fred Olen Ray ... Medic #2
Jairo Leon ... Agent
Christopher Ray ... The Bio-Monster

Directed by
Fred Olen Ray 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
T.L. Lankford  additional dialogue
Miriam L. Preissel  additional dialogue (as M.L. Preissel)
Fred Olen Ray  written by

Produced by
Ray Guttman .... co-producer
Richard Hench .... associate producer
T.L. Lankford .... executive producer
Bret Mixon .... co-producer
Miriam L. Preissel .... associate producer
Fred Olen Ray .... producer
Art Schweitzer .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Drew Neumann (musical score by)
Eric Rasmussen (musical score by)
 
Cinematography by
Paul Elliott (director of photography)
John McCoy (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Miriam L. Preissel 
Jack Tucker 
 
Makeup Department
Mark Buckmaster .... additional makeup
Wendy Hogan .... additional makeup
Bart Mixon .... additional makeup (as Bart J. Mixon)
Joe Reader .... additional makeup
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Donald G. Jackson .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Rex Bailie .... sound
Craig Tomlin .... sound
Ralph Langer .... assistant sound effect editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Kenneth J. Hall .... 'Bio-Monster' suit created by
Steve Johnson .... severed head courtesy of
Jon McCallum .... special effects makeup
 
Visual Effects by
Nancy Deturo .... animation assistant (as Nancy DeTuro)
Kenneth J. Hall .... animation assistant
Hank Mayo .... animation assistant
Bret Mixon .... animation camera
Bret Mixon .... main title design
Bret Mixon .... special effects animation
Juniko Moody .... animation camera
Christine Shearer .... animation assistant
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Blackmon .... second assistant camera
Tony Brewster .... grip
Doug Cragoe .... gaffer
Ira Farmer .... grip
Dory Hamm .... gaffer (as Dori Hamm)
David Huey .... second assistant camera (as Dave Huey)
Donald G. Jackson .... second unit photography
Paulian Amadeus Morris .... first assistant camera (as Paulian Morris)
Miriam L. Preissel .... still photographer (as M.L. Preissel)
Scott Andrew Ressler .... first assistant camera (as Scott Ressler)
Scott Andrew Ressler .... second unit photography (as Scott Ressler)
Timothy Roarke .... grip (as Tim Roarke)
 
Other crew
Danita Aljuwani .... production assistant
Emin Aljuwani .... production assistant
Charisse Buchanan .... production assistant
Ray Filippini .... production assistant
Joy Kelley .... caterer
Michael Labbe .... production assistant
Timothy Roarke .... monster wrangler (as Tim Roarke)
Robert Tinnell .... production assistant (as Bob Tinnell)
 
Thanks
Dan Alfrey .... special thanks
Tom Campbell .... special thanks
Pam Fowler .... special thanks
Jimmy Maslon .... special thanks (as Jimmie Lee Maslon)
Herbert L. Strock .... special thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
84 min
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Certification:
Canada:13+ (Quebec) | UK:18 | USA:R

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The monster was played by the director's five-year-old son.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Beverly Hills Vamp (1989)See more »
Soundtrack:
Rockabilly RumbleSee more »

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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
I really don't know what's wrong with me for renting this...., 28 July 2000
Author: WritnGuy-2 from New Jersey

I saw this at the video store, and after passing it a few definite times, the oversized box and cheesy cover art finally got to me, and I knew I just had to rent this. I don't really know what compelled me, but I really do regret it.

I couldn't follow the plot, but here's the gist of it: Scientists use psychic Lisa (Angelique Pettyjohn) to do something that will entail contacting an alien or something stupid like that. All I know is that eventually, a transported case with some alien bursts open, and ET--after a kill or two--breaks free and runs around the middle of nowhere killing people. For some reason, Lisa and one of the scientists (who is also a love interest) are needed to help find this thing, as it kills randomly for the rest of the movie. Then again, there could be more, but I watched through fast-forward for the last twenty minutes, and was only interested by the "shock" ending.

The one thing that surprised me the most was the fact that this movie was only ONE HOUR long! I mean, with a running time like that, you would think it would be nonstop fun. Umm...no. It's dull as hell, with Ray's son in a rubber costume running around killing hobos, old people, young couples, etc, from time to time, and Lisa and Mr. Scientist Love Interest chasing it down with other stock characters. *sighs* I can't believe how bad this was.

The blooper reel during the closing credits was mildly entertaining, and filled another ten minutes into the movie, making it a whopping 70 minutes, but that didn't even save this bomb. I really can't say I recommend this the least bit. (And anyway, I had no idea what was going on, becuase I fast-forwarded so much. You may do the same, if you dare watch this.)

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