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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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This isn't a B movie, it's a D movie 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
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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 »
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Referenced in Beverly Hills Vamp (1989)See more »
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
This isn't a B movie, it's a D movie, 9 January 2004
Author: macabro357 from U.S.

I couldn't believe some of the horrible dialog coming out of people's mouths, and the end reel of bloopers attached to body of the film was a real hoot. And we get titty shots of Angelique Pettyjohn (sort of) and Loren Crabtree to boot.

A teleportation device activated by psychic Angelique Pettyjohn brings an alien container to an underground lab out in the desert. According to director Fred Olen Ray, they were leftover sets from the Klaus Kinski film, ANDROID which gives the film an increased value beyond how cheap it looks.

Inside the container is a midget alien (played by Ray's son) who starts clawing people to death. It was pretty funny watching this little 'creature' in a black reptile suit with what looks like large beetle shells attached to it, running around in the dark. We even get to see the little thing stamp and tear at a poster of ET, which I thought was hilarious.

And then there's what looks like a snake that also comes out of the container that gets hammered to death by William Fair, after the mini creature chews into Frank McDonald's neck in the kitchen. A low budget take on ALIEN, I suppose...

The whole thing ends abruptly, looking like they ran out of film at the end before the blooper reel comes in with the end credits. Talk about a lack of funding...

Fred Olen Ray also mentions in the director's commentary that they also weren't sure if Aldo Ray would make through the shooting and remember his lines. He barely did.

Low budget cheese sneeze. It's fun to watch, I'll grant ya that.

4 out of 10

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