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August 1985 (USA) See more »
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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)
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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84 min
Sound Mix:
Canada:13+ (Quebec) | UK:18 | USA:R

Did You Know?

The monster was played by the director's five-year-old son.See more »
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3 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Ever wonder why this films so rare? Its for a good reason!, 31 August 2000
Author: andybob-3 from Massachusetts, USA

I was always curious about this film because it is so tough to find, so when I stumbled upon it on Ebay I forked over the $10 and bought it, now I understand why its so rare! This film is SO bad, so terribly written and hopelessly low budget that the ending credits, which show all of the cut scenes where they fumbled their lines, are literally the movie's highlight. The film is about a psychic (Pettyjohn, cast for one obvious reason, her topless scene) whom uses her powers with an experimental machine to pull objects from another dimension into this reality. When she pulls in some kind of box like object the military nonchalantly throws it into the open back of a truck with one soldier to guard it, and gee, what do you know? SURPRISE! A kid in a foam-rubber monster costume pops out, instantly kills the soldier with a scratch across his face, then escapes to a nearby city. But rather than deploy half the armed forces of the county to find it and protect the public those in charge just leave it up to Pettyjohn and Ray to find it on their own, but no matter, this movie blows all its credibility LONG before then. This barely escapes being voted a 1 by me only because of unintentional laughs, somebody needs to alert the producers of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" if they don't know about it already! 2 out 10, really, REALLY bad!

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