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Iceman (1984)

PG | | Drama, Sci-Fi | 13 April 1984 (USA)
A prehistoric Neanderthal man found frozen in ice is revived by an arctic exploration team, who then attempt to use him for their own scientific means.

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Dr. Stanley Shephard
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Dr. Diane Brady
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Charlie
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Whitman
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Dr. Singe
Philip Akin ...
Dr. Vermeil
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Loomis
Amelia Hall ...
Mabel
Richard Monette ...
Hogan
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Maynard
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Temp Doc
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Scatem Doc
Judith Berlin ...
E.K.G. Doc (as Judy Berlin)
Paul Batten ...
Technician
Lovie Eli ...
Nurse
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Storyline

An anthropologist who is part of an arctic exploration team discovers the body of a prehistoric Neanderthal man who is subsequently resuscitated. The researcher must then decide what to do with the prehistoric man and he finds himself defending the man from those that want to dissect him in the name of science. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

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Drama | Sci-Fi

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Trivia

The picture was part of a 1980s cycle of prehistoric man movies. The films included Caveman (1981), Cavegirl (1985), Hundra (1983), Iceman (1984), Ghost Warrior (1984), Missing Link (1988), Altered States (1980), Luggage of the Gods! (1983), Quest for Fire (Quest for Fire (1981), and The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986). See more »

Goofs

When "Charlie" awakens in the vivarium, he goes about life in general until he "catches" the water filter hose in the stream/pond. But as the scene continues, there is no way that he wouldn't notice the man-made construction of the glass enclosure or the fact that he cannot see the whole sky. Only when he roams hysterically around the vivarium does it become apparent. See more »

Quotes

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Title Card: I, who was born to die, shall live. That the world of animals, and the world of men, may come together, I shall live. - Inuit Legend
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(opening quote) I, who was born to die Shall live. That the world of animals And the world of men May come together, I shall live. -- Inuit Legend See more »

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Features Asteroids (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Heart of Gold
(uncredited)
by Neil Young
Performed by Timothy Hutton, accompanied by John Lone
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Hutton you did it again
27 July 1999 | by (Plainsboro, NJ) – See all my reviews

I really did like this movie. The reason for it is because Timothy Hutton(Shephard) acted so good in this movie that it makes you just want to watch it. In my opinion He is one of the best actors of century and when there is a movie that comes out where he is playing it just forces me to see it. Like the character that he played in this movie. He was a scientist who wanted to help the Iceman. It showed how much he actually cared and wanted happiness for the Iceman. See this movie, you'll like it.


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