Alien creatures invade a small town and a group of four teenagers, plus one little boy, try to escape from them.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles George Hildebrandt ...
Charles
Tom DeFranco ...
Pete
Richard Lee Porter ...
Frankie
Jean Tafler ...
Ellen
Karen Tighe ...
Kathy
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Sam (as James Brewster)
Elissa Neil ...
Barb
Ethel Michelson ...
Aunt Millie
John Schmerling ...
Uncle Herb
Judith Mayes ...
Bunny
Andrew Michaels ...
Camper #1
John Arndt ...
Camper #2
Diane Stevens ...
Nibbs
Darlene Kenley ...
Hilde
Madeline Charanis ...
Ju Ju
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Storyline

Two campers in the New Jersey woods have their outdoor fun interrupted by the arrival of a meteorite crashing nearby. They go to investigate the crater, but are suddenly attacked and devoured by alien parasites who have hitched a ride to Earth. After finishing off the campers, the hungry space monsters head for a nearby town, where they make their domain in the basement of an old house soon begin polishing off one hapless inhabitant after another. Four young teenagers, plus one pre-teen boy, try to find a way to stop the angry space monsters before they reproduce and literally eat humanity. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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They Came To Earth To Feed On Human Flesh! See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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22 April 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Return of the Alien's Deadly Spawn  »

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$25,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The location for the shoot was the house of fantasy illustrator Tim Hildebrandt in Gladstone, New Jersey. Some effects sequences were shot by a second unit in New Brunswick, New Jersey. See more »

Goofs

When Bunny is making her green sauce, the spawn that crawls into her food processor clearly is not there when the food processor is glimpsed in a long shot. See more »

Quotes

Aunt Millie: [the black cat in the house crossed her path] Where did he come from?
Pete: That cat is crazy!
Aunt Millie: [closes the basement door] What is with the basement this morning?
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Crazy Credits

As soon as the end credits finish, the words "Don't try it, Gary" appear. See more »

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Referenced in Found (2012) See more »

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My Favorite Movie, ever.
14 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

To me what they did with such a low budget is astounding.

This movie entertained me all the way through, which in the year 2014 a movie from the 80's can't do anymore.

Compare it to 10 million dollar CGI snooze-fests and this movie is GOLD.

GOLD I SAY!!! The effects are where the movie stands out.

Usually it's a kid with a bucket of fake blood but when it's there, GOD DAMN it's awesome.

My final verdict 12/10.

Best movie since Dawn of the Dead (1978)


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