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Creator (1985)

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An eccentric scientist teaches a student in his own manner while he looks for a way to clone his deceased wife.

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Meli
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Boris Lafkin
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Dr. Sid Kullenbeck
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Paul
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Lucy Wolper
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Pavlo
Elsa Raven ...
Mrs. Mallory
Lee Kessler ...
Mrs. Pruitt
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Mr. Spencer
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Mrs. Spencer
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Prof. Brauer
Mike Jolly ...
Boom-Boom
Burton Collins ...
Lyman
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Storyline

Dr. Harry Wolper is a character. First he steals Boris, a new student assistant by promising him a co-ed's phone number. Then he hijacks new high tech equipment for his own research, confusing the other university researchers who can't see "the big picture." Harry has a plan, he wants to clone his dead wife, but first he needs an egg and a host. He mounts his search by stapling notices to every telephone pole in town from his bike, which is how he meets Mili. As the year progresses, he sees Boris' romance follow the same pattern as his own, twenty-five years ago. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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He is obsessed to re-create his wife...she died thirty years ago. See more »

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Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi

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20 September 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Big Picture  »

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Harry Wolper (Peter O'Toole)'s favorite expression was "The Big Picture". See more »

Quotes

Dr Sid Kullenbeck: Come on Harry, I need him. I'm running a tight well-oiled machine over in my lab, and every insignificant little cog counts. Now where the hell is the little fucker?
Boris: The little fucker is over here, sir.
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I'm a Woman
Written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
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That certain "instant classic" feeling...
10 November 2003 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

When I first saw this movie I had to wait several days before realizing it was a "good movie". In the beginning it rather made me think to some teenage movie but I soon had to admit that it was getting much better than that.

A teenage movie would put accent on romance, while "Creator" also remarks, somehow, the sexual side of relationships... making the whole movie feel like being more "honest" than the average. Situations are smart and funny, the characters are lovely. Dialogues are so well written that the movie has that certain "Instant Classic" feeling on its side: you can take almost any line from it and still it sounds like a funny quote.


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