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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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20 September 1985 (USA)  »

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The Big Picture  »

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The young age of fresher nymphomaniac university student Meli (Mariel Hemingway) was nineteen. See more »

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Boris: Harry, how did you know you were in love? I mean with you and Lucy. How'd you know it wasn't just infatuation?
Dr Harry Wolper: Scientifically, of COURSE. By using The Love Formula.
Boris: The what?
Dr Harry Wolper: Love Formula. Add up the number of times that you think about the lady each day. Subtract from the total the number of times you think about yourself each day. If the remainder is more lady, and less yourself, then it's love.
Boris: Oh, I've been thinking about Barbara a lot lately.
Dr Harry Wolper: What's so very neat about this particular ...
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A sad and romantic comedy
1 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful movie that focuses on character development. The characters are quirky and entertaining. The science in this movie is relatively weak but this movie isn't about science. This is about love, loss, and coming to terms with the curves life throws you.

Peter O'tool is Brilliant... I repeat Brilliant in this movie Muriel Hemmingway (Melly) is wonderfully portrayed and the rest of the actors/actresses played at the top of their game on this movie.

Grab your girlfriend/boyfriend turn down the lights pop some popcorn and enjoy the show.

Warning: There is some foul language and nudity in this movie so I don't recommend watching it with your 10 year old.


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