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A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.

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Scientists create a resonator to stimulate the pineal gland (sixth sense), and open up a door to a parallel (and hostile) universe. Based on a story by H. P. Lovecraft. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Everythinng is alive...and hungry. See more »

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24 October 1986 (USA)  »

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H.P. Lovecraft's From Beyond  »

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Budget:

$4,500,000 (estimated)

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$1,261,000 (USA)
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Studio executives opposed the casting of Barbara Crampton as Dr. McMichaels because they thought she was "too young to be believable as a psychologist". Stuart Gordon, however, insisted that Crampton be cast, and she was. See more »

Goofs

When Crawford tries to get out of the van, he can't. Bubba mentions child proof locks. Shortly after that, Bubba gets out of the van using the same door, with no problems. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Edward Pretorius: Humans are such an easy prey.
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Referenced in Buy & Cell (1987) See more »

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* * * out of 4.

Wicked adaption of the H.P. Lovecraft story written and directed by horror master Stuart Gordon. The story is about experiments that cause people to be able to use their sixth sense. This however opens the door to another universe full of weird creatures and monsters and causes those who are part of the experiment to go mad. Terrific special effects, a fast pace and a nasty sense of humor make this a memorable outing. Good camp cast too.

Rated R; Nudity, Graphic Violence and Profanity.


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