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From Beyond (1986)

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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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$4,500,000 (estimated)

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$1,261,000 (USA)
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7 October 2005 | by (Hellfudge, Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

"From Beyond" has the unfortunate task of following up one of the most vivid, effective, and hilarious horror films ever made–"Re-Animator"–and comes up short in almost every area. Once again, director Stuart Gordon is adapting an H.P. Lovecraft tale, this one about two scientists who create a device that stimulates a "sixth sense" and allows slimy creatures from another dimension to seep through. Stars Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, and Ken Foree ("Dawn of the Dead") do their best, but the script is too limited, and neither the humor nor horror is as strong as in "Re-Animator." Still, this is incomparably better than most of the dreck lining video shelves these days.


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