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Amanda's deathbed request to her son, John, was for him to destroy all the lab notes etc. from her last experiment. She also blurts out he had a brother. At the funeral John meets Melissa, ... See full summary »

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John Hollins
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Dr. Phillip Lloyd
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Melissa Leftridge
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Sharon Raymond
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Amanda Hollins
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Hart Phillips
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Brad Baxter
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Cindy Russell
Bunky Jones ...
Nell Valentine (as Bunki Z)
Charles Grueber ...
Harry
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Dr. Stone
Edgar Small ...
Dr. Larson
Jim Boeke ...
Jackson (as James Boeke)
Randy Harrington ...
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Porsche Driver (as Ben Perry)
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Amanda's deathbed request to her son, John, was for him to destroy all the lab notes etc. from her last experiment. She also blurts out he had a brother. At the funeral John meets Melissa, who claims to be his mothers biggest fan. Together with some of John's friends they go to Amanda's house, but none are prepared for what they find there. Written by Ghost <sga@iconz.co.nz>

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John's got a half brother... half human... half something else! See more »


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16 July 1987 (Australia)  »

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$2,407,024 (USA)
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A Decent monster movie!
29 April 2003 | by (Albuquerque New Mexico) – See all my reviews

A man who's scientist mother recently died has been told that she created a genetically made baby brother named " Anthony" but it turns out that it's a fully grown mutant monster that murders people, only the man can stop this freak of nature.

Entertaining little flick with good acting and an OK plot, the creature itself looks a little H.R. Giger-esque, recommended if you like " Jurassic Park", " Species", "Resident Evil" and " From Beyond".

5/10.


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