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The Kindred (1987)

R  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  16 July 1987 (Australia)
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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 ...
Paramedic
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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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God created man. Wait till you see what Amanda's done. See more »


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above-average monster movie.
19 December 2002 | by (pembroke,massachusetts.) – See all my reviews

The gruesome special make-up effects are the best part of this overall well made movie. Not a Oscar-winning film, but for a film of it's budget, it was pretty good. And yes, Amanda Pays transformation into a Fish-like creature was pretty cool. The "watermelon" scene is really funny.Not bad for a low budget.


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