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Blue Monkey (1987)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ivan E. Roth ...
The Creature
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Detective Jim Bishop
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Elliot Jacobs
Helen Hughes ...
Marwella Harbison
Sandy Webster ...
Fred Adams
Susan Anspach ...
Dr. Judith Glass
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Paramedic
Peter Van Wart ...
Oscar
Don Ritchie ...
Orderly #1
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Joey
Marsha Moreau ...
Marcy
Nathan Adamson ...
Tyrone
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Ellen
Joy Coghill ...
Dede Wilkens
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While working in a greenhouse, a man receives an insect bite after touching an exotic plant. Immediately, he falls ill and is taken to an emergency room where the doctors diagnose him as suffering from an unknown bacteria, and a strange parasite which emerges from his mouth as a large slimy wormlike creature. Soon, there are more cases of bacterial infection, but the more immediate problem for the hospital is the wormlike creature which after accidental exposure to a genetic growth stimulant grows to monstrous proportions and starts a reign of terror and bloodshed in the hospitals abandoned wing. Written by Patrick D. Rockwell <prockwell@thegrid.net>

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THEY BREED. THEY HATCH. THEY KILL. Maybe it's just a phase they're going through.

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25 September 1987 (USA)  »

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blue monkey... why??
27 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Blue monkey is actually mentioned in the film but not in any way that makes any possible sense. At one point,some kids are wandering thru the deeper levels, exploring.

They begin to discuss what they'll find down there and one of them (a girl) says she bets they'll find a blue monkey.

Yes, thats it. Totally inconsequential to the story, the only sad connection to the title, and no idea why she would suppose she'd find a blue monkey in a hospital's basement.

I'm embarrassed for having remembered it but somebody had to remember I suppose!


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