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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bobbie Bresee ...
Lynn Roman
Drew Godderis ...
Ross Anderson
Dawn Wildsmith ...
Evelyn Avery (as Donna Shock)
Fox Harris ...
Harry (as Jerry Fox)
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Monica Roarke
John Terrence ...
Brent
Pamela Gilbert ...
Elaine
Mark Anthony ...
Mark Randall
Leslie Eve ...
Tracy
Chis Kobin ...
Will
Sue Mashaw ...
Betty
Gary J. Levinson ...
Dr. Leibowitz
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Det. Samanski
Roger McCoin ...
Bordona
Forrest J. Ackerman ...
Pool Guy
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Microbes are brought back to earth via a space probe from Venus. A scientist is using them in experiments on aging, but dies before the work is finished. His assistant approaches an aging actress who is being passed by for the lead roles, and she injects the serum hoping to become young again. When the actress is still passed up for the plum roles, the alien bacterium transforms her into a hideous bug-like alien resulting in a predictable attrition problem amongst her detractors. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Tonight she will love again and kill again.

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14 October 1989 (Taiwan)  »

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Alien Within  »

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$30,000 (estimated)
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Producer Fred Olen Ray is the only constant throughout the history of the project. He directed and produced the ambiguous scene between John Carradine and Dawn Wildsmith (then Mrs. Ray), ostensibly for a Frankenstein film; he produced (but did not direct) the whole of "Evil Spawn," written to include pre-extant Carradine footage; and he produced the re-edited "remake," "Alien Within." The approximately 35 minutes of new footage was shot in and around his home in Hollywood. See more »

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Revenge of the 80's: The remakes. A Cheaply made knock-off of Wasp Woman.

Evil Spawn (1987) was a cheaply produced film that reeks of poverty. You have a good premise but it's faulty execution has no real pay off. A couple of good scenes does not a movie make. Too bad, because the actresses were good looking (especially the brunette) and the idea was solid. Maybe they should have a better story writer and a little more imagination. I saw this movie a few years ago at a Mr. Video store (rest in peace). Back then the cheesy video cover screamed cheap-cheap. I should have listened to my head instead of my eyes. Oh well. Perhaps a film-maker with more on the ball would make a better production.

An aging actress will do anything to look young again (my advice is to stay out of the sun lady). So she comes across a crazy old scientist and his shady associate. He's working on an experimental formula that'll reduce the signs of aging (the good doctor should have used a little dab himself me thinks). But before he can work out all of the "bugs", tragedy occurs but that doesn't stop the old B-Queen from using it.

The story might sound interesting but please stay away unless YOU REALLY like bad movies. Because there is really no need for someone (or anyone) to watch this "movie". Maybe next time they should concentrate more on the adult aspect of the storyline.

Best to avoid.

If it wasn't for the hot brunette this one would get a zero or a negative rating.


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