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Evil Spawn (1987)

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Microbes are brought back to earth via a space probe from Venus. A scientist is using them in experiments on ageing, but dies before the work is finished. His assistant approaches an ageing... See full summary »

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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 ageing, but dies before the work is finished. His assistant approaches an ageing 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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Alien Within  »

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John Carradine's appearance as "Dr. Zeitman" was a "generic" scene shot by Fred Olen Ray with the intention of dropping it into subsequent films. The dialogue uttered by Carradine and actress Dawn Wildsmith (Ray's wife at the time) makes no specific references to the film's plot, allowing it to be easily re-used. See more »

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Defining moment...
20 July 1999 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

... is in the first fifteen minutes of the movie. Some woman who's about to get chowed down on by some unseen evil opts to take the suicide route. She jams a gun into her mouth and get this... they cut to a shot of the wall behind her, brains and muck splatter the wall and a second later, you hear the gunshot. Give the sound editors a friggin' award! I rented this over ten years ago because my friend liked the nude woman on the cover so much that he had to see it. I haven't let him live it down since. Avoid at all costs and I do mean all.


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