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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
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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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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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Shockingly appalling
2 December 2001 | by (Fife, Scotland) – See all my reviews

Where to begin?

First, you have little or no coherent plot (it was only due to this site I found out about the spore thing), a mad scientist who isn't so much mad as decrepit, special effects that aren't and seemingly random characters who stumble into the dire mess with little or no regard for coherency.

As a final warning to people, consider this cautionary tale: On the British video release, it says on the back cover "The scenes depicted on this sleeve may be an artist's impression & may not necessarily represent actual scenes from the film". Hurm. Presumably this is so they can't get sued by the thousands of raging customers demanding a real film.


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