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It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987)

 -  Horror  -  May 1987 (USA)
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The mutant babies have been placed by court order on a deserted island. Appalled by the cycnicism and exploitation of the children by the legal system and the media, the man responsible for them leads an expedition to the island to free them. Written by Anonymous

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They do something worse than kill. They multiply.

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Final film of Macdonald Carey. See more »

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When the creatures hijack the boat and Stephen Jarvis is giving his voice over there is a long shot from above. The shadow of the camera helicopter can be seen passing over the boat and water. See more »

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Stephen Jarvis: You know, you're very beautiful. Maybe it's the environment, but you turn me on. And I could turn you on, too. You've seen my kid, haven't you? That's just a glimpse of the animal in me.
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If I Told You
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a biting satire of america
23 February 2000 | by (Toronto, Ontario) – See all my reviews

Like Sam Fuller, Larry Cohen is an extremely underrated filmmaker who managed to make 'b-movies'which say alot more then 'a-movies'. Its Alive 3 is perhaps his most subversive and humorous film. While the surface plot involves an island of mutated babies, the film also holds commentary on abortion, the media (and how it manipulates and destroys lives) and even Cuba. All it takes to pick up on this masterpiece is an open mind...


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