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

R | | Horror | May 1987 (USA)
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... See full summary »

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Ralston
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Judge Watson
Neal Israel ...
Dr. Brewster (as Neal Isreal)
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Robbins
Rick Garia ...
Tony
Carlos Palomino ...
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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 woman is being assaulted under the pier a creature kills the gangsters attacking her. The first criminal to get killed gets his neck broken before being tossed aside. While he's getting his neck broken you can see his mustache and stubbly beard. When he gets tossed onto the beach his stunt double has a different hair style and no facial hair at all. They reuse the same shot of this stunt fall about 20 seconds later to represent a different punk getting beaten up. 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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References Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom (1963) See more »

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If I Told You
Written by David Shapiro and Lauri Riley
Performed by David Shapiro
© 1986 Seven Stones Songs
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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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