First Born (1988)

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Edward Forester is a genetic researcher, intent on breeding primate hybrids. But his experiments take a strange turn when he succeeds in breeding a human/gorilla hybrid. He hides the ... See full summary »

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 Edward Forester (3 episodes, 1988)
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 Mary (3 episodes, 1988)
Ralph Harvey ...
 Brigadier (3 episodes, 1988)
Philip Madoc ...
 Lancing (3 episodes, 1988)
Julie Peasgood ...
 Anne Forester / ... (3 episodes, 1988)
Francesca Brill ...
 Lucy (2 episodes, 1988)
Rob Dixon ...
 Priest (2 episodes, 1988)
Rosemary McHale ...
 Nancy Knott (2 episodes, 1988)
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Edward Forester is a genetic researcher, intent on breeding primate hybrids. But his experiments take a strange turn when he succeeds in breeding a human/gorilla hybrid. He hides the results of the experiment, adopting the child, and helps Gor to speak and blend into society. But Gor can't help being what he is, and tragedy and revelations are the ultimate result. Written by Kathy Li

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Evolución: Experimento mortal  »

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Hans Zimmer reworked his music from this series into the end credits track "160 BPM" for _Angels & Demons (2009)_ qv. See more »

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compelling movie, I want to see it again.
4 May 2004 | by (Dallas, Tx) – See all my reviews

I was so intrigued with this movie as it blew me away. This is truly a movie before its time. This may be why we have not seen it since the mid 90's.

I first saw "First born" around 1996-97 on a late night satellite tv channel. It brings a flood of questions on the possibilities having to do with genetics. I have tried to find this compelling movie, to see it again.

I hope it will be shown again soon. Why not continue with a "First Born II".


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