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Lobster Man from Mars (1989)

Young film student tries to sell his weird movie to a desperate film producer who is in need of a tax write-off. The producer screens the film "Lobster Man From Mars". What follows is one ... See full summary »

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Mary
Dean Jacobson ...
Stevie Horowitz
S.D. Nemeth ...
The Dreaded Lobster Man
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John
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J.P. Shelldrake
Mindy Kennedy ...
Tammy
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Lou
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Marvin
Bobby Pickett ...
The Astrologer / King of Mars
Richard Wright ...
The Bearded Slave
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The Queen of Mars
Sage Whitfield ...
Beautiful Martian Maiden
Erica Evans ...
Beautiful Martian Maiden
Robert Breeze ...
Another Slave
Tommy Sledge ...
Detective
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Young film student tries to sell his weird movie to a desperate film producer who is in need of a tax write-off. The producer screens the film "Lobster Man From Mars". What follows is one of the most bizarre and funny film within-a-film sendups: Mars suffers from an air leakage, and send the dreaded Lobster Man to Earth to steal its air. The plot is foiled by a mad scientist, a girl, and an army colonel. The producer buys the movie, but it makes a huge profit and the producer is sent to jail, with the film student taking his place as the studio hot shot Written by <stanley@brainex.com>

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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29 January 1989 (USA)  »

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Homár úr a Marsról  »

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Although shot using 35mm film, this was the first feature length movie to have its picture and sound post production completed entirely by means of video technology. No traditional film post production methods were used. Only the final release print used 35mm film. See more »

Quotes

Professor Plocostomos: Do you think you can kill an alien space bat with bullets?
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No Lobsters Were Harmed During This Production, Only Eaten. See more »

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References Waxwork (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Rock Lobster
Written by Kate Pierson (uncredited), Fred Schneider (as F. Schneider), Keith Strickland (uncredited), Cindy Wilson (uncredited) / Ricky Wilson (as R. Wilson)
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A great, great, great parody
24 September 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This movie is an excellent parody of the American horror movies from the 60s. I don't know how people who watched this movie can make a negative comment on the camera, the lightning and the play. They just didn't get it I guess. The special effects, the play and the camera were all meant to be badly done so they can resemble the 'drive in' movies from the 60s. This is one of those movies which you can't and must not take serious. The quality of such productions lays by my opinion in the way that the story is served to the viewer. A thing that Stanley Sheff and Bob Greenberg have done in a very good way. Overall a great parody - 10/10!


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