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Metamorphosis (I) (1990)

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Dr. Peter Houseman is a brilliant geneticist who is working on a serum which will stop human aging, but his colleagues don't believe in his work. When his university funding is threatened ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Gene Lebrock ...
Dr. Peter Houseman (as Gene Le Brock)
Catherine Baranov ...
Sally Donnelly
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Dr. Mike Lester
David Wicker ...
Willy Carson
Jason Arnold ...
Tommy
Stephen Brown ...
Professor Lloyd
Tom Story ...
Professor Huston
Anna Colona ...
Patricia Kelly
Wally Doyle ...
Inspector
Laura Gemser ...
Prostitute
Serina Steinberg ...
Patricia's friend
Wayne Potrafka ...
Old professor
Tim Wright ...
Hopkins
Allison Stokes ...
Alice
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gary Wade Morton ...
Doctor Owen
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Dr. Peter Houseman is a brilliant geneticist who is working on a serum which will stop human aging, but his colleagues don't believe in his work. When his university funding is threatened by his skeptical benefactors, the doctor takes a desperate measure to justify his work. He administers the serum to himself, but the results are unexpected and horrendous. Written by Patrick D. Rockwell <prockwell@thegrid.net>

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Witness the Change!

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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7 August 1990 (Italy)  »

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DNA formula letale  »

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ITL 600,000,000 (estimated)
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The dolly shots in the hospital scenes were achieved using a wheelchair. See more »

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When Tommy first walks into the laboratory, the shadow of the camera dolly is visible on the right hand side of the frame. See more »

Quotes

Hopkins: What was it?
Old professor: A nightmare... from the past!
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References The Fly (1986) See more »

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Was That an Amoeba at the End?
8 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's the same old, "If I can't get the funding for my project, I'll inject myself" monster movie. There is nothing new here. It's a lot like the Jeff Goldblum "Fly" movie. The man manages to keep some semblance of sanity, but eventually succumbs to the effects of his experiments. The acting is pretty bad. There are people acting stupidly all along the way, putting their lives in danger for no apparent reason. The guy keeps going back to the lab he has been forbidden to enter. Then there's his relationship with a young woman and her son. Admittedly, he is good looking, but he seems like a lot of trouble. It's just a pretty big waste of time. Even his tyrannosaurus suit looks like it came off the rack at a Star Trek convention.


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