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Writers:
Michael Carmody (story)
Brent V. Friedman (screenplay)
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Product of science - nightmare from hell
Plot:
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Back Catalogue #1 - Synapse Films
 (From Fangoria. 29 April 2009, 1:43 PM, PDT)

DVD Review: Syngenor
 (From Twitch. 10 November 2008, 7:47 PM, PST)

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Cast

  (in credits order)
Starr Andreeff ... Susan Valentine
Mitchell Laurance ... Nick Cary
David Gale ... Carter Brown
Charles Lucia ... Stan Armbrewster
Riva Spier ... Paula Gorski

Jeff Doucette ... David Greenwait
Bill Gratton ... Lt. Leo Rosselli

Lewis Arquette ... Ethan Valentine
Jon Korkes ... Tim Calhoun
Melanie Shatner ... Bonnie Brown
Kenneth Zavayna ... Sam Krebs (as Ken Zavayna)

Roy Fegan ... Donnie
Julie Kris ... Candy

Kate Romero ... Brandy
Christopher Burgard ... Scott
Kathryn Noble ... Receptionist
Merritt Yohnka ... Guard
Tim Trella ... Guard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kevin M. Glover ... Syngenor
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Directed by
George Elanjian Jr. 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Carmody  story
Brent V. Friedman  screenplay

Produced by
William G. Dunn .... line producer
Marcel R. Elanjian .... executive producer
Jack F. Murphy .... producer
Eldon Nygaard .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Thomas Chase 
Steve Rucker 
 
Cinematography by
James Mathers 
 
Film Editing by
Ellen Keneshea 
 
Casting by
Michael Cutler 
Cathy Henderson 
 
Production Design by
R. Clifford Searcy 
 
Set Decoration by
Ian Cramer 
 
Costume Design by
Rhona Meyers 
 
Production Management
Patricia Mastorakos .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Fred H. Dresch .... first assistant director
John W. Hyde Jr. .... second second assistant director
Kelly Kiernan .... second assistant director
 
Sound Department
Mark A. Rozett .... sound re-recording mixer
Steve Sollars .... production sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Theresa Burkett .... special effects
Yancy Calzada .... special effects
William Malone .... creature design
Margaret Prentice .... special effects (as Margaret Beserra)
Mark Williams .... special makeup effects
 
Visual Effects by
Larry Arpin .... optical effects
Austin McKinney .... special effects camera operator
Dennis Skotak .... visual effects consultant
Robert Skotak .... visual effects consultant
 
Stunts
Barbara Anne Klein .... stunts
Gregg Smrz .... stunts
Merritt Yohnka .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bryan Godwin .... assistant camera
Anita Ingle .... still photographer
Geza Sinkovics .... camera operator: second unit
 
Animation Department
Michael Hyatt .... rotoscope artist (as Mike Hyatt)
 
Editorial Department
Amy Tompkins .... first assistant editor
Norman R. Walker .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Stephen C. Marston .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Laurel Fest .... script supervisor
Lucienne Lane .... production coordinator
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Syngenor: Synthesized Genetic Organism" - USA (DVD box title)
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Runtime:
98 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Producer Jack F. Murphy saw the original Scared to Death (1980) and was so impressed with the monster that he wanted to make another film utilizing the same monster design. However since the first film was so a low-budget and rarely seen he wanted to distance this sequel from it in order not to alienate a new potential audience that never heard of the first film. This is why there is no plot connection to "Scared to Death" other than the same monster design.See more »
Quotes:
Carter Brown:Hold me, please hold me.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Re-Animator (1985)See more »

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4 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Hilariously bad, 20 January 2004
Author: liammurphy1 from United Kingdom

I bought (yes! bought) this movie at my local store for the very low price of £3.99, so I wasn't expecting an oscar winner, but having seen this truly awful pile of crap, I think I deserve a refund. The acting was atrocious - among if not THE worst I have ever seen. I mean what was with the boss of the company who kept sticking green goo in his neck? he overacted something dreadfully the dialogue was apalling and the main actress Starr Andreeff (What a name!) was terrible, What action scenes there were - were lousy

I have wasted 90 minutes of my life on this awful movie - I suggest you DON'T do the same!

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