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Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe (1990)

R  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi  |  1 March 1991 (Canada)
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An alien "policeman" arrives on Earth to apprehend a renegade of his own race who impregnates a woman with a potentially destructive mutant embryo.

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Secundus (as Sven Ole-Thorsen)
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Dar
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Abraxas' Answer Box (voice)
Moses Znaimer ...
Secundus' Answer Box (voice)
Robert Nasmith ...
Sonia's Father
Kris Michaels ...
Sonia's Mother
Layne Coleman ...
Registry Clerk
Francis Mitchell ...
Sonja Belliveau ...
Doctor
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Principal Latimer (as Jim Belushi)
Erica Heenan ...
School Secretary
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An alien "policeman" arrives on Earth to apprehend a renegade of his own race who impregnates a woman with a potentially destructive mutant embryo. Written by N.X.K. <emegas@vecanti.org>

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Originally rated R by the MPAA. After a topless scene was cut, the rating was changed to PG-13. See more »

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When Secundus throws the man talking about erotic dancers to the ground, his cap falls off. In the next shot, the cap on his head. See more »

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Secundus: [to Tommy] There's no more hiding. No more running. Just you, me, and the anti-life equation!
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References The Terminator (1984) See more »

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Strong as I Am
Performed by The Prime Movers
Published by Island Music Inc. and Bad Basket Music Inc.
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Worthy of MST:3K
6 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The overall story is not dreadful, but it plays along as if a 10-year-old wrote it. Combine that with sub-sub-par acting, minimal (at best) effects work (someone had a lot of fun with gasoline explosions), and a soundtrack that sounds like it came straight from a bad '70s porn flick, and you end up with "Abraxas." There are a few funny parts, though. One was Jim Belushi playing a principal named "Latimer." That was his character's name (and position) in his earlier movie, "The Principal." The other was a character saying "a parsec is not an acceptable unit of time measurement on Earth." Obviously, a nod to the infamous "Kessel run in less than 12 parsecs" line from Star Wars. Overall, if you don't *have* to see Abraxas, don't.


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