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The Borrower (1991)

 -  Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  1991 (Mexico)
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Aliens punish one of their own by sending him to earth. The alien is very violent, and when the body he occupies is damaged, he is forced to find another.

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Diana Pierce
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Charles Krieger
Tom Towles ...
Bob Laney
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Julius
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Scully
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Captain Scarcelli
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Dr. Cheever
Robert Dryer ...
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Alien Pilot
Bentley Mitchum ...
Kip
Zoe Trilling ...
Astrid
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Michelle Chodiss (as Tami Clatterbuck)
Tom Allard ...
Ruben Whitefeather
Darryl Shelly ...
Druggie
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Aliens punish one of their own by sending him to earth. The alien is very violent, and when the body he occupies is damaged, he is forced to find another. Written by Rob Hartill

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Two actors from director John McNaughton's previous film, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986), appear in this film: Tom Towles and Tracy Arnold. They are joined by thirteen Henry crew members: Richard Fire, Steven A. Jones, Elena Maganini, Rick Paul, Cory Coken, Frank Coronado, Robert McNaughton, Jim Moore, Ric Coken, Mic Fabus, Bernd Rantscheff, Ken Hale, and Dan Haberkorn. See more »

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Different & clever but somewhat disappointing.
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Aliens punish one of their own by sending him to earth. The alien is very violent, and when the body he occupies is damaged, he is forced to find another. Strange, unorthodox science fiction/horror film. The script is quite clever and the film has plenty of amusing moments, but Mr. Mcnaughton should stick to more serious films, i.e. "Henry". Impressive make-up effects by Kevin Yagher and plenty of gore help but only to a certain extent. Runs to long and tends to drag out a bit, especially towards the end. Above average for this kind of film but somewhat disappointing in the end.

5.5/10.


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