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The Borrower (1991)

R | | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi | 1991 (Mexico)
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
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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 (as Geri Betzler)
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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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The copyright date at the end of the movie is 1989, so the film probably sat on the shelf for two years before getting released in 1991. See more »

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Features Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Working With Each Other
Written by Stephanie Tyrell (as S. Tyrell), Ashley Hall (as A. Hall)
Guitars from Hell: Mic Fabus, James Young, Paul Petraitis
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Different & clever but somewhat disappointing.
29 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

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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