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Primal Rage (1988)

Rage - Furia primitiva (original title)
A scientist at a Florida university inadvertantly creates a "rage virus" while performing experiments intended to restore dead brain tissue in baboons. When a journalist for the college ... See full summary »

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Patrick Lowe ...
Sam Nash
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Lauren Daly
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Debbie
Mitch Watson ...
Frank Duffy
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Ethridge
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Lovejoy
Luis Valderrama ...
Chat
John Baldwin ...
Bryan
Turk Harley ...
Prof. Jenkins
Jennifer Hingel ...
Kimberly
Barry Schreiber ...
Oakley (as Barry D. Schreiber)
Paul Bridges Thompson ...
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Sally Carlson ...
Nurse
Greg Schmidt ...
Sam's roommate
Mal Jones ...
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A scientist at a Florida university inadvertantly creates a "rage virus" while performing experiments intended to restore dead brain tissue in baboons. When a journalist for the college paper breaks into the campus lab, he's bitten by one of the infected baboons; the virus soon spreads to a trio of rapists and a valley girl, all of whom go on killing sprees. Written by Jojo Mac

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1 December 1988 (Italy)  »

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References ALF (1986) See more »

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Written by Mike Francis
Sung by Ami Stewart
Producer: BMG Ariola SpA
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This movie deserves cult status
29 June 2002 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

At first, I thought this was going to be another killer ape picture, instead it was an very cool knock-off of David Cronenberg's "Rabid", with awesome effects by Carlo Rambaldi. I thoroughly enjoyed watching these characters go berzerk to the music of Claudio Simonetti. The gore was plentiful and the ruckus at the Halloween dance was very exciting. It was also fun to watch one of Rob Lowe's brothers in yet another B horror picture. My only problem was the dated pop tunes that plagued the movie's soundtrack.


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