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The Unborn (1991)

 -  Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  29 March 1991 (USA)
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A couple who cannot have children joins an in-vitro fertilization program. While she is with child, she finds strange occurrences happening within her body. The horror surrounding the child... See full summary »

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Virginia Marshall
Jeff Hayenga ...
Brad Marshall
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Dr. Richard Meyerling
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Martha Wellington
Jane Cameron ...
Beth Sanders
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Connie Chicago
Wendy Hammers ...
Gloria Starchild (as Wendy Kamenoff)
Laura Stockman ...
Janet Robinson
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Mark Robinson
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Cindy DeWitt
Matt Roe ...
Jeff DeWitt
Jessica Zingali ...
Alicia DeWitt
Francis Smalls Collier ...
Bobby DeWitt
Rick Podell ...
Chuck Martinez
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Louisa Krelm
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A couple who cannot have children joins an in-vitro fertilization program. While she is with child, she finds strange occurrences happening within her body. The horror surrounding the child comes to light when the parents find that their child has been part of a mad experiment. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Rated R for gore, violence, sensuality and some language | See all certifications »
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29 March 1991 (USA)  »

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El nonato  »

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$1,200,000 (USA)
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Goofs

Virginia fires a pistol until it's empty, then we hear two clicks. These clicks would be heard if the gun were a revolver, as the barrel rotates and the hammer falls on an empty chamber. A semi-automatic pistol would not make a sound, as the slide would be stuck in the open position as would the hammer. See more »

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[requesting a sperm sample]
Dr. Richard Meyerling: I hope you're in the mood
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Intelligent & well acted
7 July 2002 | by (Wellington, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

The Unborn is a pretty good low-budget horror movie exploiting the fears associated with pregnancy. It's very well acted by the always-good Brooke Adams and b-movie stalwart James Karen, although the supporting cast is pretty average for a b-grader. The music, by Gary Numan of all people, is good too. Henry Dominic's script is quite intelligent for this sort of thing, although there is a hint of misogyny about it. Rodman Fender's direction is merely adequate, and there are some unnecessary cheap scares. If you're a fan of Adams, whose movie career is nowhere near as illustrious as it should be, check it out; she's great, as always.


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