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The Johnsons (1992)

De Johnsons (original title)
According to an ancient Indian tale a giant monster embryo residing in a crystal vase is predetermined to fertilize a blue-eyed woman. She will give birth to something evil to unleash ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Monique van de Ven ...
Victoria Lucas
Esmée de la Bretonière ...
Emalee Lucas (as Esmee de la Bretonière)
Kenneth Herdigein ...
Professor Keller
Rik van Uffelen ...
De Graaf
Otto Sterman ...
Vader Keller
Olga Zuiderhoek ...
Angela
Elise Hoomans ...
Dr. Goldman
Nelly Frijda ...
Tante van Peter
Miguel Stigter ...
Johnson 1, Bossie
Diederik van Nederveen ...
Johnson 2, Dakkie
Erik van Wilsum ...
Johnson 3, Tellie
Marcel Colin ...
Johnson 4, Droppie
Nathan Moll ...
Johnson 5, Kniffie
Jan-Mark Wams ...
Johnson 6, Koppie
Michel Bonset ...
Johnson 7, Kurkie
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Storyline

According to an ancient Indian tale a giant monster embryo residing in a crystal vase is predetermined to fertilize a blue-eyed woman. She will give birth to something evil to unleash horror and destruction upon human kind. Ugly septuplet brothers reproduced within the framework of mysterious genetic experiments terrorize a young innocent girl who seems to be chosen for the sinister predestination. Written by Igor Shvetsov <igoryok&dialup.ptt.ru>

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The girl and the seven monsters. And one horrible ritual.

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Adventure | Horror

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14 February 1992 (Netherlands)  »

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The Johnsons  »

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Budget:

DKK 2,500,000 (estimated)
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(archive footage: Laurel and Hardy scene on tv)|

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Roy Frumkes original idea set the story on a camping trip in New York, with a clan of inbred hillbillies attacking a father and son. Frumkes imagined Clint Eastwood in the lead. When screenwriter Rocco Simonelli was asked to do a rewrite , he changed the main characters into a single mother and her daughter. Glenda Jackson was approached to play the lead and she suggested Oliver Reed for the part of 'Unk', the leader of the blue-eyed Johnson clan. See more »

Quotes

Professor Keller: Oh Shit, who is that?
[glaring upon a headless corpse]
De Graaf: Its the head of security.
Majoor Jansma: No, no, here is the head of security.
[turning around a desk chair showing the severed head of the first mentioned corpse]
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Soundtracks

Shine on Harvest Moon
Written by Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth (as Bayes-Norworth)
Published by Warner Bros Music Inc.
Performed by Oliver Hardy (uncredited)
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unique and awesome
12 August 2002 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

This movie totally lives up to its cult reputation. I saw it with a bunch of friends and it is AWESOME. Yeah, so the special effects are not as smooth as the ones in big US blockbusters... this movie has everything-- the acting is great (especially the young girl, wow), it's funny, and seriously freaky. Cult horror at its best. Definitely check it out.


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