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Metamorphosis: The Alien Factor (1990)

A virus from outer space transforms a bio-researcher into a blood thirsty monster. But chief, Dr.Vialini doesn't like the cops and public to be involved in this secret experiment. But he ... See full summary »




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Kulis ...
John Griffen
Patrick Barnes ...
Tara Leigh ...
Sherry Griffen
Dianna Flaherty ...
Kim Griffen
Katherine Romaine ...
Nancy Kane
Marcus Powell ...
Dr. Viallini
Tony Gigante ...
Greg Sullivan ...
Dr. Michael Foster (as George Gerard)
Dr. Elliot Stein
Michael D'Andrea ...
Security Guard
Ralph Grimaldi ...
Viallini's Driver
Bob Aaronson ...
Additional voices (voice)
Jay Mills ...
Additional voices (voice)
Dorielle Rogers ...
Talos Computer (voice)


A virus from outer space transforms a bio-researcher into a blood thirsty monster. But chief, Dr.Vialini doesn't like the cops and public to be involved in this secret experiment. But he becomes lunch very soon. Written by Harun Mehmedinovic <pkojovic@ibm.net>

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22 June 1991 (South Korea)  »

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A Metamorfose  »

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Originally entitled (and filmed as) "Deadly Spawn 2: The Metamorphosis", intended to be a sequel to _Return Of The Aliens: The Deadly Spawn (1983)_ See more »


In the opening sequence, the camera is reflected in the cop's coffee mug. See more »

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At the end, a subtitle comes up, saying "I don't get payed enough for this shit!" See more »


Follows The Deadly Spawn (1983) See more »


Baby You've Changed
Words and Music by John Gray & Peter M. Stoller
Vocals by Peter M. Stoller
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campy but with some great effects
11 October 2011 | by (Midian) – See all my reviews

I had never heard of director Glenn Takakjian and it's normal, this is his only flick he directed. He's still in the business as actor or in the animation department. I had never heard of Metamorphosis The Alien Factor but coming across a article in an old Dark Side Magazine I was surprised by the pictures. It looked like they used great effects. And by watching it, they did. It starts great with the breaking out of some alien virus attacking people working in the lab. One of them transforms into a weird creature but the transformation or metamorphosis was really well done. It even reminded me of The Thing when some tentacles appeared out of the victims body. It wasn't gory but the red stuff do flows a lot. But as I said it was campy too. The words sometimes said were really laughable sometimes. And when you saw a flesh eating plant moving or one of the creatures it was a bit of a laugh, but the dog was again really well done and face it, no CGI was used, just the good old latex and even some stop motion.

Everybody was talking about Tara Leigh being in this flick but for me the face of Dianna Flaherty rang a bell. She was in some Troma productions (Class Of Nuke'em High and Toxic Avenger). The acting was okay and by some mediocre.

The look of the flick itself looked like a eighties production and being made in the nineties it couldn't deliver the effects used then due being a low budget. But I enjoyed it a lot, man, the changing into the creature and the face changing towards the end, I loved it. The alien factor really did it for me, what a metamorphosis.

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