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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gracie Rickman
Joe Keyes
Warren Rickman
Milkman #1
John Alden ...
Milkman #2
Thomas Newmeyer
Lisa Collins ...
Mrs. Rickman
Lew Ramirez
Mack Waters
Det. Sgt. Eldon James
Jamie Stern ...
Hotel clerk
Monica Quik
Bradley Parker


After a young girl is accidently infected with an alien substance known as "Deep Red", the astonishing results attract the attention of the illustrious scientist Dr. Newmeyer. Disillusioned security expert Joe Keyes must team up with his estranged wife to protect the girl and her mother from the obsessed scientist who will stop at nothing to get what he wants. Written by Leslie <>

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A High-Tech, High-Octane Sci-Fi Thriller


Sci-Fi | Thriller


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12 March 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Código rojo  »

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The high-tech "injector" used several times by Dr. Newmeyer is actually a butane soldering torch sold at Radio Shack stores in the US. See more »


Joe Keyes is shot by Detective Waters' gun without being harmed. Later he says to Waters, "You saw the effect a .38 had on me..." However, Waters' weapon was an automatic (possibly a .45), not a snub-nosed revolver. See more »


Joe Keyes: This is not a perfect world. In a perfect world, evil loses.
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Another Sci Fi Film Noir
8 February 2004 | by (utah) – See all my reviews

While not in the league of Blade Runner, this movie has a decent sci fi script with the classic flawed detective and voice over narrative about his search for a mysterious mother/daughter who may hold the secret to immortality. Performed with sincerity, the girl comes across as the most subtle but brilliant performance. The intellectual IQ of our private dick leaves a bit to be desired though, but the convolutions, the build up, and the thrills and chills are patent fifties conventions. A decent if not truly classic sci fi in the Blade Runner mold. Six of Ten Stars.

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