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Aberration (1997)

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Mutant lizards attack a woman on the run hiding out in a cabin in the woods.

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Amy Harding / Alex Langdon
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Helen Moulder ...
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A nature field researcher is investigating the strange extinction of small animals and insects in the area, which indicates that something is wrong. His suspicions are soon to be proven right when he meets May, who lives in a cabin in the forest nearby. May says that her house is infested by small creatures that she thinks are mice or rats. When the couple search the house further, they notice that they're not rodents or insects. They are fast evolving lizards that have the appetite for animals and humans, no matter what size their prey are... Written by distant thunder <dthunder@dlc.fi>

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Where civilisation ends...the nightmare begins!

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Rated R for violence and gore, and brief language | See all certifications »

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9 July 1998 (Singapore)  »

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NZD 4,000,000 (estimated)
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Several times near the end of the film the hand guns are obviously out of ammo, but are not in the next shot. This happens, for instance, when Uri is shooting in the bedroom, and again when Marshall is using the gun in the living room. See more »

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Uri Romanov: [after blasting a Lizard] I got to get out into the country more often!
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Was there a sale at the 99 cents store? These lizards look like they came from there...
6 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is about as scary as a Disney movie. With plenty of gore and a weak story line, it is little wonder that it was overlooked by many, but in the end, the cheesiness of the film is what makes it worth watching for many. The effects aren't as good as hoped and the characters are not very believable. The story is that of a pair of people whom (too my knowledge) are stuck in a cabin where there are insidious lizard-like animals which feast on flesh. The monstrous and quite murderous creatures seem to appear as little more than garden-variety newts, but they seem to creep a viewer out in a pinch. The setting is also fairly weak, but it does the trick well for the story. All in all, if you are in the mood for a simple story and moderately simple effects, cast aside "Troy" and watch this.


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