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Aberration (1997)

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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Valeriy Nikolaev ...
Uri Romanov (as Valery Nikolaev)
Helen Moulder ...
Mrs. Miller
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Frankie, the cat
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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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Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Marshall Clarke: There's going to be more of them soon. I suggest we torch the place as soon as possible!
Uri Romanov: *You* suggest? *I* suggest you shut up!
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Featured in Svengoolie: Aberration (2001) See more »

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Dogs Are the Best People
Written by The Fauves
Performed by The Fauves
Courtesy of Polydor Records
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Highly entertaining little monster flick.
26 October 2004 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Aberration" is often trashed by horror fans,but this film is certainly well-made and fairly entertaining.Pamela Gidley plays a vacationing young girl who comes back to the cabin of her childhood.Unfortunately she begins to hear strange noises throughout the house and her cat is killed.A wandering research scientist working the area meets up with her and they both fight with mutant geckos."Aberration" is clearly not as bad as it's reputed to be.There is a lot of action and plenty of gore,so I wasn't disappointed.The monsters are cheesy looking,but generally they are convincing enough.So if you enjoy watching low-budget horror films,give this one a look.7 out of 10.


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