The Suckling (1990)

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A woman goes to a back alley abortion clinic, only to have her aborted fetus attack her, her boyfriend, and everyone else at the clinic.



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The Suckling


A woman goes to a back alley abortion clinic, only to have her aborted fetus attack her, her boyfriend, and everyone else at the clinic.

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Release Date:

12 February 1992 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

A Semente da Maldição  »

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really funny and bloody story
20 August 2001 | by (argentina) – See all my reviews

Sometimes, fun and blood go together. THE SUCKLING is under that rule. The plot is, of course, of clase B-films and so the FX and the actors. But the result is really funny: a little creature takes a house and its inhabitants and moves misteriously around it. The final scene is one of the more bizarre shots I have ever seen.

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