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Host (1998)

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If you were a brilliant young scientist diagnosed with only months to live, what choices would you make? To have faith that you were taken early for a reason and go quietly, or to use ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dr. Joe Messenger
Tom Inman
Adam Spring
Juliet Spring (as Bridgette Wilson)
Tom Nibley ...
Charles Grueber ...
David Jensen ...
Cynthia Garris ...
Judge Dairymple
Mary Bishop ...
Mary Alice


If you were a brilliant young scientist diagnosed with only months to live, what choices would you make? To have faith that you were taken early for a reason and go quietly, or to use cryogenics to hope you could be cured someday in the future, or to download your consciousness into computer memory where you could still continue to interact with tho ones you love? Written by oakwood99

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Virtual Obsession  »

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Karen Messenger: What's the matter Joe, huh? You couldn't stand life without a little help from your little Juliette? How many of our neighbors keep their girlfriend's heads in their freezers, Joe? How many... do you think?
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References 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

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The worst movie ever
3 June 2003 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

This is probably the worst movie I've ever seen. It's so predictable and you know from the first time you see Juliet what's going to happen. Besides Joe's actions in the movie are so stupid that they could never have happened in real life. Not even the ending could save this movie. Plus it is so long!!!! it's really bad.

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