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An unsuspecting woman is impregnated by aliens who are experimenting on the human population.

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There Are Some Things In The Universe That We Can't Understand


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Rated R for strong sexuality, nudity and some horror violence/gore | See all certifications »
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Actress Jillian McWhirter, who plays Sherry, said in interview how the scene where she gets raped by giant alien monster was shot but then due to some problems it had to be re-shot two different times. This is why the scene is so short in the movie. Originally the scene was meant to be longer, the alien monster was gonna try and calm Sherry down by fondling her nude body with its tentacles while holding her (just like other aliens did in earlier scenes), and part where it rapes her was also gonna be longer and more graphic. Three still photos showing McWhirter filming the original version of the scene in different location than it happens in the movie and while covered with slime on top of giant alien monster puppet that was used in the scene did appear in Femme Fatales article about her. See more »

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[About his wife's abduction by aliens]
Dr. Craig Burton: Why would they do this?
Dr. Bert Clavell: I don't know. Who can know? What do you figure animals think about when we experiment on them?
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Harman, Camille James was interviewed as herself for the Bonus Material on the DVD because she experienced the so-called "alien abduction" phenomenon herself. See more »

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Not exactly great ..... but still intriguing ........
8 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

With fine actors Brad Dourif, Lindsay Crouse, and Wilford Brimley, supporting Arnold Vosloo and Jillian McWhirter, "Progeny" is on the right track. Vosloo is convinced, during a missing two hours of his life, his wife was impregnated by aliens. The film builds suspense with the conflict of is she or isn't she carrying an alien baby? Brad Dourif, in a restrained performance as the abduction expert, carries the second half of the film. Despite the usual probes, tentacles, and implants, "Progeny" is saved by above average acting, which to a certain extent overcomes a muddled storyline......................... MERK


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