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


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Writers (WGA):
Stuart Gordon (story) and
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30 March 1999 (USA) See more »
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Directed by
Brian Yuzna 
Writing credits
Stuart Gordon (story) and
Aubrey Solomon (story)

Aubrey Solomon (screenplay)

Produced by
Charles M. Fries .... executive producer
Stuart Gordon .... executive producer
Emmanuel Itier .... consulting producer
Tim Moore .... line producer
Jack F. Murphy .... producer
Henry Seggerman .... producer
Aubrey Solomon .... co-producer
Original Music by
Steve Morrell  (as Steven Morrell)
Cinematography by
James Hawkinson 
Film Editing by
Harry B. Miller III 
Christopher Roth 
Production Design by
Anton Tremblay  (as Anthony Tremblay)
Art Direction by
Jeannie M. Lomma 
Set Decoration by
Cindy E. Downes 
Costume Design by
Warden Neil 
Makeup Department
Greg Betters .... crew: makeup fx and dream creature
Anthony C. Ferrante .... special makeup effects supervisor
Shauna Giesbrecht .... key makeup artist
Roy Knyrim .... special makeup effects & dream creature
Stella Knyrim .... crew: makeup fx and dream creature
J.M. Logan .... special makeup effects artist: reshoots
Jerry Macaluso .... special makeup effects & dream creature
Conor McCullagh .... crew: makeup fx and dream creature (as Connor McCullagh)
Bart Mixon .... special makeup effects artist
Denise Rossouw .... hair designer
Francesco Trulla .... assistant hair stylist
Francesco Trulla .... assistant makeup artist
Mark Villalobos .... crew: makeup fx and dream creature
Hiroshi Yada .... creature fabricator: puppeteer: S.M.G effect
Production Management
Charley Cabrera .... production manager
Tim Moore .... production manager
Christopher Roth .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Craig Conolly .... first assistant director
Laura Hoffman .... second assistant director
Melanne Neat .... second second assistant director
David C. Romano .... first assistant director: second unit
Calvin Starnes .... second assistant director
Caroline Stephenson .... second assistant director
Art Department
David Aaron .... property master
Danny Bartholomew .... scenic
Gabriel Chrislock .... set dresser
D.H. Covey .... conceptual designs
D.H. Covey .... storyboard artist
Keith A. Cuba .... set dresser
Daniel Goldsmith .... set dresser
Tony Kellow .... carpenter
Paul Mosca .... set painter
Peter Seibold .... set dresser
Todd Szabo .... carpenter
Curt B. Walheim .... set dresser
Monica Wynveldt .... assistant property master
Sound Department
Dickran Bezirgenian .... adr mixer
Smith Craig .... dialogue re-recording mixer
Eric Enroth .... sound mixer
Emily Gaydos .... dialogue editor
Michael Kreple .... adr editor
Michael Kreple .... adr mixer
Michael Kreple .... adr supervisor
Greg Lauden .... foley artist
Lionel Luna .... boom operator
Greg Mauer .... foley editor
Greg Mauer .... foley mixer
Paul N.J. Ottosson .... sound effects editor
Andy Potvin .... consultant: Dolby surround
Susan Pusateri .... foley artist (as Sue Pusateri)
Paul Ratajczak .... re-recording mixer
Paul Ratajczak .... sound supervisor
Jonathan Wales .... re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Dale Brady .... crew: dark alien conceptual
Tony Buffa .... lab technician
Jeanna Crawford .... crew: dark alien conceptual
Ray Wayne Douglas II .... lab technician
Earl Ellis .... sherry birthing creature fx
Matt Falletta .... lab technician
Matt Falletta .... puppeteer, alien fabrication: SMG Inc.
Anthony C. Ferrante .... effects director: second unit
Eric Fox .... lab technician
Jeff Frymer .... mechanics
Screaming Mad George .... aliens and alien baby puppets
Screaming Mad George .... designer
Screaming Mad George .... sculptor
Ralis Kahn .... key technician
Ralis Kahn .... special effects
Julian Ledger .... sculptor
J.M. Logan .... key technician
Patrick Magee .... creature crew
Patrick Magee .... lab technician
Bart Mixon .... sherry birthing creature fx
Gregory Ramoundos .... mechanics
Brad Sykes .... special effects assistant
Rich Vanover .... mechanics
Ken Walker .... mechanics
Hiroshi Yada .... lab technician
Visual Effects by
Cosmas Paul Bolger Jr. .... scanning and recording
Dale Brady .... miniature effects creator
Annie Chang .... Flame artist
Art Durinski .... CG supervisor
James Hunter .... miniature effects creator
Ricardo Jabardo .... computer artist
Marcus Keys .... visual effects supervisor
George Lockwood .... optical effects
Pat O'Neill .... optical effects
Elliot Worman .... computer artist
Elliot Worman .... lead modeler/animator
Camera and Electrical Department
Marshall Adams .... gaffer
Jürgen Baum .... director of photography: second unit
Peter Berglund .... first assistant camera
Todd Campbell .... grip
Jeff Davidson .... camera loader
Lani Eblen .... camera loader
Jack Gould .... still photographer
Owen Hablutzel .... grip
Adam Harrison .... lighting technician
Gary Hatfield .... director of photography: second unit
Andre Karidis .... grip
R. Derek Keener .... gaffer: second unit
Michael Dean Kiesling .... key grip
Baqi Kopelman .... director of photography: second unit
Michael Murphy .... best boy: second unit
Steve Owen .... key grip: second unit
Tony Patterson .... video playback operator
Peter Pearce .... gaffer: second unit
Gregory Peters .... still photographer
Andre Ramirez .... grip
Lewis Sadler .... grip
Aaron Iggy Scarpitti .... gaffer: second unit
Bruce Sharp .... electrician
Lawrence Sher .... director of photography: second unit
Josh Sinkoski .... electrician
William Skinner .... electrician
William Skinner .... unit gaffer
Andrew Smith .... best boy
John Smith .... gaffer: second unit
Mark Smith .... dolly grip
Peter Smith .... electrician
Peter M. Smith .... lighting technician
James Sprattley .... first assistant camera
Russell Steen .... gaffer: second unit
Matt Stenerson .... second assistant camera
Mark Strasburg .... first assistant camera: second unit
John R. Sutton .... best boy grip
Jason Wawro .... first assistant camera: second unit
Kevin Williams .... electrician
Casting Department
David Anthony .... extras casting
Joseph Hicks .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tony Perri .... costume assistant
Tony Perri .... wardrobe supervisor
Emmy Taylor .... wardrobe intern
Editorial Department
Douglas Crise .... additional assistant editor
Christopher Regan .... color timer
Elvio Sordoni .... assistant editor
Location Management
Kai Ephron .... location assistant
Robert Medema .... location scout: pre-production
Music Department
Jerry Gilbert .... music editor
Transportation Department
George Gauvreau .... driver: honeywagon
Geno Hart .... transportation coordinator
Gene Hubert .... transportation captain
Robert M. Kratz .... driver: camera truck
Adam Pinkstaff .... transportation co-captain
Leo Stefanos .... transportation office manager
David Watterson .... shotmaker driver
Other crew
Mark Allan .... main and end titles
Megan L. Bassin .... craft service
Lenny Douglas .... cyberlight programmer
Jerry Gilbert .... project manager
Kenelm Jenour .... director of publicity
Delphine Lafont .... set production assistant
Meredith Marshall .... set production assistant
Stephanie Mason .... craft service
Lyn Matsuda Norton .... script supervisor (as Lyn Matsuda)
Jan Wilson Morris .... assistant: Tim Moore
Leigh Paonessa .... key set production assistant
Marilyn Penn-Lindley .... production accountant (as Marilyn Penn)
Kim Percival .... production coordinator
Michael Percival .... production assistant
Susan Ripaldi .... medical consultant
Amanda Roberts .... production secretary
Michael Slee .... betacam operator
Tony Swatton .... armorer
Christopher L. Stone .... special thanks

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Rated R for strong sexuality, nudity and some horror violence/gore
98 min | Argentina:99 min
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Did You Know?

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 »
[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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8 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Very good psychological horror film, 31 March 1999
Author: Tom-275 from Norfolk, VA

This movie will undoubtably not go over well with some, because most of the horror is mental. But it does have a little something for almost everyone, including a couple of really cool abduction scenes with aliens. The film makes extensive use of alien abduction mythology, while also showing a bit more intelligence about some facets of abduction myths than you would expect out of a movie. Jillian McWhirter is excellent in what had to have been a grueling performance.

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