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Teenage Caveman -- Teens encounter people, who, after being used as guinea pigs for the experimental testing of a virus can live forever in a post apocalyptic world.


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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Andrew Keegan ... David

Tara Subkoff ... Sarah

Richard Hillman ... Neil

Tiffany Limos ... Judith
Stephen Jasso ... Vincent
Crystal Celeste Grant ... Elizabeth (as Crystal Grant)
Shan Elliot ... Joshua

Hayley Keenan ... Heather

Paul Hipp ... Shaman

David Stifel ... Tribal Leader
Rob Hill ... Caveman Guard
David Monzingo ... Puppeteer (as Dave Monzingo)
Joe Reader ... Puppeteer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Larry Clark ... Nathaniel (uncredited)

Jeffrey Pritz ... Hunter (uncredited)

Directed by
Larry Clark 
Writing credits
Christos N. Gage (written by)

Produced by
Lou Arkoff .... producer
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... executive producer
Dan J. Birnbaum .... associate producer
Daniel T. Cahn .... associate producer (as Daniel Cahn)
Colleen Camp .... producer
Steve Ecclesine .... line producer
Buddy Epstein .... executive producer
Christos N. Gage .... associate producer
Brian J. Gilbert .... co-producer
David S. Greathouse .... co-producer
Shane Mahan .... co-producer
Robyn Rosenfeld .... executive producer
Scott Shapiro .... associate producer
Stan Winston .... producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Zoë Poledouris  (as Zoe Poledouris)
Cinematography by
Steve Gainer 
Film Editing by
Daniel T. Cahn  (as Daniel Cahn)
Production Design by
Jerry Fleming 
Art Direction by
Peter Borck 
Set Decoration by
Betty Berberian 
Costume Design by
Julia Schklair 
Makeup Department
Barbara Cantu .... hair department head
Stephanie Coffey .... additional makeup artist
Myke Michaels .... makeup department head
Lori Sanders .... key hair stylist
Richard Wetzel .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Ted Bell .... post-production supervisor
Marsha L. Swinton .... production supervisor
Robert E. Warner .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dirk Craft .... first assistant director (as Dirk Wallace Craft)
Jessica W. Leung .... second assistant director
Elenie Mansalis .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Denise Anderson .... assistant property master
Mark Anderson .... property master
Devin Berkhousen .... propmaker
John Bucklin .... propmaker (as John E. Bucklin)
Patrick Butcher .... propmaker
Orion V. Cox .... set dresser (as Orion Cox)
Lance DeSpain .... head scenic painter
Bill Elliott .... propmaker
Terry Hargis .... lead man
Rebecca T. Haze .... painter
Guy Herman .... propmaker (as Guy A. Herman)
Julia Jecker .... painter
Roy R. Koerbel .... propmaker (as Roy Koerbel)
Chad LaClair .... art department intern
Bill Luckey .... propmaker (as William R. Luckey)
Lisa Robinson .... on-set dresser
Christopher Schultz .... property assistant
Jason Silber .... laborer
Dave Smyth .... propmaker
Glenn Springfield .... construction foreman
Wayne Springfield .... construction coordinator
Kara Stanford .... art department coordinator
Richard Stockmon .... set dresser
Patrick Tonioli .... painter
Marisa Vargo .... painter
Carla Weber .... shopper
Christina Ann Wilson .... assistant art director (as Christy Wilson)
Chris Wright .... set dresser
Sound Department
Kami Asgar .... supervising sound effects editor
Denise Brady .... dialogue editor
Brad Brock .... foley mixer
John Carlson .... sound effects editor
Alan Decker .... sound re-recording mixer
Jiah Gim .... sound assistant
Devin Golub .... sound utility
John Garret Gorman .... sound recordist (as John G. Gorman)
Vincent Guisetti .... foley walker
Bess Hopper .... foley walker (as Bess Harper)
Takako Ishikawa .... sound effects editor
Devin Joseph .... dialogue editor
Amy Kane .... foley walker
Mark Larry .... sound effects editor
Michael Lyle .... foley walker
George E. Marshall Jr. .... boom operator (as George Marshall Jr.)
Sean McCormack .... sound recordist
Joe Michalski .... boom operator
Sterling Moore .... sound mixer
Robert Nichols II .... sound recordist (as Robert 'Bubba' Nichols)
Erin Oakley .... dialogue editor
Tim Philben .... sound re-recording mixer
Kyle Rochlin .... foley mixer
Carmine Rubino .... foley mixer
Mary Ruth Smith .... dialogue editor (as Mary Smith)
Rich Tavtigian .... adr supervisor (as Richard V. Tavtigian)
Tim Tuchrello .... sound assistant
Special Effects by
Richard Alonzo .... key artist (as Richie Alonzo)
Joe Andreas .... special effects (as Joseph Andreas)
David Beneke .... key artist (as Dave Beneke)
Ken Culver .... key mold maker
Jeff Edwards .... key mechanical
Greg Figiel .... conceptual art designer
David Gallion .... special effects foreman
Richard Haugen .... key mechanical (as Rich Haugen)
Matt Heimlich .... key mechanical
Hiroshi Katagiri .... key artist
Denise Leibee .... key hair stylist (as Denise Leibee-Baer)
Shane Mahan .... conceptual art designer (as Shane P. Mahan)
Shane Mahan .... special effects supervisor (as Shane P. Mahan)
Keith Marbory .... key mold maker
Tony McCray .... key mold maker
Mark 'Crash' McCreery .... conceptual art designer
Paul Mejias .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
David Monzingo .... key artist
Sandro Moro .... special effects
Michael Ornelaz .... key hair stylist
Justin Raleigh .... key artist
Joe Reader .... key artist
Christopher Swift .... conceptual art designer
Christopher Towle .... key mold maker (as Chris Towie)
Annabelle Troukens .... assistant: Stan Winston
Arjen Tuiten .... key artist
Jor Van Kline .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Oliver Arnold .... 3D supervisor
Eric Heavens .... digital compositing supervisor
Dan Schmit .... visual effects supervisor
Jeffrey Pritz .... computer consultant (uncredited)
Jeffrey Pritz .... computer visual effects (uncredited)
Thomas M. Ficke .... stunt coordinator (as Tom Ficke)
Camera and Electrical Department
John Barr .... electrician
Billy Beaird .... camera operator: "b" camera
J.D. Bishop .... assistant chief lighting technician
David Clayton .... grip
Bobby Hayes .... grip (as Bobby Dean Hayes)
Lyle Heffner .... grip
Paul Janossy .... first assistant camera
Tino Jimenez .... electrician
Nate Johnson .... electrician (as Nathan Johnson)
Mary Kasparian .... camera loader
Toby LeCheminant .... electrician (as Toby LeChemfante)
Brett Lood .... grip
Brian Lowe .... electrician
W. Ted Mayer .... grip (as Teddy Mayer)
Donovan Milcoch .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Donovan Micoch)
Jeff Noble .... grip
Katie Santore .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
C. Shipley .... best boy grip (as Shipley)
Carter Smith .... second assistant camera
John Sprague .... chief lighting technician
Scott Sprague .... electrician
Christian Franz Staab .... dolly grip (as Christian F. Staab)
Brian Sweeney .... camera operator: "a" camera
Bruce Swift .... key grip
Ron Veto .... Steadicam operator
Ross Warren .... electrician
Eric West .... electrician
Chuck Zlotnick .... still photographer
Casting Department
Liz Dean .... casting assistant
Barbara Harris .... voice casting
Sheila Jaffe .... casting: New York
Ed Mitchell .... casting: Los Angeles
Bruce H. Newberg .... casting: Los Angeles
Tom Thacker .... extras casting
Georgianne Walken .... casting: New York
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Daniela Kurrle .... seamstress
Mandi Line .... assistant costume designer
Jill Lucas .... set costumer
Susanna Sandke .... costume supervisor
Hayley Stuppel .... set costumer
Christina DeMasi .... costume intern (uncredited)
Daniela Kurrle .... costumer (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Kirk Diedrich .... post-production assistant
Jonny Jenks .... assistant editor
Thomas Knickerbocker .... mastering colorist (as Tom Knickerbocker)
Chad Mochrie .... assistant editor (as Chad Owen Mochrie)
Pharaba Hacker-Witt .... post-production assistant (uncredited)
Music Department
Dino A. Moriana .... music editor (as Dino Moriana)
Basil Poledouris .... score mixer
Angel Roché Jr. .... composer: additional music
Greg Sill .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Tom Hallowell .... driver (as Tom Halowell)
John Jordan .... driver
Michael McDuffee .... transportation coordinator (as Mike McDuffee)
Chris Mendoza .... transportation captain
Louis Mendoza .... driver
Benjamin Rivera .... driver (as Bennie Rivera)
Other crew
Jennifer Bendror .... assistant: Mr. Clark
Charles Canzoneri .... key production assistant
Mike Cook .... chef
Mario Garcia .... assistant: Mr. S. Arkoff
Heather Heath .... payroll accountant
Rob Hill .... production assistant
Stephen Jensen .... assistant: Mr. Epstein
Samantha C. Kirkeby .... script supervisor (as Samantha Clair Kirkeby)
Jessica Littlefield .... office production assistant
Dina Livingston .... resident healer
Tony Love .... office production assistant
Jeffrey Pritz .... personal assistant: Lou Arkoff
Jeffrey Pritz .... product placement (as Jeffrey S. Pritz)
Mary L. Rand .... first assistant accountant
Nancy S. Rand .... second assistant accountant
Austin Rodriguez .... medic
Carlos Rodríguez .... assistant cook (as Carlos Rodriquez)
Leah Ross .... production coordinator
Lauren Swearingen .... assistant production coordinator
Francisco Trujillo .... assistant cook
Lynn M. van Kuilenburg .... location manager
Charles Weaver .... craft service (as Charles 'Bill' Weaver)
Melissa Engle .... production assistant (uncredited)
Andrew Harrison .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Jessica Littlefield .... assistant: Mr. Clark (uncredited)
Scott Pitman .... office production assistant (uncredited)
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... in loving memory
Vahe Berberian .... thanks
Marc J. Federman .... thanks: Near North Insurance (as Mark Federman)
John Hegeman .... thanks: Distant Corners
Robert Kranske .... thanks
Robert Leveen .... thanks: Film Finances
Richard McCune .... thanks: City National Bank
Erick Medina .... thanks: Near North Insurance
James H. Nicholson .... dedicated to the memory of
Eric Ortiz .... thanks: Studio 34
Steve Ransohoff .... thanks: Film Finances
Ethan Turpin .... thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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Rated R for strong sexuality, substance abuse, language, and violence - all involving teens
USA:90 min | USA:100 min
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Did You Know?

On the special features of the DVD there is a "Making of Teenage Caveman" and when they are talking about the make up for the genetic monsters, they are looking at a sketch of James Marsters as Spike on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997).See more »
Judith:How did the song go? Looking forward to a little "afternoon delight?"
Vincent:I want some delight!
Neil:They don't know what you're talking about, Judith. That's one good thing about the end of the world. No more easy listening.
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21 out of 34 people found the following review useful.
worst film ever made, 15 December 2001
Author: cryinghyena

Where to begin? This headliner at the Fecal Film Festival is without a doubt the worst thing I have ever seen. Entirely without any redeeming value whatsoever, not even camp value mind you... this film lacks any substantive plot or story line that is discernable, nor comprehendable dialogue, nor even interest as a soft core porno.

Larry Clark's disturbing debut 'Kids' was controversial for it's depiction of homeless children doing drugs and having sex on the streets of New York. Well, after seeing Teenage Caveman you begin to realize that that subject matter is a favorite of Clark's and he is less gritty filmmaker than closet pedophile.

The film even looks bad... not even visually interesting, this film was an hour and a half of my life STOLEN from me. I don't know what the budget of this cinematic excrement was, but if it was more than $500, the production designer should be arrested for theft. The film appears to be shot entirely inside a closet, with the exception of two or three minutes of exteriors with the appearance that they were filmed in vacant lots and the homeless people who live there were displaced until filming was complete.

I LIKE BAD MOVIES... Ed Wood films are very entertaining to me, because I can take enjoyment in what was going on behind the scenes and the real "camp" laughs. This film can't even boast that. It is BORING. Entirely forgettable... I had to write this review quickly before this 'piece de merde' slipped from my mind.

I think Clark was trying to make some kind of statement about the nature of organized religion, maybe about drug use, something about sexual discovery... but if anyone can figure out what the hell the message was... post it because it was way too subtle for me to pick up on.

About the sex... like everything in else in this Ishtar-wanna-be, it was bad. Clark picked "actors" who were not only unable to deliver any dialogue, but who were just plain unattractive. People who I can't imagine anyone wanting to see naked, even after twenty beers. Particularly of note as being an exceptionally bad actress is the Asian girl who set new records for a lack of screen presence. Even the sexually explicit dialogue she delivers is done so poorly that it would make the most sexually repressed pre-teenage boy yawn. (The only dialogue that I can remember now involves a young boy learning to read from Penthouse forum, and stumbling over "reaming out my wife's bunghole.") I hope whoever wrote the script is proud. I'm embarrassed for repeating it.

In fact... everyone involved with this drek should be ashamed. A film school excercise should be to take the footage from this steaming peanut loaf and put together anything that makes sense. Anyone who succeeds should get a masters.

Perhaps the sci-fi geeks who "must" see anything with a special effect in it may want to sit through this Clockwork-Orange-torture-film, but even the effects are bad. If viewed for it's technical merits, the Computer Generated effects appear to have been done on someone's laptop while riding aboard a shaky bus. The makeup on the bad-guy creature is laughably bad, but not enough so to be entertaining.

Take my advice and steer clear of 'Teenage Caveman.' As a parent, I would rather have my son or daughter watch a snuff film... at least they might learn something from it. THIS IS THE FIRST FILM I HAVE EVER SEEN TO HAVE NO REDEEMING VALUE WHATSOEVER.

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