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The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  September 2001 (USA)
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A bad scientist and wife, a mad scientist and skeleton, two aliens and their escaped pet are all searching for the elusive element "atmospherium".

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A dedicated scientist, aided by his clueless wife, rolls up his shirt sleeves and tries to save the world from a radioactive monster, curious space aliens, an evil scientist and a crabby skeleton in this send-up of the best of the B movies of the 1950's. Written by Laurie Trotta

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This was the day the Earth was disemboweled in terror! See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated PG for brief mild language | See all certifications »

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September 2001 (USA)  »

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Cadavra elveszett csontváza  »

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$40,000 (estimated)

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$10,425 (USA) (6 February 2004)

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$110,536 (USA) (9 April 2004)
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To mimic the classic B&W look, they filmed in color using a miniDV camera and stripped the color in postproduction. See more »

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Most errors in continuity and acting are purposeful and are part of the gag in recreating the '50s B movie experience. For example during the cabin sequence, Dr. Fleming's jacket disappears between shots immediately after Ranger Brad arrives, Animala suddenly sprouting furry gloves without explanation during the last half of her appearance in the film, the visible wires on the Skeleton, and the shoes of the actor portraying the mutant during some of the walking scenes. See more »

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Skeleton: There is a radioactive element known as Atmospherium. You must find this and bring it to me.
Dr. Roger Fleming: I-I will. I'll find Atmospherium, and bring it to you!
Skeleton: That's what I just suggested. When I am brought back to life, together you and I will rule the world, together.
Dr. Roger Fleming: But-but how? How will I find it?
Skeleton: That is for you to know; that's not my problem. I sleep now.
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"I Sleep Now"
31 October 2004 | by (Antioch, CA) – See all my reviews

Lost Skeleton of Cadavra manages to make fun of and pay homage to those classic 50-60's horror movies. All the characters are great and each have there own line that will last a life time. I know there are a few lines I will use all the time. "I am a scientist, I don't believe in anything". My favorite character was the aliens, so over exaggerated and just great. I don't want to give too much away since this movie is just a classic. The Skeleton is great too since its such a smart ass. Animala and ranger Brad are funny too. All the characters are just so well done, getting the painfully dull expressions and almost nervous laughter. The movie is mostly genius. It acceded my expectations and more. Just go see it, you wont regret it.

I sleep now


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