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Director:
Writer:
Larry Blamire (written by)
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From the company that brought you "Zombies of Mora Tau" and "Lawrence of Arabia." See more »
Plot:
A bad scientist and wife, a mad scientist and skeleton, two aliens and their escaped pet are all searching for the elusive element "atmospherium". Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
brilliant See more (115 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Larry Blamire 
 
Writing credits
Larry Blamire (written by)

Produced by
Lars Perkins .... executive producer
F. Miguel Valenti .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Kevin F. Jones  (as Kevin Jones)
 
Film Editing by
Bill Bryn Russell 
 
Makeup Department
Claire Doyle .... makeup artist (as Claire Nach)
Amanda Sears .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Darrin Reed .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Julian Forbes .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Cory Blamire .... propmaster
Larry Blamire .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Frederick Critchlow .... sound
Bill Bryn Russell .... sound designer
Bill Bryn Russell .... sound editor
Bill Bryn Russell .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dan Dhein .... key grip
 
Animation Department
Bill Bryn Russell .... animator: title animation
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Emily Rapley .... alien costume constructor
 
Editorial Department
Christopher Gray .... post-production: studio
 
Music Department
Ralph Carmichael .... composer: stock music (as Rico Calle)
George S. Chase .... composer: stock music (as Michael Reynolds)
George S. Chase .... composer: stock music
Richard DuPage .... composer: stock music (as Dick DuPage)
Nicholas Flagello .... composer: stock music
Roger-Roger .... composer: stock music
Frances Trocaine .... composer: stock music
 
Other crew
Cory Blamire .... skeletal manipulation crew
Larry Blamire .... title designer: main titles
Dan Conroy .... spaceship constructor (as Joey Saccadonuts)
Dave Giannovario .... production assistant
Llywelyn Jones .... production assistant
Cortney Skinner .... design and construction: Transmutatron
Laurie Trotta .... public relations
 

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Rated PG for brief mild language
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90 min
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Black and White | Color (production logos)
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Canada:PG (Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Singapore:PG | UK:PG | USA:PG
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Trivia:
The "atmosphereum detector" that Dr. Armstrong uses is actually an analog multimeter made by The Precision Apparatus Company (Glendale, Long Island, NY).See more »
Goofs:
Incorrectly regarded as goofs: 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 »
Quotes:
Kro-Bar:Aliens? Us? Is this one of your Earth jokes?See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Obey the Lost Skeleton! (2004) (V)See more »

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40 out of 53 people found the following review useful.
brilliant, 22 December 2004
Author: Charles Herold (cherold) from United States

Dead-on spoof of bad b movies is just done so perfectly. Close ups are too close, edits are too slow, minor points are hammered home. It's as though the director has seen every bad movie every made and crammed them all into this one movie. He doesn't go for cheap laughs like technical screwups, it's actually the equivalent of a relatively well made grade z horror movie. It plays it all straight, although the movie will occasionally go ahead and throw in a laugh that's a little too smart for this type of movie.

This movie isn't any funnier than a true bad movie like Plan 9 from Outer Space, but it is more consistently funny. Real bad movies generally have some scenes so badly done that they are hysterical but also scenes that are just mediocre and tedious, but Skeleton keeps that so-awful-it's-wonderful feel throughout.

The director has proved he can create a very smart bad movie. I'll be curious to see what happens when he tries to create a good movie. 7/10

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