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The Quatermass Experiment (2005)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  2 April 2005 (UK)
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A contemporary adaptation of Nigel Kneale's seminal 1953 science fiction serial.

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A contemporary adaptation of Nigel Kneale's seminal 1953 science fiction serial.

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This production was originally broadcast only three weeks before the death of Sir John Mills, who had played Professor Bernard Quatermass in the ITV serial Quatermass (1979). His death leaves Jason Flemyng as the only one of the seven actors to have played the character who is still alive. See more »

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As Quatermass and Lomax are walking along the corridor towards the press conference there are three shadows on the wall. See more »

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Referenced in Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead (2009) See more »

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Bad acting makes this vastly inferior to the original
16 February 2009 | by (Perth., Western Australia) – See all my reviews

The original TV series and movie were ground breaking in Sscience fiction. Why BBC remade this as a 90 minute film , is a mystery. The story line, sets and especially the acting were all atrocious. Good actors appeared to be embarrassed in their attempt to utter their lines from an appalling script. The BBC should be censured for this nonsense and I doubt Nigel Kneale, the original author (mentioned as a consultant) had anything to do with this travesty. I could go on using all the derogatory adjectives in the English language but who really cares, but I have to to make this submission the required length. I sincerely hope they do not attempt a remake Quatermass and the Pit. probably one of the best ever science fiction series.


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