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Cast

  (in credits order)
Scott Aaronson ... Coach

Brian Lloyd ... Matt

Sarah McGuire ... Tammy (as Sarah Ball)
Brianna Berman ... Voluptuous Nurse #2

Deanna Brooks ... Janine
Richard Burke ... Bo

Monique Cooper ... Sue

William Edwards Jr. ... Joey

Kevin Thomas Fee ... Brian
Leah Foster ... Gayle
Terri Lynn Harris ... Dr. Webber
Pearl Anne Lopez ... Voluptuous Nurse #1

Barry Ratcliffe ... Dr. Dixon (as Barry J. Ratcliffe)

Nicole Rayburn ... Krystal

Gerald Brodin ... Repairman (as Gerald Smith)
Gerald Smith ... Repairman

Eliza Swenson ... Sally
Martin Szumanski ... Huge Panther

Serria Tawan ... Laurie
Andrew Welsh ... Dr. Bradley

Tori White ... Cherie (as T. White)
Ruby Garson ... Child
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Laurence Braun ... Doctor #1

Bella Favela ... News Reporter
Natalie J. Horton ... Megan

Mike Kimmel ... Worker #1
April MacKay ... Worker #2
Sandee Marshall ... Possessed Candy Striper (as San'D Marshall)
R.J. McFarlane ... Security Guard #2
Don Plance ... Doctor #2
Stacy Plance ... Voluptuous Nurse

Scott Reed ... Referee

Cali T. Rossen ... Nurse (as Cali Ross)
Pete Sepenuk ... Radio DJ

Lane Smith Jr. ... Guy in Lobby (as Robby Smith)
Jim Sullivan ... EMS Rescue Worker #1
Pete Wooster ... EMS Rescue Worker #2
Tracy-Marie Briare ... Extra (uncredited)

Abra Chouinard ... Nurse (uncredited)
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Directed by
Kate Robbins 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jill Garson 
Kate Robbins 

Produced by
Ronald P. Bova .... executive producer
Cynthia Huffman .... associate producer
Ruby Lopez .... co-producer
Suzanne Lyons .... producer
Ron Nicynski .... executive producer
Scott Reed .... associate producer
Kate Robbins .... producer
Ron Singer .... line producer
David Anthony Smith .... executive producer
Natalia Smith .... executive producer
James Thorpe .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Patrick Brocca 
 
Cinematography by
Geoffrey Schaaf 
 
Film Editing by
Josh Muscatine 
 
Casting by
Cynthia Huffman 
 
Production Design by
Natasha Baumgardner 
Margaret M. Miles 
 
Art Direction by
Natasha Baumgardner 
Jessica Kroeber 
 
Costume Design by
Olivera Zemljak 
 
Makeup Department
Terry Akins .... hair department head
Maria Amezcua .... assistant makeup artist
Andrew Baier .... makeup department head
Tracy-Marie Briare .... hair intern
Gloria Conrad .... hair intern
Velia Gomez .... hair intern
Joy Shulman .... makeup artist
Judie Tallman .... assistant hair stylist
 
Production Management
Scott Reed .... post-production supervisor
Scott Reed .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dustin Grabiner .... second second assistant director
Paul Hart-Wilden .... first assistant director
Andrew Welsh .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Arek Bagboudarian .... set dresser
Adam Deyoe .... set dresser
David Flajnik .... set dresser
Kim Hogue .... property master
Bethany Joy .... set dresser
Scott Kelley .... property master
 
Sound Department
Corey Gailit .... boom operator
Chris Salamone .... boom operator
Bryce Shonka .... sound effects editor
Mondo Vila .... production sound mixer
Craig Wade .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Ron Karkoska .... special effects
Mark Villalobos .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
David Troy Smith .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Sam Sargent .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Buchakjian .... electrician
Henry Coccetti .... gaffer
Scott Donahue .... grip
Trish Herremans .... additional gaffer
Michael Jones .... grip
Chris Lenoir-Robbins .... still photographer
Jay Pope .... best boy
Chris Robbins .... still photographer
Andrew Robison .... key grip
Jacob Romero .... grip
Eddie Tucker .... electrician
Mira Velasco .... grip
Jeff Woolley .... first assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Penny Berman .... set costumer
Karen Mathieson .... seamstress
Sara Rostami .... set costumer
Talia Tsouros .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
Gregory Hobson .... additional editor
David Troy Smith .... colorist
James Lo .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
David G. George .... composer: additional music: song
 
Transportation Department
'Buffalo Bill' Freeman .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Liz Ables .... production assistant
Tiffany Boyle .... production assistant
Susan Buliavac .... additional script supervisor
Sofie Dejus .... production coordinator
Barbara Friedman .... script supervisor
Karen Klein .... production assistant
Abbey Lerman .... craft service
Matthew McArdle .... production assistant
R.J. McFarlane .... assistant to director
Richard McFarlane .... assistant to producer
Brian Novak .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Paulene Reed .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Species XXX" - Japan (English title) (DVD title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for horror violence and gore, sexuality and some language
Runtime:
89 min
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Continuity: The first time the teenagers are coming down the emergency stairs in the hospital, the brace on Matt's leg changes from his left to his right leg, and then subsequently changes back to his left leg again.See more »
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Referenced in Yes Man (2008)See more »

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10 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Nurse! I'll need some of that sweet sugary medicine!, 12 December 2007
Author: Coventry from the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls

You can derive a whole lot from a movie's title as well as from the image displayed on the DVD-cover. If you're going to complain about how terrible, amateurish and stupid THIS particular movie is, perhaps you should have thought about that before, for example when choosing to watch a movie that is called "Candy Stripers" and that cheerfully depicts three sexy nurses with half-rotten faces licking lollipops on the cover. Obviously this is a pretty insignificant and quite retarded B-movie, but it's undeniably entertaining and at least it respects the good old principle of the three B's. Blood, boobs and beast! There's enough blood & gore to fill a couple of buckets, boobs of the sexiest type of women (=nurses) and beast because the yummy girls are in fact malicious aliens. Slimy alien creatures invade a small American town's hospital. What exactly their purpose is or why specifically they chose this offbeat location is apparently of no importance whatsoever. They exclusively prefer to use the bodies of attractive young candy striper nurses as hosts (hey, who can blame them?), force them to feed on sugary treats and transform them into even hotter & sexier man-eaters. The girls then subsequently seduce the men in the hospital and unleash throbbing monster before the horny victims can unleash theirs. Among the endangered remaining humans trying to escape the hospital are a clique of teenage basketball players and their cheerleader girlfriends. Personally, I look at "Candy Stripers" as a cheesy and amusingly inept homage to silly B-movies of the 80's. The main characters are all stereotypes, the script is incoherent as can be, the candy stripers are purely cast on their looks and may elements in the story don't make the least bit of sense. The hospital, for example, had issues long before the aliens ever took over the place. The doctors were already sexist men that drink Schnapps during their shifts and the nursing staff has meetings about the outbreak of deadly viruses in the middle of the hall where patients and visitors can hear them. The teenage protagonists are all insufferable and you hope for them to die quick and painfully. Especially the main cheerleader is a true caricature. Nobody can be that vain and shallow! The concept of "Candy Stripes" has a lot in common with another recently released horror/comedy called "Decoys". Both films are recommended, albeit very forgettable.

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