On Disc

at Amazon

A baby born to a human couple turns out to be a mutant monster with an appetite to kill when scared.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

It's Alive (1974)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The Davies expect a baby, which turns out to be a monster with a nasty habit of killing when it's scared. And it's easily scared.

Director: Larry Cohen
Stars: John P. Ryan, Sharon Farrell, Andrew Duggan
Bad Moon (1996)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family. But when it looks as if he is losing his battle, and ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Red
Stars: Mariel Hemingway, Michael Paré, Mason Gamble
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

The mutant babies have been placed by court order on a deserted island. Appalled by the cycnicism and exploitation of the children by the legal system and the media, the man responsible for... See full summary »

Director: Larry Cohen
Stars: Michael Moriarty, Karen Black, Laurene Landon
Carnosaur 2 (1995)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

A team of scientists go to a nuclear mining facility to investigate a possible meltdown and instead find a large amount of cloned dinosaurs.

Director: Louis Morneau
Stars: John Savage, Cliff De Young, Don Stroud
Carnosaur (1993)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A genetically manipulated and very hungry dinosaur escapes from a bioengineering company and reeks havoc on the local desert town.

Directors: Adam Simon, Darren Moloney
Stars: Diane Ladd, Raphael Sbarge, Jennifer Runyon
Perfect Life (2010)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

About college students that experience horrifying visions from the past while undergoing a fraternity initiation.

Director: Josef Rusnak
Stars: Jesse Bradford, Sienna Guillory, Scot Williams
Piranha (1978)
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.

Director: Joe Dante
Stars: Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies-Urich, Kevin McCarthy
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

An epidemic of mutant monster babies sweeps America.

Director: Larry Cohen
Stars: Frederic Forrest, Kathleen Lloyd, John P. Ryan
Wrong Side of Town (Video 2010)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

In order to save his kidnapped daughter, an ex-Marine is forced to take on a gang of killers when an accident leaves the brother of a malicious criminal dead.

Director: David DeFalco
Stars: Rob Van Dam, Dave Bautista, Lara Grice
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

The comatose Ricky Caldwell reawakens and begins to stalk a young, blind woman, with whom he shares a psychic connection.

Director: Monte Hellman
Stars: Samantha Scully, Bill Moseley, Richard C. Adams
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

A giant alligator runs riot in a small town with a lake connected to a sewer/drainage system. Typical plot; nobody believes the sightings until lots of people have been killed.

Director: Jon Hess
Stars: Joseph Bologna, Dee Wallace, Richard Lynch
Small Lights (2010)
Drama | Music | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Director: Josef Rusnak
Stars: Franka Potente, David Brezman, Pasquale Cassalia
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
Marnie
Oliver Coopersmith ...
Mike
...
Adam (as Ioan Karamfilov)
Jack Ellis ...
...
Nicole
...
Perry
...
Marianne Stanicheva ...
Nurse #1 (as Mariana Stanisheva)
Alexis Bergemann ...
...
Wrinkled Nurse
Gergana Bouzukova ...
Thin Nurse (as Gergana Bozukova)
Edit

Storyline

Pregnant college student Lenore Harker leaves college before the end of the semester to move to an isolated house with her boyfriend Frank. When Lenore is ready to deliver the baby, they drive to the hospital. In the surgery room, the two doctors and the two nurses are found slaughtered and Lenore and the baby are found covered of blood. When Lenore is released, the family returns to Frank's house. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

baby | nurse | mutant | monster | pregnancy | See All (22) »

Taglines:

A baby's thoughts aren't always innocent. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence including bloody images, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 April 2009 (United Arab Emirates)  »

Also Known As:

¡Está Vivo!  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Larry Cohen, writer and director of the original It's Alive (1974), has said of the 2008 remake "I would advise anybody who likes my film to cross the street and avoid seeing the new enchilada." See more »

Goofs

Cops need a warrant to search a house, and to get a warrant they need probable cause, so the female cop asking Sgt. Perkins if she needed to call for backup, before they knew if anyone was home and before they heard any yelling, makes no sense. See more »

Connections

Features Sisters (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Straight To You
Written by Kane McGee, Matthew Szlachetka, and Melissa Elena Reiner
Performed by Northstar Session
Published by Kane McGee(BMI)/No Middle Name Publishing(ASCAP)/Aurora Finn(ASCAP)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Tedious and lifeless update of Larry Cohen's "It's Alive".
8 March 2010 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

In this tedious and lifeless remake of Larry Cohen's 1974 campy horror classic pregnant Lenore delivers the baby.During the birth all the doctors and nurses in the operating room are viciously killed by the baby.It seems that her child is thirsty for human and animal blood.This "It's Alive" remake is downright silly and absurd.The film fails to generate even the smallest amount of tension.The killings are mediocre and the CGI effects are cheesy and unconvincing.However I enjoyed the performance of Bijou Philips,because her character has just enough depth to convey at least some of the conflicting emotions between a protective mother and someone frightened for their life.4 out of 10.Watch "Grace" or "Baby Blues" instead.


9 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
It exceeded my expectations. LinkGoku
Where can I see pictures of the baby? zbeforefly
Bad @$$ movie!!! evagibbs
Can't wait to see this! kjmdb
Bad...real bad. Would seeing the baby at all made it better? bahamadya
This movie should be rated G panthera450
Discuss It's Alive (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?