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Alien Opponent (2010)

 -  Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  5 August 2011 (USA)
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The owner of a small-town junkyard offers a cash reward to whomever can kill her uninvited, space-suited alien guest when its spacecraft crash-lands into her barn. Every wacko within 100 ... See full summary »

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The owner of a small-town junkyard offers a cash reward to whomever can kill her uninvited, space-suited alien guest when its spacecraft crash-lands into her barn. Every wacko within 100 miles turns out, and before long, the junkyard is transformed into a war zone of man vs. man vs. machine vs. alien vs. God only knows what. Written by Synthetic Cinema International

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Director and VFX artist Colin Theys previously created an effect similar to the crawling slugs in the short film Life, Death, Afterlife, Etc. (2007), on which he also served as VFX artist. The short featured a small chunk of brain that came to life and crawled around. They were created using a refined version of the same technique. See more »

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Just one word is needed to summarize this movie: LOL
3 June 2012 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

"Alien Opponent" is listed here on IMDb as Action / Sci-Fi. Why not comedy? Because there surely wasn't an ounce of seriousness to this movie. The absurdity of the storyline and the grotesqueness of the characters just added up to one big bowl of comedy soup.

This movie was actually so cheesy that it was fun to sit through. Don't expect a major impressive storyline, because it just isn't here. This movie is about an alien crash landing on Earth and soon the small community is on end to cash in on a $100.000 price to reclaim the dead body of someone killed by the alien. The junkyard soon becomes a battle-zone where man fights man, but also fights the alien and fights machines.

This movie seemed to be a hilarious spoof on the Sci-Fi genre, and the character's in the movie were so outrageous that it was just hard to take this as a serious movie. And it was actually fun to sit through and watch how the people were taking out one another in various ways and in various methods.

The movie has Jeremy London and Roddy Piper as the top-lining billed names on the posted. Nothing else need be said...

But if you like senseless mayhem, twisted characters, murder and killing with various tools and styles, like campy aliens and questionable dialogue, then "Alien Opponent" is definitely right up your alley.

One thing did strike me odd though, because the title displayed in the actual movie was "Alien Infiltration" and not "Alien Opponent" as here on IMDb.


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