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The Henderson Monster (1980)

A famous scientist, while performing experiments involving DNA, accidentally creates a monster.

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... Pete Casimir
... President Doby
... Dr. Louise Casimir
... Dr. Tom Henderson
... Prof. Leo Tedeschi
... Dr. Martin Grossman
... Mayor Frank Bellona
Peter Evans ... Harold
... Dr. Lewis Halloran
Mark Hulcher ... Boy
Andrew Early ... Youth
Glenn E. Crane ... Professor
... Woman
David Kilgore ... Nelson Chase
Cherie Scheer ... Lolliopop girl #1
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A famous scientist, while performing experiments involving DNA, accidentally creates a monster.

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27 May 1980 (USA)  »

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Truly Awful.
15 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

One of the worst made for TV movies of the pre-cable TV era. Hyped as a "what-if" movie about the dangers of genetic engineering, the movie consists of nothing but a bunch of hystrionic individuals talking about what COULD happen after a scientist accidently dumps a bad strain of E. Coli down the sink. The problem with the movie is that NOTHING ACTUALLY HAPPENS, it's just a film with a bunch of people talking about worst case scenarios.

In a way the movie could be a good metaphor for much of the scare-hype of many whack-cases today, all talk, no reality, but I think it's better just to write this movie off as a bad idea that never should have gone beyond being a script on someone's desk.


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