A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled by alien pod clones.
A ship pulls into New York Harbor with no one on board. The police find a cargo full of green pulsating eggs. Upon contact, the eggs explode spreading a green acid like substance that seeps into the skin and explodes. It is later discovered that the eggs are being manufactured in South America by a one-eyed Martian that grew from a tiny seed a former astronaut brought back from a expedition to Mars.Written by
Writer/director Luigi Cozzi's first script for the film was titled "Alien Arrives on Earth," making no effort to hide that his inspiration for Ridley Scott's Alien (1979) and that this was his idea for that film's sequel. Some countries also directly marketed the film as a sequel to Scott's film. See more »
pipe used to propel fake guts out seen. See more »
What else do you want to know about me? How many times a week I screw?
Colonel Stella Holmes:
If you're always in that condition, it's obvious you couldn't get it up, even if you used a crane.
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The fully uncut version of "Contamination" was finally released in the UK by Anchor Bay in 2006 as part of their "Box of the Banned" compilation series. See more »
In an abandoned ship in Ney York harbor, coffee boxes are found containing green eggs that have the same effect as 'chestbursters" did in those Alien movies. So you know there are gonna be lots of exploiding bodies (both humans and rats) in this ultra-cheesy Italian rip-off of "Alien". It Is fun though (the begining and end, not so much the middle) if you're into Italian horror, which I am. It has a cool Goblins score as well. But why the hell would you have a shower scene and NO nudity??!!? what a waist. I'll tell you this though, the part in that "Nightmare on Elm Street" movie where freddy swallows one of his victims whole doesn't seem to be all that original now.
Blue Underground DVD Extras: 'Alien Arrives on Earth' (an 18 minute documentary); a 23 minutes interview with Luigi Cozzi; theatrical trailer; poster & stills gallery; and conceptual drawings
DVD-ROM: Graphic novel
My Grade: B-
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