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The Creature Wasn't Nice (1981)

PG | | Comedy, Horror, Musical | July 1983 (USA)
When the spaceship Vertigo stops to explore a previously unknown planet, the crew finds an unrecognized dollop of protoplasm and takes it aboard ship to return it to earth for analysis. On ... See full summary »

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Bruce Kimmel

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Bruce Kimmel
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Cindy Williams ... Annie McHugh
Bruce Kimmel Bruce Kimmel ... John
Leslie Nielsen ... Capt. Jamieson
Gerrit Graham ... Rodzinski
Patrick Macnee ... Dr. Stark
Paul Brinegar ... Clint Eastwood / Dirty Harry
Cheri Steinkellner Cheri Steinkellner ... TV Host #1 (as Cheri Eichen)
Carol Ann Williams Carol Ann Williams ... TV Host #3
Margaret Willock ... TV Host #2
Alan Abelew Alan Abelew ... Dirty Harry Punk #1
Robert Dryer ... Dirty Harry Punk #2
Peter DuPre Peter DuPre ... Dirty Harry Punk #3 (as Peter Du Pre)
Jed Mills ... Dirty Harry Punk #4
Ron Burke Ron Burke ... Dirty Harry Punk #5
Ron Kurowski Ron Kurowski ... The Creature
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Storyline

When the spaceship Vertigo stops to explore a previously unknown planet, the crew finds an unrecognized dollop of protoplasm and takes it aboard ship to return it to earth for analysis. On board, lifeform expands into an oozing person-eating monster which communicates primarily by means of a Vegas lounge act. The crew is gobbled up one after another until the two surviving crewmembers come up with a plan. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Naked Space See more »

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

While the shots of the shuttlecraft were achieve with a scale model, most of the shots of the Vertigo were achieved with animation. See more »

Goofs

During the Creature's big song and dance number, the reflection of the film crew is visible in the observation glass. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Stark: Lyrics? What do I care about lyrics! This is an alien organism! You were expecting Rodgers and Hart?
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Connections

Spoofs Carrie (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Hold Me, Touch Me, Thrill Me
(uncredited)
Music and Lyrics by Bruce Kimmel
Sung by Cindy Williams
Arranged by David Spear
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A film in that netherworld between tediously bad and entertainingly bad
25 June 2000 | by FibblySee all my reviews

The title suggests this was supposed to be in the same spirit as The Naked Gun, but the only similarity is Leslie Nielson. Drastically unfunny, even when it is technically bad. It drags like a rainy Boxing day. The sets are straight out of a 60's TV Sci-fi soap, the songs excruciatingly dull (and badly sung) and the the only suspense is how they got the money to make this low-point of Nielson's career.

Go and see a good film, like Plan 9, or Robot Monster! If you want to see a good film in the same genre (and budget) try Dark Star. Its beach ball monster shames the rubber beast in this film right back to Toyo studios.


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