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The Kindred (1987)

A geneticist takes his assistants to his old family home to locate the deadly product of his late mother's revolutionary research into rapid human evolution - his monstrous tentacled baby brother - before a mad scientist gets to him first.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
... John Hollins
... Dr. Phillip Lloyd
... Melissa Leftridge
... Sharon Raymond
... Amanda Hollins
... Hart Phillips
... Brad Baxter
... Cindy Russell
Bunky Jones ... Nell Valentine (as Bunki Z)
Charles Grueber ... Harry
... Dr. Stone
Edgar Small ... Dr. Larson
Jim Boeke ... Jackson (as James Boeke)
Randy Harrington ... Paramedic
... Porsche Driver (as Ben Perry)
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Amanda's deathbed request to her son, John, was for him to destroy all the lab notes etc. from her last experiment. She also blurts out he had a brother. At the funeral John meets Melissa, who claims to be his mothers biggest fan. Together with some of John's friends they go to Amanda's house, but none are prepared for what they find there. Written by Ghost <sga@iconz.co.nz>

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Enjoyable, scary stuff!
19 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie. It has some really original special effects, i.e. "fish-woman". It has remained one of my favourites. The cast made up of mostly little known actors are all likeable, (even when being obnoxious) and the setting is not your usual sci-fi horror laboratory deal.

If you like a scare, I recommend it and if you do see it and like it you might want to try "From Beyond".


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