A couple struggling to conceive visit a miracle doctor as a last hope for having a child. The wife gets pregnant, but after the initial joy comes horror, as she slowly discovers the nightmarish truth behind the doctor's success.
Upon graduation from high school eight teens take a seaplane trip, intending to celebrate on Keith's parents' private island. Stormy weather causes the plane to crash and they end up on a ... See full summary »
Upon his return from Vietnam, an ex-soldier finds his neighborhood has deteriorated badly, and is being terrorized by a vicious street gang. He calls some of his GI buddies, and together they hatch a plan to get rid of the gang.
3 young friends are on vacation in Spain, until weird things begin to occur and then a man from NASA tells them what's really going on: Dangerous Alien Organisms from the Apollo 14 Moon Mission, which was tested on animals on SkyLab. But then the organisms fell to earth with SkyLab and they are now starting to infect people by brutally killing them off. And these 3 friends and NASA scientist must get an antidote from a NASA Lab nearby and save themselves and the rest of the world.Written by
There is an allusion to a previous film the lead actor Dennis Christopher starred in. During the movie he does an imitation of James Cagney in White Heat. Christopher appeared in the 1980 film Fade to Black where the main character Eric Binford does an impersonation of the role played by Cagney in White Heat. See more »
Parts of Skylab in real life, had actually fallen somewhere in Australia, but this is never addressed at any point in the film. See more »
Although uncut by the BBFC the UK video version featured a heavily edited print which removed all the shots of Michael discovering dead mutilated bodies and shortened the shot of the alien erupting through a man's face. See more »
Derivative, dark, dull sci-fi thriller that can't breathe any life into its tired cliches, and moves ever-so-slowly to boot. However, there is a pretty cool head-explosion scene and a nicely understated ending. Not really the worst of its type, but not very good, either. (*1/2)
6 of 10 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this