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Metamorphosis: The Alien Factor (1990)

A virus from outer space transforms a bio-researcher into a blood thirsty monster. But chief, Dr.Vialini doesn't like the cops and public to be involved in this secret experiment. But he ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Kulis Matt Kulis ... John Griffen
Patrick Barnes Patrick Barnes ... Brian
Tara Leigh Tara Leigh ... Sherry Griffen
Dianna Flaherty Dianna Flaherty ... Kim Griffen
Katherine Romaine Katherine Romaine ... Nancy Kane
Marcus Powell Marcus Powell ... Dr. Viallini
Tony Gigante Tony Gigante ... Mitchell
Greg Sullivan Greg Sullivan ... Jarrett
George Gerard ... Dr. Michael Foster
Allen Lewis Rickman ... Dr. Elliot Stein
Michael D'Andrea Michael D'Andrea ... Security Guard
Ralph Grimaldi Ralph Grimaldi ... Viallini's Driver
Bob Aaronson Bob Aaronson ... Additional voices (voice)
Jay Mills Jay Mills ... Additional voices (voice)
Dorielle Rogers Dorielle Rogers ... Talos Computer (voice)
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A virus from outer space transforms a bio-researcher into a blood thirsty monster. But chief, Dr.Vialini doesn't like the cops and public to be involved in this secret experiment. But he becomes lunch very soon. Written by Harun Mehmedinovic <pkojovic@ibm.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 1991 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

The Spawning See more »

Filming Locations:

USA

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Trimark Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Originally entitled (and filmed as) "Deadly Spawn 2: The Metamorphosis", intended to be a sequel to _Return Of The Aliens: The Deadly Spawn (1983)_ See more »

Goofs

In the opening sequence, the camera is reflected in the cop's coffee mug. See more »

Crazy Credits

At the end, a subtitle comes up, saying "I don't get payed enough for this shit!" See more »

Connections

References Star Trek (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Baby You've Changed
Words and Music by John Gray & Peter M. Stoller
Vocals by Peter M. Stoller
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Little suspense, good effects
9 January 1999 | by bazza-4See all my reviews

Rented this one from the video library out of sheer curiosity. Like a cross between Cronenberg's "The Fly" and Ridley Scott's "Alien", the slimy special effects are better than average. The script and acting, on the other hand, are not, giving this a bit of a tele-movie feel.

If you're a sci-fi/horror buff with an hour and a half or so to kill, give this film a go. Otherwise, catch the above-mentioned originals, who did it much better with a lot more intensity.


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