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An alien couple comes to Earth and open up a pet shop in an attempt to try and eat some of Earth's children for dinner.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Joe Yeagher
Leigh Ann Orsi ... Dena Yeagher
Spencer Vrooman ... Mike
... Marilyn Yeagher
David Wagner ... Charlie Yeagher
... Mrs. Zimm
Jeff Michalski ... Mr. Zimm
... Marshall Dave
Sabrina Wiener ... Alexis
Cody Burger ... Nicky
Leondardo Vincent Surdo ... Curly
Nino Surdo ... Babe
John LaMotta ... Tony Marino (as John La Motta)
Alfred Dennis ... Barney
Marcella Avila ... Gwen
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An alien couple comes to Earth and open up a pet shop in an attempt to try and eat some of Earth's children for dinner.

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Bichinhos de Estimação  »

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Circus from the Past
Written and Performed by Pino Donaggio
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Truly a work of art.
22 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

Seriously, hilarious, I was laughing out loud, even at 7:30am. Some people are hard on this movie for it's crappy plot, crappy acting, etc. but believe me, without those things, it would have been unbearable.

For B (or C?) movies like this, it's better if everything is done poorly to enhance the real genuine entertainment value of the film. We need more movies like this. The puppets for the "alien" pets look like they took about 30 minutes to make if that.

I'd pay good money to see it. I'm curious to see what other things the director has done. Only rarely does a work of art come about that is this superb.


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