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The Alien Within (1995)

Crew of an undersea mining platform falls prey to mysterious and dangerous parasite. The parasite has the ability to affect people's minds, so survivors can't be certain who is safe and who... See full summary »

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Scott P. Levy

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Rob Kerchner (story), Alex Simon
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Cast overview:
Roddy McDowall ... Dr. Henry Lazarus
Alex Hyde-White ... Jedidiah Pickett
Melanie Shatner Melanie Shatner ... Catherine Harding
Don Stroud ... Louis
Rodger Halston ... Wyatt
Emile Levisetti ... Brill
Richard Biggs ... Hawkes
Sha-Ri Pendleton Sha-Ri Pendleton ... Fife
Miro Polo Miro Polo ... Russian Officer
Tim Trevan Tim Trevan ... Russian Boy
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Crew of an undersea mining platform falls prey to mysterious and dangerous parasite. The parasite has the ability to affect people's minds, so survivors can't be certain who is safe and who is infected. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for violence, brief language and nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 July 1995 (USA) See more »

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| (16-rated)

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Richard Biggs is listed in the end credits as Richard Briggs. See more »

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Decent "The Thing" Rip-Off
7 November 2003 | by MortiZ_01See all my reviews

OK this movie does borrow from The Thing, heavily. In fact it is more like a cross-breed between Alien and The Thing. Despite Its un-orginality and a bit of wooden acting overall it is a good B-Movie and well worth a watch if you are into this sort of thing, mind the pun.

I'll give it a *** out of 5


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