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The Day the World Ended (2001)

When a killer alien creature, who is misunderstood, begins killing specific members of a small town, a school psychologist learns of its link to a young boy's tragic childhood, and his adoptive father's dark secret.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Dr. Jennifer Stillman
... Dr. Michael McCann
... Ben Miller / McCann
... Sheriff Ken
... Cook Harlan (as Lee DeBroux)
... Principal Ed Turner
... Nurse Della Divelbuss
Nik Dressbach ... Buzzcut
Brandon de Paul ... Frankie Carter
... Waitress Carlita
Neil Vipond ... The Judge
... The Creature
David Getz ... Deputy #1
... Maggie Miller
David Doty ... Nice Guy
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Horror film finds a killer alien, who is just misunderstood, devouring people. A school psychologist investigates the death of a student's mother and finds the boy believes he is the son of the being. His earthling father is also a doctor who has the boy in his care and holds that it is all in the boy's imagination. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for horror violence, some language and a sex scene | See all certifications »
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Two of the posters on Ben's bedroom wall are covers from the magazine "Astounding Science Fiction" (later "Analog"): the December 1947 edition featuring "Aesop" by Clifford D. Simak, and the October 1953 issue with cover art for "The Gulf Between" by Tom Godwin. See more »

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Remake of Day the World Ended (1955) See more »

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The Day my Patience Ended
23 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

Preposterous sci-fi trash in which a little boy believes himself a son of an alien. Based on this account, he waits for his 'alien' father returns to bring him back for another planet. Suddenly, a strange creature appears at the little town where the boy lives with an adopted father and starts to kill the inhabitants. The premise of this misfire could have rendered an acceptable film but the final result is ridiculous, boring and unbelievable. Just Miss Kinsky is a delight to see. I give this a 03 (three).


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