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The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001)

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A bad scientist and wife, a mad scientist and skeleton, two aliens and their escaped pet are all searching for the elusive element "atmospherium".

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... Betty Armstrong
... Kro-Bar
Susan McConnell ... Lattis
... Dr. Roger Fleming
... Animala
... Dr. Paul Armstrong
... Ranger Brad
Robert Deveau ... The Farmer
... The Mutant
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A dedicated scientist, aided by his clueless wife, rolls up his shirt sleeves and tries to save the world from a radioactive monster, curious space aliens, an evil scientist and a crabby skeleton in this send-up of the best of the B movies of the 1950's. Written by Laurie Trotta

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From the company that brought you "Zombies of Mora Tau" and "Lawrence of Arabia." See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated PG for brief mild language | See all certifications »

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September 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cadavra elveszett csontváza  »

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Budget:

$40,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,425, 8 February 2004, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$143,121, 15 April 2004
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Filmed in "Skeletorama", a tribute to '50s horror movies. See more »

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Most errors in continuity and acting are purposeful and are part of the gag in recreating the '50s B movie experience. For example during the cabin sequence, Dr. Fleming's jacket disappears between shots immediately after Ranger Brad arrives, Animala suddenly sprouting furry gloves without explanation during the last half of her appearance in the film, the visible wires on the Skeleton, and the shoes of the actor portraying the mutant during some of the walking scenes. See more »

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Ranger Brad: Oh, say... You don't believe those old legends about the Lost Skeleton of Cadavra, do you?
Dr. Roger Fleming: Ranger Brad, I'm a scientist, I don't believe in anything.
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Filmed in the New Miracle Wonder of the Screen - Skeletorama See more »

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Featured in Obey the Lost Skeleton! (2004) See more »

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a fun send-up of old SF films
16 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

I just saw this film last weekend at the 19th Annual 24 hour Ohio Science Fiction Marathon in Columbus - it was a lot of fun! A very amusing camp send-up of old SF films. I particularly liked Jennifer Blaire as "Animale",who was transmogrified into a sensual woman clad in black from 4 woodland animals - and quite the dancer to boot!


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