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Altered (2006)

Fifteen years ago, a group of men's lives were forever changed by a strange occurrence. Now, the same group of men will spend a night together ... in terror.

Director:

Eduardo Sánchez

Writers:

Jamie Nash (screenplay), Jamie Nash (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Adam Kaufman ... Wyatt
Catherine Mangan ... Hope
Brad William Henke ... Duke
Michael C. Williams ... Otis (as Mike C. Williams)
Paul McCarthy-Boyington ... Cody
Misty Rosas ... Foki Scout
James Gammon ... Sheriff Henderson
Joe Unger ... Mr. Towne
John William Wright ... Monger Warrior
Shea Elmore Shea Elmore ... Monger Warrior
Klaus Heesch Klaus Heesch ... Monger Warrior
Matt McCann Matt McCann ... Monger Warrior
Phil Stevenson Phil Stevenson ... Monger Warrior
Eduardo Sánchez ... Monger Warrior (as Ed Sanchez)
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Storyline

After a chance encounter at the ages of fifteen with a terrifying alien race, Wyatt, Cody, Duke and Otis are scarred by the death of their friend. Released from experimentation by the creatures, they go their separate ways. Fifteen years later, Cody, Duke and Otis have re-united; ardent in that revenge is the path to take. Wyatt, however, has ultimately decided to live with the past and has chosen a normal life with his wife Hope. Entwined to the fate of Duke, Cody and Otis when they manage to track down and capture a lone alien, Wyatt and Hope are now thrust into a new world of terror as the horrifying abilities of the creature become known. From hypnotizing Hope with a mere glance into her eyes to infecting Cody with a seemingly transmogrification-bound alien virus, the creature is out to wreak havoc upon its captors in any and all of its devious and insidious means. With no more than a few hours to decide between releasing the creature and forfeiting their lives, and killing the ... Written by Soccerkid_217

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Prepare to be...ALTERED. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and gore, and for pervasive language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 July 2007 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Alterado See more »

Filming Locations:

Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$43,836
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Was originally planned as a horror/comedy with the title "Probed". See more »

Goofs

Despite the final massive explosion, which leveled the compound and upbraided a large area of land, the van survived untouched. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Cody: [wielding harpoon] Let's do it!
Otis: Hey, I think we oughta wait a minute.
Duke: Don't go pussy on me.
[cocks his gun]
Otis: I'm not man, I just think...
Duke: Don't!
Otis: This is the stupidest goddamn thing I've ever done.
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Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Horror Movie Lawmen (2015) See more »

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Dear Richard
Written by Terri Binion
Performed by Terri Binion and the Bible Bent Orphans
Courtesy of Richter Records
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Give a Chance to the Confused and Boring Beginning and You May Like It
15 June 2010 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

The scared rednecks Duke (Brad William Henke), Otis (Mike C. Williams) and Cody (Paul McCarthy-Boyington) hunt and capture a dangerous creature in the Nixon Farm and drive to the isolated house of their friend Wyatt (Adam Kaufman) to ask what to do with it. They recall that fifteen years ago the quartet plus Cody's brother Timmy had been kidnapped in the Nixon Farm and submitted to experiments by aliens and Timmy did not survive. Nobody in town believed in their words and Cody was accused of killing his brother. However Wyatt advises them to not kill the alien since he could be tracked by his breed and they would jeopardize the human race. But the powerful extraterrestrial being controls the mind of Wyatt's girlfriend Hope (Catherine Mangan) and brings horror and death along the gruesome night.

"Altered" has a confused and boring beginning since neither the situation nor the characters are well developed by the screenplay. Further, the stupid trio of characters that open the film is non- charismatic. However, after 30 or 40 minutes running time, there is an explanation and the viewer finds that "Altered" is an original sci-fi story with touches of horror and the plot finally becomes interesting. In the end, this is the typical low-budget movie that uses few locations and special effects that works. Based on my experience, I suggest the viewer to give a chance to this film and he or she may like it. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Aterrorizados" ("Terrified")


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