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1982 - 84m.

Another film that came along during the brief 3D resurrection in the early 80's and about as lame as most of them were.

Empire Pictures/Full Moon founder Charles Band takes the helm of this futuristic horror/sci-fi that has scientist Robert Glaudini having to help the townsfolk of a small town take on some nasty slug-like parasites that love to burst from human bodies. He also has to deal with the fact he's infected with one of them (by keeping it in check with injections).

This mixture of horror and an apocalyptic film (it's your typical future where thugs drive around harrassing people and things like fresh fruit is rare) is a shoddy effort that's completely pointless and takes every opportunity it can to pander to its 3D gimmick (ooo, the parasite is coming right at me!!). It's also quite boring and has one really junky finale.

Glaudini is weak in the lead, there's minimal locations, the gang of thugs are annoying and the parasites (though co-created by Stan Winston) look poor. Only of interest to see Band direct another dub and to see Demi Moore in her second film role.

Directed By: Charles Band.
Written By: Alan J. Adler, Frank Levering, Michael Schoob.

Starring: Robert Glaudini, Demi Moore, Luca Bercovici, James Davidson.