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The Kindred (1987)

A geneticist takes his assistants to his old family home to locate the deadly product of his late mother's revolutionary research into rapid human evolution - his monstrous tentacled baby brother - before a mad scientist gets to him first.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Allen Brooks ... John Hollins
Rod Steiger ... Dr. Phillip Lloyd
Amanda Pays ... Melissa Leftridge
Talia Balsam ... Sharon Raymond
Kim Hunter ... Amanda Hollins
Timothy Gibbs Timothy Gibbs ... Hart Phillips
Peter Frechette ... Brad Baxter
Julia Montgomery ... Cindy Russell
Bunky Jones ... Nell Valentine (as Bunki Z)
Charles Grueber Charles Grueber ... Harry
Bennet Guillory ... Dr. Stone
Edgar Small Edgar Small ... Dr. Larson
Jim Boeke Jim Boeke ... Jackson (as James Boeke)
Randy Harrington Randy Harrington ... Paramedic
Benjamin J. Perry ... Porsche Driver (as Ben Perry)
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Amanda's deathbed request to her son, John, was for him to destroy all the lab notes etc. from her last experiment. She also blurts out he had a brother. At the funeral John meets Melissa, who claims to be his mothers biggest fan. Together with some of John's friends they go to Amanda's house, but none are prepared for what they find there. Written by Ghost <sga@iconz.co.nz>

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We're not all the same creature under the skin. See more »


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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 May 1987 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Anthony See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$602,834, 11 January 1987

Gross USA:

$2,407,024

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,407,024
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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A Decent monster movie!
29 April 2003 | by TalesfromTheCryptfanSee all my reviews

A man who's scientist mother recently died has been told that she created a genetically made baby brother named " Anthony" but it turns out that it's a fully grown mutant monster that murders people, only the man can stop this freak of nature.

Entertaining little flick with good acting and an OK plot, the creature itself looks a little H.R. Giger-esque, recommended if you like " Jurassic Park", " Species", "Resident Evil" and " From Beyond".

5/10.


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