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It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987)

R | | Horror, Sci-Fi | May 1987 (USA)
The mutant babies have been placed by court order on a deserted island. Appalled by the cycnicism and exploitation of the children by the legal system and the media, the man responsible for... See full summary »

Director:

Larry Cohen

Writers:

Larry Cohen, Larry Cohen (based on characters created by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Moriarty ... Stephen Jarvis
Karen Black ... Ellen Jarvis
Laurene Landon ... Sally
James Dixon ... Lt. Perkins
Gerrit Graham ... Ralston
Macdonald Carey ... Judge Watson
Neal Israel Neal Israel ... Dr. Brewster (as Neal Isreal)
Art Lund ... Dr. Swenson
Ann Dane Ann Dane ... Dr. Morrell
William Watson ... Cabot
C.L. Sussex C.L. Sussex ... Hunter
Patch Mackenzie ... Robbins
Rick Garia Rick Garia ... Tony
Carlos Palomino Carlos Palomino ... First Cuban
Tony Abatemarco ... Second Cuban
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Storyline

The mutant babies have been placed by court order on a deserted island. Appalled by the cycnicism and exploitation of the children by the legal system and the media, the man responsible for them leads an expedition to the island to free them. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

The It's Alive! babies are back. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

It's Alive 3: Island of the Alive See more »

Filming Locations:

Hawaii, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Larco Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (cut)

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The opening cab sequence was used in Clint Eastwood's The Dead Pool (1988) as footage from a murdered director's filmography to show the kind of movies he was making. "More people probably saw this sequence as part of Dirty Harry than saw it as part of It's Alive III." See more »

Goofs

When Karen throws the tell-all book into the fireplace it's noticeable that the book is constructed of two smaller books, one with yellow edged paper, one with green edged paper, that have been stuck together in a single cover. See more »

Quotes

Stephen Jarvis: You guys are taking a hell of a risk.
Second Cuban: they wouldn't pay any attention to us what we have to say.
First Cuban: We're commies.
Second Cuban: You're Just a lunatic.
Stephen Jarvis: should I tell them how I got here?
First Cuban: They wouldn't believe that.
Stephen Jarvis: Why are you doing this?
Second Cuban: Haven't you heard? We're human beings.
Stephen Jarvis: you know some people might want to know about that
First Cuban: No they wouldn't.
[...]
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Connections

Follows It's Alive (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

If I Told You
Written by David Shapiro and Lauri Riley
Performed by David Shapiro
© 1986 Seven Stones Songs
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Not really all that bad
19 March 2001 | by chinaskeeSee all my reviews

Personally,I didn't see a single boom shot in the whole extravaganza.There were some shots that were incredibly out of focus,but it turned out they were deliberate choices by the filmmakers.Parts of this film are actually wickedly funny,as all horror films should be.I couldn't help thinking though while watching this film that it might have actually been quite terrifying if the babies just looked like real babies!


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