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Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe (1990)

An alien "policeman" arrives on Earth to apprehend a renegade of his own race who impregnates a woman with a potentially destructive mutant embryo.

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Damian Lee

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Damian Lee
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jesse Ventura ... Abraxas
Sven-Ole Thorsen ... Secundus (as Sven Ole-Thorsen)
Damian Lee ... Dar
Jerry Levitan ... Hite
Marjorie Bransfield Marjorie Bransfield ... Sonia Murray
Ken Quinn Ken Quinn ... Carl
Marilyn Lightstone ... Abraxas' Answer Box (voice)
Moses Znaimer Moses Znaimer ... Secundus' Answer Box (voice)
Robert Nasmith Robert Nasmith ... Sonia's Father
Kris Michaels Kris Michaels ... Sonia's Mother
Layne Coleman Layne Coleman ... Registry Clerk
Francis Mitchell Francis Mitchell ... Thomas D. Murray
Sonja Belliveau Sonja Belliveau ... Doctor
Jim Belushi ... Principal Latimer
Erica Heenan Erica Heenan ... School Secretary
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An alien "policeman" arrives on Earth to apprehend a renegade of his own race who impregnates a woman with a potentially destructive mutant embryo. Written by N.X.K. <emegas@vecanti.org>

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An adventure across time and space.

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Action | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1991 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Abraxas See more »

Filming Locations:

Thornbury, Ontario, Canada

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Secundus is the Latin word for "second". See more »

Goofs

When Secundus throws the man talking about erotic dancers to the ground, his cap falls off. In the next shot, the cap on his head. See more »

Quotes

Hite: You've endangered the lives of millions of people for the sake of one woman and one child.
Abraxas: I think you're over-dramatizing the situation, Hite.
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Alternate Versions

Film was edited of a topless dance scene to get a "PG-13" rating instead of an "R". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Best of the Worst: Wheel of the Worst #12 (2016) See more »

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Cajun Girl
Written & Performed by Larry Crane
Published by Crane Music
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Cheapjack sci-fi boasts good Ventura performance...
19 May 2006 | by moonspinner55See all my reviews

He's no Laurence Olivier, but Jesse Ventura is very likable as an actor. Low-budget science-fiction B-flick with shades of "The Terminator" involves good cop Ventura chasing bad cop Sven-Ole Thorsen from the future to present-day Canada. The shoestring special effects are pretty much a joke, and the film never comes up with the kind of futuristic scenario depicted on the poster. However, this thing is almost single-handedly saved by handsome Ventura's low-key performance. No, he's not going to win any awards for his acting, but he doesn't force his dialogue and is an appealing presence on the screen. The picture is the epitome of mediocre, it isn't original nor remarkable, but on a minor, TV-viewing level it's decent fare. ** from ****


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