Creature (1985 film)

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This entry is for the film in 1985. For the film that was aired as Creature on SciFi UK, see Alien Lockdown
Creature
Creatureposter.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by William Malone
Produced by William G. Dunn
Screenplay by William Malone
Alan Reed
Starring Stan Ivar
Wendy Schaal
Lyman Ward
Robert Jaffe
Diane Salinger
Music by Thomas Chase
Steve Rucker
Cinematography Harry Mathias
Edited by Bette Jane Cohen
Distributed by Trans World Entertainment
Release date(s)
  • March 1985 (1985-03) (Brussels International Festival
    of Fantasy Films)
  • May 8, 1985 (1985-05-08) (United States)
Running time 97 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Creature (aka The Titan Find or Titan Find) is a 1985 science fiction horror film directed by William Malone, featuring Stan Ivar, Wendy Schaal, Lyman Ward, Robert Jaffe and Diane Salinger.[1]

Plot[edit]

A team of astronauts encounter a vicious alien creature that has the ability to manipulate its victims after death on the isolated Titan lunar base. Klaus Kinski makes an appearance about thirty minutes into the film.

This film is one of the more famous 1980s science fiction films that is heavily derived from Ridley Scott's and 20th Century Fox's film Alien.

Cast[edit]

Accolades[edit]

Nomination

  • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films: Best Horror Film; 1985.
  • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films: Best Special Effects - Lawrence E. Benson; 1985

DVD release and other viewing media[edit]

Sometime after the film's release, the film fell into the public domain and received numerous VHS and DVD releases. In 2007, Creature was shown on the horror hosted television series Cinema Insomnia.[2] Apprehensive Films later released the Cinema Insomnia-version onto DVD.[3]

In March 2013 director William Malone independently released Creature under its initial title of "Titan Find" fully uncut and in widescreen for the first time.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Creature at the Internet Movie Database.
  2. ^ "Cinema Insomnia". Cinema Insomnia. Retrieved July 20, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Creature DVD". Apprehensive Films. Retrieved July 20, 2010. 

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