Creature (1985 film)
- This entry is for the film in 1985. For the film that was aired as Creature on SciFi UK, see Alien Lockdown
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||William Malone|
|Produced by||William G. Dunn|
|Screenplay by||William Malone
|Music by||Thomas Chase
|Edited by||Bette Jane Cohen|
|Distributed by||Trans World Entertainment|
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.
- Stan Ivar as Mike Davison
- Wendy Schaal as Beth Sladen
- Lyman Ward as David Perkins
- Robert Jaffe as Jon Fennel
- Diane Salinger as Melanie Bryce
- Annette McCarthy as Dr. Wendy H. Oliver
- Marie Laurin as Susan Delambre
- Klaus Kinski as Hans Rudy Hofner
- 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
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. Apprehensive Films later released the Cinema Insomnia-version onto DVD.
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.