Underworld (1985 film)

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Underworld
Underworld FilmPoster.jpeg
The film's poster, bearing its alternative title: Transmutations
Directed by George Pavlou
Produced by Kevin Attew
Don Hawkins
Written by Clive Barker (story and screenplay)
James Caplin (screenplay only)
Starring Denholm Elliott
Miranda Richardson
Steven Berkoff
Larry Lamb
Art Malik
Music by Freur
Cinematography Sydney Macartney
Edited by Chris Ridsdale
Release dates November 1985 (UK)
Running time 88 mins
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Underworld (also called Transmutations) is a 1985 British horror film written by Clive Barker and James Caplin. It stars Denholm Elliott, Nicola Cowper, Steven Berkoff, Larry Lamb, Ingrid Pitt, Art Malik, and Candy Davis. The film was directed by George Pavlou.

Plot[edit]

Dr. Savary (Elliott), a sinister biochemist, has created a subhuman species that dwells in the city's underground. Addicted to Savary's mind-expanding drug, his creations suffer from grotesque disfigurements. The victims' only hope for an antidote lies in kidnapping Nicole (Cowper), a high-class prostitute. Roy Bain (Lamb), a fearless adventurer and Nicole's former lover, is hired to save her.

Release[edit]

After a quick cinema run in the UK, the film was given a limited release in the United States by Empire Pictures in April 1986. Two years later, the film was released on video cassette by Vestron Video.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Company Credits for Transmutations". imdb.com. Retrieved 2011-03-31.