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PG 1976 1h 44m Sci-Fi List
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A doctor (Rock Hudson) bypasses nature with growth hormones, producing a 22-year-old (Barbara Carrera) who becomes his lover. Read More Read Less
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Addison DeWitt Los Angeles Free Press Embryo is a dandy idea that falls flat due to lack of imagination, the kind of movie that a really inventive, creative team could have made into ghoulish fun. Oct 31, 2019 Full Review Jake Euker F5 (Wichita, KS) Rated: 0/5 Mar 18, 2006 Full Review Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: 2/5 Jun 26, 2005 Full Review Read all reviews

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Audience Member So bad it's good. Worth watching for the hyper intelligent dog alone. Hitchcock would have made this a classic but I laughed out loud at the horror-film moments. Barbara Carrera is also worth watching the film for, but getting in a car with Rock Hudson's character is almost as dangerous as getting pregnant by him. Rated 1 out of 5 stars 01/20/23 Full Review Audience Member Oh dear. Rock Hudson must have needed the money to have agreed to this made-for-tv style Frankenstein/Pygmalion hybrid. I admit I bailed after an hour, but what I can tell you is that widower Rock is a bonkers scientist who seems to have a private lab in his luxury condo. One rainy night he careers into a dog and - as you do - decides the best thing he could do is reanimate the poor mutt's embryos. To his bonkers delight they grow fast, and so the obvious next step is to do the same with a human human. Stolid Rock treats it like Eugene O'Neill but can't save it. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 01/27/23 Full Review Audience Member 1976: A scientist, experimenting on rapid growth of fetuses, is successful with a dog (or so he thinks), and decides to grow a human. He succeeds with the female, but (naturally) disaster eventually strikes for the scientist and all those around him. An OK movie, some interesting scenes (and a few even funny ones), but the movie drags down a few times during the course of it. The finale is rather bravura. Stars; Rock Hudson, Diane Ladd, Barbara Carrera, Roddy McDowall, and Anne Schedeen. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/12/23 Full Review Audience Member After watching this film, all I can say is WTF. Someone took a real concept from science and then snorted a ton of cocaine. That's the only explanation I have for this dreadful film. Sci-fi morality tale, twilight zone horror tale, lifetime TV movie-I don't know where to place this flick other than the garbage. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 02/17/23 Full Review Audience Member a bit dated but still watchable thriller Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Audience Member It has the feel of an erotic B movie to it. It was certainly not that well-made. Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 02/14/23 Full Review Read all reviews

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Synopsis A doctor (Rock Hudson) bypasses nature with growth hormones, producing a 22-year-old (Barbara Carrera) who becomes his lover.
Ralph Nelson
Arnold H. Orgolini
Production Co
Sandy Howard Productions
Original Language
Release Date (Streaming)
Jan 25, 2017
1h 44m
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