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The Alpha Incident

PG Released May 24, 1978 1h 24m Mystery & Thriller List
Reviews 9% Audience Score 100+ Ratings
An alien organism with the potential to destroy all life on Earth is inadvertently released in a small town. Read More Read Less
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Matt Brunson Film Frenzy Somehow, this movie manages NOT to be execrable. Rated: 2/4 Jun 13, 2021 Full Review Read all reviews

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1nkee This movie is actually surprisingly well done. For 1977, I would defs recommend watching. After seeing the low score here i thought I would give it some love as it deserves more than a lousy 7%. Psychologicaly well done for its time, and it even has a helicopter ! Gave me Romero Dawn of the Living Dead vibes on a small scale. Seriously thou, give it a watch, dont want to spoil anything, but there is plenty worse with higher scores. Great movie for fans of seeing human psychology in a viral situation. Acting was ok, characters / growth was no bad at all, settings were more than just a cabin as some reviewers say, pace was a bit slow but ok. At no time did I think it was a bad movie for its time. Managed to stay awake :-) wink wink Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 05/28/23 Full Review brad p Strange no-budget affair Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member Total snooze-fest. Remarkable for just how boring it is. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 01/14/23 Full Review Audience Member Five people are quarantined in a remote railway station after being exposed to an interplanetary virus that will kill them if they fall asleep. They talk. Good luck staying awake through this. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 02/08/23 Full Review Audience Member The cast make this movie work. Fine acting and camera work make this so realistic. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 02/22/23 Full Review Audience Member Slow pacing, choppy scenes, but it can be a bit thrilling. Most the film takes place in a single room, and the ending is a bit similar to 'Night of the Living Dead'. The characters aren't great, and the suspense gets weak, but overall it can be decent. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/02/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis An alien organism with the potential to destroy all life on Earth is inadvertently released in a small town.
Director
Bill Rebane
Producer
Bill Rebane
Screenwriter
Ingrid Neumayer
Production Co
Studio Films
Rating
PG
Genre
Mystery & Thriller
Original Language
English
Release Date (Theaters)
May 24, 1978, Limited
Runtime
1h 24m
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