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An alien, buried in King Tut's tomb, terrorizes a college campus.

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Tom Kennedy

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Jason Williams (story), Tom Friedman (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Murphy ... Prof. Douglas McCadden
Nina Axelrod ... Susie Fuller
Kevin Brophy Kevin Brophy ... Peter Sharpe
Robert Random ... Jack Parker
James Karen ... Dr. Wendell J. Rossmore
Sam Chew Jr. Sam Chew Jr. ... Dr. Bruce Serrano
Melissa Prophet Melissa Prophet ... Jennie
Austin Stoker ... Dr. Ken Melrose
Gerard Prendergast Gerard Prendergast ... Greg Hauser
Shari Belafonte ... Linda Flores (as Shari Belafonte-Harper)
Antoinette Bower ... Dr. Hayworth
Darwin Joston ... Lt. Plummer
Greta Blackburn ... Sherri
John Lavachielli ... Bill Vogler
Clint Young Clint Young ... Capt. Willoughby
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Professor Doug McCadden is in charge of opening his university's latest acquisition - a sealed Egyptian sarcophagus. Opening it reveals an ancient mummy and a mold substance which proves to eat the flesh of anyone touching it. Later, sneaky student Pete Sharpe finds five hidden jewels in the bottom of the casket and distributes them to various co-eds on campus, not realizing the mummy, recently revived with an overdose of x-rays, is bound and determined to reclaim them. McCadden, who has carefully analyzed x-rays taken of the mummy, comes to the reluctant conclusion that it is not what it seems. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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mummy | sarcophagus | fungus | gem | x ray | See All (114) »

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For eons they traveled the galaxies. For centuries one was trapped in a Pharaoh's tomb. Now he is free. See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pharaoh See more »

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Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Riffed by MST3K as "Being From Another Planet". See more »

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At the 1:10 mark the girl goes into the library. She is wearing a bracelet made up with the alien gem. The alien comes into the library, and the girls starts running. She goes through some doors and runs down a long hallway. The camera shows the alien's point of view coming up behind the girl, then the camera switches to a frontal shot of the girl running away, but in all the frontal shots of the girl the alien is not behind her in the hallway. See more »

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Boring From Another Planet
19 December 2002 | by zmaturinSee all my reviews

This not-very-good mummy-alien flick does feature a cornucopia of your favorite movie stars like BEN MURPHY ("Riding With Death"!), Bob Random ("Village of the Giants"!), Darwin Joston (Napolean in "Assault on Precinct 13"!), Austin Stoker (Bishop in "Assault on Precinct 13"!) as Dr. Ken Melrose, Nina Axelrod ("Motel Hell"), Shari Belafonte-Harper (who was a voice on "Rick Moranis in Gravedale High"!!!), Clint Young ("Rape Squad", "Switchblade Sisters"), and best of all, Pathmark pitchman JAMES KAREN ("Poltergiest", "Return of the Living Dead")!

The plot is this: A priceless sarcophagus has been recovered in King Tut's tomb. Of course, it's taken to a small college in California where bumbling students can manhandle it and screw up X-raying it, instead of, oh, say, a museum. One loathsome, video-game loving student steals some diamond-type-thingees from the sarcophagus, sending the mummy on a poorly planned killing spree to get them back. For some reason, no one can catch a glimpse of the slow-moving, glowing mummy as it lumbers from killing to killing on the college campus.

This movie isn't very good. Not much happenens, except for some funny scenes where teens touch some radioactive goo on the mummy and start to get fungus growing all over them. The party scene with a bunch of obnoxious students dressed as mummys is also grating, and all James Karen does is mope and yell at Ben Murphy.

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