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Shivers (They Came from Within) (1975)

Shivers
6.9 Rating
(125 ratings)
6.6 IMDB rating

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Paul Hampton

Paul Hampton

Roger St. Luc
Joe Silver

Joe Silver

Rollo Linsky
Lynn Lowry

Lynn Lowry

Nurse Forsythe
Allan Kolman

Allan Kolman

Nicholas Tudor
Susan Petrie

Susan Petrie

Janine Tudor
Barry Baldaro

Barry Baldaro

Detective Heller


Written by
David Cronenberg

David Cronenberg

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1 year, 6 months ago at Mar 6 17:24
This movie left me in doubt, you can see glimpses of the legend that later became cronenberg, however I found the movie boring besides the countless holes in the script.
I think Cronenberg was still warming up, anyway it was worth watching it
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Description: Shivers (filmed as Orgy of the Blood Parasites; Alternative titles: The Parasite Murders, They Came from Within, and Frissons for Canadian distribution) is a Canadian film 1975 horror written and directed by David Cronenberg. Won "Best Director" at the Sitges Film Festival in 1975.Residents of an apartment building are being ... (more)
Release date: 6 July 1976
UPC: 014381460223
Horror (6), Sci-fi (3), (2), Zombies (2), 1975 (1), 70s (1), Lesbian (1), 1970s (1), Body Horror (1)
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"A scientist who has created a useful parasite finds out that this also makes the recipient obsessed with sex and a craving to reproduce This is early David Cronenberg stuff but has all his body horror trademarks and could be seen as a prequel to Videodrome. It starts well but descends quickly becoming quite laughable really - its really hard to take a parasite which looks like a mix of a turd, slug and penis seriously and its more like a dopey 1950s creature feature It has its moments and is w"


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" Shivers, by David Cronenberg, was also titled The Parasite Murders upon first release, which gives you a clue as to what sort of disease you are going to get in this film. The parasite is created by Dr Emil Hobbs, who wants to create an organism that will free people from society’s imposed good behaviour rules . He experiments with a parasite and implants it "


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"This is a chilling tale of a parasite that turns ordinary people into sex crazed psychos! It's a lot like Invasion Of The Body Snatchers as it's hard to know who's been infected until it's too late. Loved the very bleak ending. An impressive debut as a movie director for David Cronenberg."


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carlosonly4fun commented on a review of Shivers 1 year, 6 months ago
I agree friend, amazing you have seen him personally, anyway thanks for the comment and vote.
carlosonly4fun posted a review 1 year, 6 months ago

“This movie left me in doubt, you can see glimpses of the legend that later became cronenberg, however I found the movie boring besides the countless holes in the script.

I think Cronenberg was still warming up, anyway it was worth watching it” read more

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"Yet another body horror film from David Cronenberg. The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact. This alien parasite at least has an effective way of spreading. Seeeeeeeeeeeeeex"


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