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Mutant (1984)




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Movie Info

The inhabitants of a sleepy Southern town are turned into monsters by the emission of toxic chemicals.

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Wings Hauser
as Josh Cameron
Bo Hopkins
as Sheriff Will Stewart
Lee H. Montgomery
as Mike Cameron
Jennifer Warren
as Dr. Myra Tate
Marc Clement
as Albert Hogue
Johnny Popwell Sr.
as Captain Tom Dawson
Wallace Wilkinson
as Mr. Mitchell
Charles Franzen
as E.P.A. Man
Jerry Rushing
as Albert's Gang
Lit Connah
as Mrs. Miller
Joshua Patton
as Albert's Gang
Pat Moss
as Penelope Mapes
Tina Kincaid
as Judy Ann
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Critic Reviews for Mutant

All Critics (5)

The movie is an atmospheric, unpretentious down-home horror flick that, more often than not, feels like Meth-fueled remake of Tobe Hooper’s 1979 TV movie adaptation of Stephen King’s SALEM'S LOT.

September 23, 2021 | Full Review…

Competently made but ultimately forgettable horror movie.

August 28, 2018 | Full Review…

Just another below average zombie flick trying to come to life around a toxic wastes plot line.

February 28, 2015 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

a cross-bred horror film that is moderately successful in mixing some of the most overworked genres of the '70s and '80s

July 24, 2001 | Rating: 2.5/4

Audience Reviews for Mutant

Two brothers are stranded in a stereotypical redneck town struck by an outbreak of toxic waste mutations. Stupid, clichéd script renders the relatively high production values meaningless.

Greg S
Greg S

Super Reviewer

A little known and quite underrated zombie/infection movie. It builds up quite slowly which helped develop up the characters with Wings Hauser and Bo Hopkins being very watchable. As the film moves on it develops an eerie atmosphere and some genuinely creepy moments. Has a similar feel to Arachnaphobia but without the spiders. This was remade in 1988 as "Nightmare at Noon" but I didn't find this one bad at all. Give it a look.

Lee ?
Lee ?

Super Reviewer

A fun 80s style zombie flick. Slow to start, but the zombie outbreak is worth the wait.

_kelly .King
_kelly .King

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