Endangered Species (1982)





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A former New York police detective is brought to Wyoming to investigate the mysterious mutilation of hundreds of cattle. Working side by side with a local sheriff, the detective comes to suspect that the mutilations may have been committed by creatures from outer space in this science-fiction thriller.
Documentary , Horror , Mystery & Suspense , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Warner Home Video

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JoBeth Williams
as Harriet Purdue
Peter Coyote
as Steele
Dan Hedaya
as Peck
Zalman King
as Hollywood Producer
Robert Urich
as Ruben Castle
Patrick Houser
as Chester
Hoyt Axton
as Ben Morgan
Paul Dooley
as Joe Hiatt
Fred Lerner
as Mercenary
John Considine
as Burnside
Bill Moseley
as Cab Driver
Harry Carey Jr.
as Dr. Emmer
Henry G. Sanders
as Dr. Ross
Marin Kanter
as Mackenzie Castle
John Binder
as Hollywood Producer
Darrell Fetty
as Mercenary
Pat Mahoney
as Chairman
Ned Dowd
as Deputy Bobby
Vernon Weddle
as Varney
Steve Bassett
as Vosburgh
Henry Sanders
as Dr. Ross
Bruce Barbour
as Skinhead
Michelle Davison
as Mrs. Haskins
Steve Tannen
as Mercenary
Joe Medalis
as Lawyer
Greg Wayne Elam
as Skinhead
Bernie Welch
as Army General
Alvin Crow
as Deputy Wayne
Kent Rizley
as Deputy Ray
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Offers a warning for the public to be alert to the dangers of chemical warfare.

Full Review… | March 7, 2015
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Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Film Review Database

A nerve-frying, fascinating, outstanding little thriller with a star-making performance by Robert Urich.

Full Review… | May 15, 2005

Audience Reviews for Endangered Species


This early film by cult director Alan Rudolph contains all the suspicion, paranoia, and black helicopter stuff we know and love about conspiracy thrillers. I dug that synthesizer music on the sound track too.

Gordon Briggs
Gordon Briggs

A very interesting film, JoBeth Williams and the late Robert Urich star in this 1982 classic about a series of cattle killings. A great suspence-thriller film.

Jeffrey McCurdy
Jeffrey McCurdy

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