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Peter Jackson's early low-budget shocker boasts a disgusting premise - aliens harvesting humans for fast food - that gives the budding auteur plenty of room for gross-out visuals and absurd cleverness. Read critic reviews

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Gun-toting assassins try to wipe out a group of aliens that wants to use humans in New Zealand for food.

Cast & Crew

Peter Jackson
Derek, Robert
Mike Minett
Frank, 3rd Class Alien
Pete O'Herne
Barry, 3rd Class Alien
Terry Potter
Ozzy, 3rd Class Alien
Craig Smith
Giles, 3rd Class Alien
Doug Wren
Lord Crumb
Michelle Scullion
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  • Jun 03, 2016
    I wonder if Peter Jackson will ever go back to making films like this? Not saying it would necessarily be a good thing if he did, but I am curious to see if he ever will.
    Gimly M Super Reviewer
  • Apr 10, 2016
    Not hysterical and priceless as Braindead but still a very funny low-budget trashy fun with nice gore and makeup effects, even though it is also a bit hard to overlook the movie's disjointed structure (there was never a script, and things seem to happen mostly randomly).
    Carlos M Super Reviewer
  • Nov 23, 2013
    Very random and gory didn't expect it to as good or as funny, Worth watching if you like OTT gore and silliness, Or the fact we get to see a young Peter Jackson lose the plot and kill aliens with a chainsaw.
    Jamie C Super Reviewer
  • May 04, 2013
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