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Release Date: 1979

DVD Release Date: November 2nd, 2010

R|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
An ancient intergalactic warrior arrives on Earth to put a stop to a demonic child's plot to reproduce Satan's next generation of evil.

Cast: Mel Ferrer, Glenn Ford, Lance Henriksen, John Huston, Joanne Nail, Sam Peckinpah, Shelley Winters, Paige Conner

Director: Giulio Paradisi

Genres: Horror, Science fiction

Production Co: Film Ventures International (FVI) [us]

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  • It is fun, a hodgepodge of styles and technique and feathered hair that really evokes the late ’70s. show more

  • The Visitor arrived at the height of a sci-fi and horror film revival, when “serious” directors... embraced genre conventions and made them their own. Paradise stole from them all. But unlike these directors, his ambition was coupled with delusional ineptitude. show more

  • The Visitor might be a hot mess, the byproduct of tailspinning egos and the best drugs movie money could buy in the late 70s, but it certainly isn’t an accident. show more

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