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Director  Brian Avenet-Bradley
Music director  Mark Lee Fletcher
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Country  United States
4.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Screenplay  Brian Avenet-Bradley
Writer  Brian Avenet-Bradley
Language  English
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Release date  October 4, 2013 (2013-10-04) (Shriekfest)
Cast  Gary Cairns (Allex), Brad Dourif (The Man), Nick Nicotera (Chad), Sienna Farall (Emily), Stefan Avalos (Grandfather, young), Jennifer Blanc (Gail)
Similar movies  RoboCop, Re-Animator, X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes, Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell, The Duplicates, The Cars That Ate Paris
Tagline  The experiment is real.

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Malignant is a 2013 American horror film written and directed by Brian Avenet-Bradley. It stars Gary Carins and Brad Dourif as a patient who undergoes involuntary treatment to cure his alcoholism and the mad doctor who performs it, respectively.

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Plot

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After his wife dies, Allex becomes a self-destructive alcoholic. A mysterious doctor shows Allex the consequences of his actions, and the involuntary treatment leaves Allex with incisions. The doctor explains that whenever Allex drinks to excess, an implant will force him to violently murder people.

Cast

  • Gary Cairns as Allex
  • Brad Dourif as The Man
  • Nick Nicotera as Chad
  • Sienna Farall as Emily
  • Steve Wastell as Charlie
  • Jennifer Blanc as Gail
  • Production

    Dourif said that he was approached by the filmmakers and accepted the role because he found the character interesting. Dourif said that the character feigns sympathy, which makes him easier to portray as somewhat sympathetic.

    Release

    Malignant premiered at Shriekfest in Los Angeles on October 4, 2013. It was released to video on demand in May 2014. The DVD was released February 17, 2015.

    Reception

    Pat Torfe of Bloody Disgusting rated it 2.5/5 stars and wrote, "Diehard fans of Dourif may get some enjoyment out of seeing him strut his stuff, but it's ultimately not enough for this film to be entertaining." Scott Hallam of Dread Central rated it 2.5/5 stars and wrote, "The casting of Brad Dourif as a maniacal scientist was a brilliant move that took a movie that might have been a throwaway and elevated it to at least a satisfactory level." Ross Peterson of HorrorNews.Net wrote that Dourif's character is far more interesting and is not given enough screen time in comparison to the lead. Mark L. Miller of Ain't It Cool News wrote, "Brian Avenet-Bradley has constructed a solid thriller here with a strong mystery, characters you can't help but feel for, and a diabolical and bent villain in Dourif."

    References

    Malignant (film) Wikipedia
    Malignant (film) IMDb Malignant (film) themoviedb.org


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