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74 Ratings


Directed by Luigi Cozzi
Italy, West Germany, 1980
Horror, Sci-Fi, Cult


A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled by alien pod clones.

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Contamination Directed by Luigi Cozzi

Critics reviews

Cozzi’s film is an impoverished production, lacking the flair found in the finest Italian horror. It is also wilfully unoriginal: a hotchpotch of ideas stolen from more luxurious forebears, with a cliché-ridden script and brain-dead performances. Yet, brazen in its ineptitude, Contamination somehow rises above its limitations by being outrageously tasteless, fast-moving and fun.
July 31, 2015

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