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223 Ratings

The Hidden

Directed by Jack Sholder
United States, 1987
Action, Horror, Sci-Fi


An alien is on the run in America. To get his kicks, it kills anything that gets in its way, and uses the body as a new hiding place.

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The Hidden Directed by Jack Sholder

Critics reviews

Folks who more or less randomly wandered into The Hiddenback in 1987, for example, were treated to an opening act so insane that it seemed impossible to top. They then settled in to discover that the entire film is significantly smarter—and far more crazily inventive—than its modest pedigree would suggest.
July 03, 2013
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Despite its reputation as a sleeper, this isn’t much more than a capably directed version of a film we’ve already seen many times before: some well-executed car chases and efficient acting (including proof that MacLachlan can be weird without David Lynch), but not much development of the familiar possession theme a la Heinlein’s The Puppet Masters.
October 01, 1987
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