The Being

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Horror Sci-Fi
  • Release year: 1983
  • Running time: 82 min
The Being is a 1983 horror film written and directed by Jackie Kong and Martin Landau, José Ferrer, Dorothy Malone, comedian Ruth Buzzi, Marianne Gordon and exploitation film producer Bill Osco, who is billed as "Rexx Coltrane". read more
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The Being is a 1983 horror film written and directed by Jackie Kong and Martin Landau, José Ferrer, Dorothy Malone, comedian Ruth Buzzi, Marianne Gordon and exploitation film producer Bill Osco, who is billed as "Rexx Coltrane". It focuses on a detective who is trying to solve a string of grisly murders and disappearances. It was first film directed by Kong, who went on to direct several other films of the same type, including Blood Diner, which has become a cult favorite.

Original Release

11/18/1983

Cast

Martin Landau Garson Jones
Marianne Gordon Laurie
Bill Osco Mortimer Lutz (as Rexx Coltrane)
Jose Ferrer Mayor Gordon Lane (as Jose Ferrer)
Dorothy Malone Marge Smith
Ruth Buzzi Virginia Lane
Kinky Friedman Willis
Johnny Dark John
Kent Perkins Officer Dudley
Jerry Maren Monster (as Jerry Marin)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jackie Kong

Writers

Jackie Kong

Cast

Martin Landau Garson Jones
Marianne Gordon Laurie
Bill Osco Mortimer Lutz (as Rexx Coltrane)
Jose Ferrer Mayor Gordon Lane (as Jose Ferrer)
Dorothy Malone Marge Smith
Ruth Buzzi Virginia Lane
Kinky Friedman Willis
Johnny Dark John
Kent Perkins Officer Dudley
Jerry Maren Monster (as Jerry Marin)
Ellen Blake Jenny
Roxanne Cybelle Suzie (as Roxanne Cybelle Osco)
Eric Helland Doper #1
Bill Rawlinson Doper #2
Richard Marcus Joe The Lab Assistant
Nancy Osco Woman Motorist
Jay Sherlock Golf Buddy
James Simmerman Golf Buddy
John Elliott Golf Buddy
Tracy Barry Newswoman

Producers

Bill Osco Producer
Kent Perkins Producer
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