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1982, 99 min, USA, Dir: Albert Pyun

Evil King Cromwell (Richard Lynch) raises the dead sorcerer Xusia (Richard Moll) to help him conquer the rich region of Ehdan; though Cromwell kills Ehdan’s king and queen, their son escapes with his father’s three-bladed sword. Years later, the boy has grown into the deadly mercenary Talon (Lee Horsley), who returns to avenge his parents’ deaths as rebellion brews in the land.

1980, British Lion-Columbia Distributors, 92 min, USA, Dir: Lewis Teague

Twelve years after a baby alligator is flushed down the toilet, it grows to mammoth size in the city sewer system (thanks to a diet of hormonally enhanced animals improperly disposed of by a local research facility). When bodies start popping up, Chicago detective Robert Forster is the first - and only - authority figure to grasp the reality of what is happening. Screenplay by John Sayles.

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