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When alien vampires terrorize London, it's up to a determined police inspector and an astronaut to stop them. American and British space travelers discover humanoids while exploring near Halley's Comet. The astronauts bring three of these aliens aboard their spaceship and head back to earth. However, their guests turn out to be evil vampires who kill all but one of the astronauts -- Carlsen. After the ship arrives in London, the monsters -- led by a beautiful female -- escape and wreak havoc throughout the city, transforming humans into zombies. Meanwhile, the surviving astronaut and… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Seen today, it's actually an astoundingly brave, weird movie that tries more and accomplishes more than many of today's bland roller coaster rides."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"The UK version is 15 minutes longer and makes this bizarre but lovable movie a bit more interesting."
‑ Scott Weinberg, FEARnet
"Frequently outlandish and far from profound, it's nonetheless a box-office bomb that, like its horror-maestro director, deserved quite a bit better."
‑ Nick Schager, The Screengrab
"An interesting premise quickly degenerates into a bad zombie flick that doesn't follow its own rules."
‑ Widgett Walls,
"Occasionally silly, but still unique and very entertaining..."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"Lifeforce is a pretty curious specimen in its own right. Its sci-fi/horror concept is epic in scale and metaphysical reach, but the casting is catchpenny..."
‑ Richard T. Jameson, Parallax View
"Superior sci-fi horror."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Quite possibly the silliest horror movie ever made. On the other hand, you get to see Patrick Stewart kiss a man full on the mouth."
‑ Rob Vaux, Flipside Movie Emporium
"How often do you find a sci-fi/horror hybrid that dares to walk the high wire? Not often enough, I think. For that reason alone, Lifeforce deserves to be rediscovered."
‑ Mike McGranaghan, Aisle Seat
"Far from the nonsensical, failed-blockbuster of its maudit reputation, the movie is a ravishing renewal of the genre hollowed out by Star Wars"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Special effects (and plot) run amok"
‑ Jon Niccum, Lawrence Journal-World
"A better than average space vampire flick."
‑ Jeremy Heilman,
More reviews for Lifeforce on Rotten Tomatoes

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