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Peter Jackson's Bad Taste
Peter Jackson's Bad Taste
Actors: Costa Botes, Graham Butcher, Michael Gooch, Peter Gooch, Robin Griggs
Genres: Action & Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Sports
UR     2001     1hr 31min

Studio: Music Video Dist Release Date: 03/31/2009


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Actors: Costa Botes, Graham Butcher, Michael Gooch, Peter Gooch, Robin Griggs
Genres: Action & Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Sports
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Auto Sports
Studio: Import
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 11/13/2001
Original Release Date: 06/00/1989
Theatrical Release Date: 06/00/1989
Release Year: 2001
Run Time: 1hr 31min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 10
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English

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Member Movie Reviews

Damian M. (ratchet)
Reviewed on 3/11/2009...
You know it. Peter Jackson's first. Outer-space aliens have invaded New Zealand for the express purpose of dining on human flesh. A crack government/military team (haha) is sent to investigate. They are soon in battle with the aliens in this hilarious gross-out scifi improvised delight. Don't expect LOTR, hell don't even expect Dead Alive - but this is still an absolutely wonderful film!

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Awesome cult classic on 2-Disc DVD!
John Lindsey | Socorro, New Mexico USA. | 02/01/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"It seems strange that a New Zealand town has been invaded by hungry alien intruders and some of the poulation has been disappearing like rabbits. They disguise themselves as regular humans to not look suspicious but the New Zealand government hires a team of exterminators such as Ozzy (Terry Potter), Barry (Peter O'Herne), Frank (Mike Minette) and Derek (Peter Jackson) to investigate. They discover the aliens's plan on using human flesh for the latest in their intergalactic fast-food chain business but can the bumbling team save the human race or will they end up as lunch?

Sick, twisted and hilarious Science Fiction horror action comedy from writer and director Peter Jackson made one hell of a debut here. Before he did "Lord of the Rings", "King Kong", "Dead Alive", "Meet The Feebles" and "Heavenly Creatures" he made this New Zealand production which was became an independent sensation in that country to now in the US thanks to video, midnight theater showings and DVD. What works here is that the humor is absolutely morbid from aliens drinking vomit to the hilarious exploding sheep sequence and the storyline is very good as well. Yes the acting is bad but what can you expect from a b-movie? it has that feel of Troma and Herschell Gordon Lewis combined here and some crowdpleasing gore scenes such as headings exploding, brains splattering, cannibalism, dimsemberment and everything but the kitchen sink. This film is not for the squeamish or everyone but for those with a taste of dark comedy with Sci-fi and horror thrown in it, i recommend this.

This 2-Disc Limited Edition DVD contains beautiful picture and sound in a great THX-remastered widescreen edition with only three extras such as a 25 minute featurette, trailer and bio.

Also recommended: "Dead Alive (a.k.a. Braindead)", "Critters 1 & 2", "Grindhouse", "Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956 and 1978)", "From Dusk Till Dawn", "Black Sheep (2006)", "Evil Dead 1 & 2", "Re-Animator", "The Toxic Avenger", "Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead", "Tromeo and Juliet", "Cannibal Ferox", "The Deadly Spawn (a.k.a. Return of the Aliens)", "Contamination", "Day of the Dead (1985)", "Dawn of the Dead (1978 and 2004)", "Hot Fuzz", "Shaun of the Dead", "Bride of Re-Animator", "Killer Klowns from Outer Space", "War of the Worlds (1953 and 2005)", "Aliens", "Predator", "The Blob (1988)", "The Thing (1982)", "Riki-Oh The Story of Ricky", "Terror Firmer", "Severence", "The Curse (1987)" and "Versus".