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  • Bad Taste (1987)


    R | 1h 31min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Comedy

    Published Sat., January 06, 2018

  • Bad Taste (1987) Release Dates

  • In Theaters: March 04, 2016
  • DVD: May 01, 2016

Bad Taste (1987) Plot & Synopsis


Starring Peter Jackson, Peter Vere-Jones, Tony Hiles, Steven Smith, Ken Hammon

Directed by Peter Jackson

Before director Peter Jackson would become famous for his The Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit movies, he made this horror sci-fi comedy film titled Bad Taste (1987). This movie featured aliens hunting humans for the meat in their intergalactic fast food chains. Bad Taste released in the US in June 1989 and is 91 minutes long. Bad Taste is a true movie of the 80’s. Terry Potter, Pete O’Herne, Craig Smith, and Peter Jackson star in Bad Taste.

Synopsis: Derek and his friends must investigate the missing people in a small village. Then they find out its human formed aliens that are really big headed monsters that used all the people in the small village into their snack burgers. Now, Derek must save the day and the world with his chainsaw before the meat eaters strikes the whole planet. Will Derek kill all the aliens?

Tagline: One thing the aliens hadn't counted on was Derek, and Dereks don't run!

Storyline: The population of a small town disappears and is replaced by aliens that chase human flesh for their intergalactic fast-food chain.

  • Bad Taste (1987) Movie Details

  • Directors: Peter Jackson
  • Writers: Peter Jackson, Tony Hiles, Ken Hammon
  • Cast: Peter Jackson, Peter Vere-Jones, Tony Hiles, Steven Smith, Ken Hammon, Grant Taylor, Pete O'Herne, Graham Butcher, Janine Riely, Terry Potter, Bob Haliburton, Robert Johnston, Margaret Byford, Craig Smith, Andrew McKay, Scott Bradshaw, Mike Minett, Clive Haywood, Mark Lamey, John McTavish, Giles Forrest, Doug Wren, John Nelson, Carol Taylor, Dean Lawrie, Graham Nesbitt, Dean Taylor, Kim Taylor, John Logan Jr., Dave Hamilton
  • Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi, Comedy
  • Producers: Tony Hiles, Peter Jackson
  • Musicians: Michelle Scullion, Jay Snowfield
  • Cinematographers: Peter Jackson
  • Editors: Peter Jackson, Jamie Selkirk
  • Our Score: 6/10 by Michael A.
  • Average Rating: 6.49/10 of 40,336 Votes!
  • Runtime: 91 min / 1h 31min
  • Year: 1987
  • MPAA Rating: R
  • Oscars: 0
  • Awards: 0
  • Nominations: 0
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