Without Warning (1980)

R | 89 mins | Horror, Science fiction | 19 September 1980

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HISTORY

Credits for this unviewed film are from an official studio credit list. The summary is derived from the 8 Sep 1980 Box, 23 Sep 1980 LAT, and 19 Sep 1980 DV.
       The 22 Jul 1980 HR carried an item noting that Filmways Pictures had acquired World Amusement Corp.'s recently completed feature, The Warning. The 31 Jul 1980 HR noted the title change to Without Warning, and that Filmways Pictures planned to release the film in late Aug 1980. The 6 Aug 1980 DV announced, however, that a Sep 1980 release was planned. The 19 Sep 1980 HR stated that the film was opening on ninety-nine screens that day. The 24 Sep 1980 HR noted that the film would open on eighty-five screens in the New York Metropolitan area on Friday 26 Sep, ... More Less

Credits for this unviewed film are from an official studio credit list. The summary is derived from the 8 Sep 1980 Box, 23 Sep 1980 LAT, and 19 Sep 1980 DV.
       The 22 Jul 1980 HR carried an item noting that Filmways Pictures had acquired World Amusement Corp.'s recently completed feature, The Warning. The 31 Jul 1980 HR noted the title change to Without Warning, and that Filmways Pictures planned to release the film in late Aug 1980. The 6 Aug 1980 DV announced, however, that a Sep 1980 release was planned. The 19 Sep 1980 HR stated that the film was opening on ninety-nine screens that day. The 24 Sep 1980 HR noted that the film would open on eighty-five screens in the New York Metropolitan area on Friday 26 Sep, 1980.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Box Office
8 Sep 1980.
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Daily Variety
6 Aug 1980.
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Hollywood Reporter
22 Jul 1980
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Hollywood Reporter
31 Jul 1980.
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Hollywood Reporter
19 Sep 1980.
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Hollywood Reporter
24 Sep 1980.
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Los Angeles Times
23 Sep 1980
p. 7.
New York Times
26 Sep 1980
p. 16.
Variety
6 Aug 1980.
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Variety
24 Sep 1980
p. 18.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Greydon Clark Production
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
1st asst dir
2d asst dir
PRODUCERS
Co-prod
Co-prod
Assoc prod
Assoc prod
Exec prod
Exec prod
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
1st asst cam
2d asst cam
Asst gaffer
Key grip
Still photog
ART DIRECTOR
Prod des
FILM EDITORS
Film ed
Asst ed
SET DECORATOR
COSTUMES
Special ward
Asst special ward
MUSIC
Mus score and electronic realization
SOUND
Prod sd
Sd ed
Post prod sd
VISUAL EFFECTS
Asst spec eff
MAKEUP
Special makeup
PRODUCTION MISC
Scr supv
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod accountant
STAND INS
Stunts
Stunts
COLOR PERSONNEL
Color by
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
It Came...Without Warning
The Warning
Release Date:
19 September 1980
Premiere Information:
Los Angeles opening: 19 September 1980
New York opening: 26 September 1980
Copyright Claimant:
World Amusement Partnership Number 106
Copyright Date:
7 October 1980
Copyright Number:
PA85923
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Widescreen/ratio
1.85:1
Duration(in mins):
89
MPAA Rating:
R
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Alien creatures from another planet land on Earth for an invasion. While on their way to join friends Beth and Tom for a lakeside outing, Sandy and Greg are warned by gasoline station attendant Taylor that strange things are happenings at the lake. Meanwhile a hunter and his son, Randy, are attacked in the woods by an alien, as is a scoutmaster leading his Cub Scouts to camp. Later, Sandy and Greg arrive at their destination to find Beth and Tom hanging in a shed with the other bodies. They run to a saloon where they recount their horrific adventure to Dobbs, Leo, Dave, and Aggy Taylor. Dobbs join Sandy and Greg in defeating the invaders, but other space creatures still lurk in outer ... +


Alien creatures from another planet land on Earth for an invasion. While on their way to join friends Beth and Tom for a lakeside outing, Sandy and Greg are warned by gasoline station attendant Taylor that strange things are happenings at the lake. Meanwhile a hunter and his son, Randy, are attacked in the woods by an alien, as is a scoutmaster leading his Cub Scouts to camp. Later, Sandy and Greg arrive at their destination to find Beth and Tom hanging in a shed with the other bodies. They run to a saloon where they recount their horrific adventure to Dobbs, Leo, Dave, and Aggy Taylor. Dobbs join Sandy and Greg in defeating the invaders, but other space creatures still lurk in outer space. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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