Directed by Larry Cohen, "Q" (also known as "American Monster", "Serpente alato, Il") is a Horror/Drama/Thriller film, released in the USA on October 08 of 1982 . Michael Moriarty is starring, alongside Candy Clark, David Carradine, Richard Roundtree, James Dixon and Malachy McCourt.
You'll just have time to scream... before it tears you apart!
Who directed "Q":
Q was directed by Larry Cohen, an American writer, producer, director, composer, and actor.
Before Q, Larry Cohen had directed Full Moon High, released in 1981, The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977), It's Alive (1974), Hell Up in Harlem (1973), Black Caesar (1973), and Bone (1972). Since, he directed Perfect Strangers, released in 1984, Special Effects (1984), A Return to Salem's Lot (1987), Deadly Illusion (1987), Wicked Stepmother (1989), and The Ambulance (1990).
What was the release date of "Q":
Q was initially released on Friday, October 08, 1982, in the United States. Also released on this day were Fast-Walking (dir. James B. Harris) and Lookin' to Get Out (dir. Hal Ashby). This was thirty-seven (37) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, September 08, 1982 in France and on Thursday, January 20, 1983 in Germany.
What is the cast of "Q":
At the casting of Q we find Michael Moriarty, previously seen in Who'll Stop the Rain (1978) and Report to the Commissioner (1975); Candy Clark (Nobody's Perfekt (1981), More American Graffiti (1979)); David Carradine (The Long Riders (1980), Circle of Iron (1978)) [ more... ]
- Michael Moriarty, James Dixon and Peter Hock also appeared together in A Return to Salem's Lot, released in 1987.
- David Carradine and Bruce Carradine also worked together in Americana, released in 1983.
- Peter Hock and James Dixon also worked together in Full Moon High, released in 1981.
- Shelly Desai and James Dixon also appeared together in Maniac Cop 2, released in 1990.
What is the Storyline of "Q":
The film's premise is that the Aztec god Quetzalcoatl, the "winged serpent", has been resurrected by a cult in modern New York City and is flying about, snatching people off the skyscrapers. Carradine and Roundtree play police detectives investigating the sudden rash of suspicious deaths, disappearances and dismemberings. Meanwhile a petty criminal (Moriarty), on the run after a failed robbery, accidentally discovers the creature's lair and tries to blackmail the city into paying for the [...]
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