The Borrower(Movie, 1991)

| 1h 30min | Genres: Science Fiction, Comedy, Horror
The BorrowerRating: 2.5/5 (with 1515 votes)
The Borrower is a 1991 American science fiction horror film directed by John McNaughton and starring Rae Dawn Chong, Tom Towles and Antonio Fargas. The story revolves around an alien serial killer, who is sent to Earth to live among humans as a form of penalty. Between making Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer in 1986 and the release of that film in 1990, director John McNaughton got sent numerous horror scripts. None of which he liked. In a 2017 interview he explained: "When I got the script for The Borrower I was broke. (...) And I got sent bad script after bad script and then came The Borrower, which in some sense was also a bad script, but the conceit that this creature takes the heads off of people and somehow occupies their lives, to me it was like a metaphor for what actors do. That gave me something to take a hold of, other than just t... ()
Movie poster of The Borrower

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About The Borrower

Aliens punish one of their own by sending him to earth. The alien is very violent, and when the body he occupies is damaged, he is forced to find another.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 9 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Portuguese (PT)
Status: Released
Release date US: 08/16/1991
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Ameaça do Espaço"
"The borrower, le voleur de têtes"
"O exogiinos"
"Il cacciatore di teste"
Budget: 2,000,000 USD

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