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Of Unknown Origin

Director: George P. Cosmatos Run Time: 88 min. Format: 35mm Rating: R Release Year: 1983

Starring: Peter Weller, Jennifer Dale, Lawrence Dane

This November, The Deuce has a special furry feast in store for YOU! And it’s OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN! Peter Weller finds he’s got a pesky problem in his picture-perfect (possibly supposedly Water Street-located) brownstone while the fam’s away on vacay… and the more bothersome it becomes, the more ballistic the boy gets! Bonkers!!

Basically, it’s Robocop versus a rat!! Not a “monster rat” nor a “mutant rat” – not a rat “possessed by the devil” – or even a necessarily “evil” rat.. just your average, big fat wily rat… THAT CAN’T BE GOT RID OF!! Imagine the REALISM to be had for the lucky Times Square Cine 42 viewers trying to avoid the theater’s own “wildlife” scurrying underfoot!