Of Unknown Origin

  • 1983
  • Movie
  • R
  • Horror

A surprisingly effective film, OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN pits a successful advertising executive, Bart (Peter Weller), against a super-intelligent female rat in his newly renovated Manhattan townhouse. After his wife and son go off on vacation, Weller is left home alone to do battle with the huge sewer rat that has invaded. The battle grows as Bart comes home from...read more

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Of Unknown Origin - Official Trailer
01:07 — A man rebuilding his pricey townhouse enters a fight to death with a plague of invading rats.

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Of Unknown Origin TCM

Cat-and-mouse game with a twist---a real rodent is terrorizing an executive (Peter Weller). Meg: Shannon Tweed. Lorrie: Jennifer Dale. Eliot: Lawrence Dane. James: Kenneth Welsh. Clete: Louis Del Grande. George Pan Cosmatos directed.

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  • Released: 1983
  • Rating: R
  • Review: A surprisingly effective film, OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN pits a successful advertising executive, Bart (Peter Weller), against a super-intelligent female rat in his newly renovated Manhattan townhouse. After his wife and son go off on vacation, Weller is left home… (more)

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