The Unborn (1991)

USA, 1991
35mm film, colour
Ultra Stereo, English

An American horror film directed by Rodman Flender.

Plot Summary

Virginia and her husband Brad Marshall are desperate for a child but she is infertile. They decide to take part in an in-vitro fertilization program run by Dr Richard Meyerling and are delighted when Virginia becomes pregnant. But she soon begins to suspect that all is not well with her unborn child and that she has become part of a monstrous experiment…


Directed by: Rodman Flender
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© 1991 Concorde-New Horizons Corp.
Author: Concorde-New Horizons Corp.
Executive Producer: Mike Elliott
Produced by: Rodman Flender
Line Producer: Jonathan Winfrey
Written by: Henry Dominic
Director of Photography: Wally Pfister
Edited by: Patrick Rand
Music by: Gary Numan, Michael R. Smith
Sound Mixer: Bill Robbins
Costume Designer: Greg LaVoi
Key Make-Up & Hair: Kathleen Karridene
SPFX Make-Up: Joe Podnar
Baby Designed and Created by: Joe Podnar
Baby Mechanics Created by: John Criswell
Pyrotechnics: Dennis Peterson
Production Designer: Gary Randall

Brooke Adams (Virginia Marshall)
Jeff Hayenga (Brad Marshall)
James Karen (Dr Richard Meyerling)
K Callan (Martha Wellington)
Jane Cameron (Beth Sanders)
Kathy Griffin (Connie Chicago)
Wendy Kamenoff (Gloria)
Laura Stockman (Janet Robinson)
Jonathan Emerson (Mark Robinson)
Janice Kent (Cindy)
Matt Roe (Jeff)
Jessica Zingali (Alicia DeWitt)
Francis Smalls Collier (Bobby DeWitt)
Rick Podell (Chuck Martinez)
Lisa Kudrow (Louisa)
Angelina Estrada (Isabel)
Elizabeth Burrelle (Sally St Claire)
Brad Blaisdell (Globe reporter)
Daryl Haney (Officer Lumley)
Rick Dean (abortionist)

Alternative Titles

Horror baby – Italian title
Unborn – Kind des Satans – German title

The Unborn II (1994)


Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.528
Horror Films of the 1990s by John Kenneth Muir pp.193-194