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Brief Synopsis: "Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child."

Overall Ranking: 1762 (Rank from 1977: # 10)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 75%
Regular 0%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 25%


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People Involved

  • Jack Nance (Henry Spencer)
  • Charlotte Stewart (Mary X)
  • Allen Joseph (Mr. X)
  • Jeanne Bates (Mrs. X)
  • Judith Roberts (Beautiful Girl Across the Hall)
  • Laurel Near (Lady in the Radiator)
  • T. Max Graham (The Boss)
  • Jennifer Chambers Lynch (Little Girl)
  • Hal Landon Jr. (Pencil Machine Operator)
  • Jean Lange (Grandmother)
  • David Lynch (Director)
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