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Film / Thirst (2015)

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Thirst is a Sci-Fi Horror Movie by Greg Keifer.

Burt Goodman (Karl Makinen), Claire Taylor (Jes Macallan), and Roth Young (Jon Redlinger) run a wilderness boot camp for wayward teens out in the desert. They have recently gotten their latest batch of teens, and they're not happy to be there. However, since the boot camp is miles away from civilization, they have no choice but to stay.

On a wilderness hike, they discover a strange spherical object out in the desert. Nearby, Burt and Claire discover the wrecked car of their friend Lenny (Jay Pease), and his corpse inside. Soon, they all realize that there's a bloodthirsty alien creature in the desert with them. One with a proboscis in its chest that allows it to suck one's vital fluids out of their body. Now, the top priority becomes surviving.

The film came out in 2015.

Thirst contains examples of:

  • Accidental Pervert: Near the beginning of the film, Roth ends up walking into a tent that Courtney's getting dressed in. Not the best first impression he could've made.
  • An Arm and a Leg: The alien gets an arm blown off by the makeshift gasoline cannons.
  • Asshole Victim: Trapper. He picked on Roth every chance he got, and even stole an escape vehicle. His ultimate fate is getting the alien's proboscis shoved through his torso.
  • Bizarre Alien Biology: The alien's life-sucking proboscis is located on its chest.
  • Dwindling Party: The cast get killed one by one by the alien until only Roth, Courtney, and Luis are left.
  • Eyeless Face: The alien has no visible eyes.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: The helicopter pilot, upon being grabbed by the alien's proboscic, flies the helicopter against a cliffside in the hopes of killing the alien in the explosion.
    • Aunt Summer makes her own by driving the forklift into the hangar that the alien, and the gasoline cannon, is located in.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: Trapper, courtesy of the alien's proboscis.
  • Made of Iron: The alien can shrug off shotgun fire, helicopter crashes, and EXPLOSIONS.
  • Mama Bear: The alien. She goes ape-shit when her baby gets killed.
  • One-Word Title: A given, the title being "Thirst" and all.
  • Super Strength: The alien is shown exhibiting this by throwing someone through the air and into a fence, causing it to break.
  • The Stinger: The camera pans along the ground at close range before setting on a radio... that starts to flicker.
  • Walking Techbane: The alien. Everyone knows it's nearby when radios and phones start flickering.