Of Unknown Origin

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Of Unknown Origin ★★½ 1983 (R)

Weller encounters a mutated rampaging rat in his New York townhouse while his family is away on vacation. His house becomes the battleground in a terror-tinged duel of survival. A well-done rat thriller not for those with a delicate stomach. Based on the novel “The Visitor.” 88m/C VHS, DVD . CA Peter Weller, Jennifer Dale, Lawrence Dane, Kenneth Welsh, Louis Del Grande, Shannon Tweed; D: George P. Cosmatos; W: Brian Taggert; C: Rene Verzier.