Many of the names involved with THE ARRIVAL are associates of prolific B-moviemaker Charles Band and his Full Moon Entertainment company. The result is a sort of Full Moon Lite, a picture with the surface gloss of a Band production but nothing inside.
An unseen extraterrestrial has crashed to Earth and--like the monsters in TREMORS, burrowed underground (thus saving filmmakers the inconvenience of having to show it). Early on it enters the body of 73-year-old Max Page (Robert Sampson), who appears to die, but revives in the hospital and
recuperates at an amazing rate. Soon he's home again, seemingly healthy but cursed with a craving for young women's blood and ...