When his research project is closed down, Simon Kress rescues a few of its living subjects and transplants them to a recreation of their native Martian environment in his barn. They grow and learn, but then Kress makes an error with disastrous implications.
Did You Know?
The Control eye (before the opening title) is partly based from the "ANNUIT COEPTIS" all-seeing eye, on the back of a standard US $1.00 bill. See more
In the scene about 01:09:00 into the movie Dr. Simon Kress is in the bathroom throwing up in the toilet and it cuts to him sitting on the floor of the bathroom next to the toilet, and then the toilet slightly moves. Furthermore you can see that it is not anchored to the floor and doesn't have a water supply line and shut off valve coming out of the wall, I'm surprised nobody else has noticed this it's clearly visible at 1:09:20. See more
The Control Voice
Some of man's greatest achievements have been motivated by a driving need for love and acceptance. What happens when that need for recognition becomes a desire to be revered and then worshipped like a god?
References 2001: A Space Odyssey