TV Movie | R | | Horror, Sci-Fi
Crew of an undersea mining platform falls prey to mysterious and dangerous parasite. The parasite has the ability to affect people's minds, so survivors can't be certain who is safe and who... See full summary »
The password to activate the self-destruct device on the undersea platform is shown on the screen to be "Nostromo". Nostromo was also the name of the interstellar mining ship from the original Alien (1979) movie; a movie from which The Alien Within borrows ... ...
In the second to last scene with the flamethrowers there is a shot of a fire extinguisher putting out the flaming stuntman on the ground in the middle of shots of the standing stuntman being sprayed by the flamethrowers.
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