The Hidden was a 1987 science fiction/horror film from New Line Cinema. The film was written by Jim Kouf and directed by Jack Sholder. The cast featured Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Nouri and Claudia Christian.This film received a MPAA rating of R, and was filmed in color with mono sound. The DVD version was remastered in Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound. At the time it was released it was an independent film and had been produced for less than US$5 million. A sequel, The Hidden II, directed by Seth Pinsker was released in 1994.
A murderous creature from outer space arrives on Earth and begins to inhabit human bodies as hosts. The creature seems driven to only do two things: drive fast exotic cars at reckless speeds and listen to loud heavy metal music, which leads to a confrontation with the police after it commits a bank robbery. The police officer in charge of the investigation, Sgt. Tom Beck (Nouri), is baffled when the suspect will not fall after being wounded several t