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This scene has bugged me for years:

  • It's night time IIRC
  • Guy is outside, leaning against a car, probably a parking lot
  • He eats something, most likely a burger/sandwich
  • Feels something strange, reaches his hand for his belly
  • His hand is wet with blood or green goo IIRC
  • Creature comes out and flies away
  • He watches as it flies away
  • IIRC there's no panic, he doesn't freak out
  • Most likely an American production
  • Watched on TV, in the 90's, could be older though

This is probably my memory playing tricks on me, but the movie may end with a old man and a boy watching a movie in an old cinema or something.

I posted this same question years ago on a website focused on horror movie and it got 1 comment saying they were looking for the same scene. But the website is long gone (archive https://web.archive.org/web/20120803214930/best-horror-movies.com/little-monster-comes-out-of-guys-tummy-and-flies-away.html)

  • I wonder if this is from Fringe... Do you happen to remember if it was a movie, TV show, or mini-series? – Kevin Fischer Apr 16 '18 at 19:50
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    Most likely a movie, but expanding the scope, I considered the possibility of being part of an anthology like Creepshow or tv series like "Are you afraid of the dark?" I'm currently looking through a list of movies by year, starting from the 1980, so far nothing. – yoma Apr 17 '18 at 2:43
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Lobster man From Mars (1989)

Around the 26 minutes mark this scene comes up. It's not exactly outdoors. It happens inside a garage while the doors are open. The guy, a small town mechanic, is leaning against the garage's work table when he eats the hamburger.

Regarding the old man and boy watching the movie, the IMDB movie summary says:

Young film student tries to sell his weird movie to a desperate film producer who is in need of a tax write-off. The producer screens the film "Lobster Man From Mars". What follows is one of the most bizarre and funny film within-a-film sendups: Mars suffers from an air leakage, and send the dreaded Lobster Man to Earth to steal its air. The plot is foiled by a mad scientist, a girl, and an army colonel. The producer buys the movie, but it makes a huge profit and the producer is sent to jail, with the film student taking his place as the studio hot shot

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