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I remember seeing a movie in a store that I passed up on but am interested in finding again

Title had something to do with "Infection" or "Virus".

Cover had a guy with like a crab arm?

The plot had something to do with a guy trying to find some way to save his child who was mutated by some alien disease, and I think was in government care...

Oh and the kid has tentacles.

(Post edit I never watched it but it was in stores post 2007 and seemed to be featuring a Primarily Caucasian cast)

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    Hi, welcome to SF&F. When did you see this? Was it a live-action movie? In English?
    – DavidW
    Apr 29, 2022 at 16:48
  • I saw it in stores around 2007 and I believe it was live action. I cannot say if the movie was made in an English speaking country, but it did seem that it was marketed for an English speaking audience. May 4, 2022 at 17:47
  • From your edit, does that mean you don't think it is Meatball Machine?
    – FuzzyBoots
    May 4, 2022 at 17:49
  • No, I dont think its meat ball machine, though obscure guess May 4, 2022 at 17:57

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Could be Meatball Machine, wiki/Meatball_Machine

...During this encounter, Sachiko is attacked by the alien object which penetrates her and turns her into a bio-mechanical monster, a NecroBorg. These parasites take over human bodies and use their flesh to create weapons which they use to fight each other. Yōji is also infected and the plot eventually leads to a showdown fight to the death between the two would-be lovers. A side plot concerns a father who is out to kill the NecroBorgs who have also infected his daughter...

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  • Thats certainly something up my alley, but this particular film seemed to be directed for English speakers, or at the very least, I saw it in a store in America, around 2007ish. It also had primarily Caucasian characters on the case (I never ended up buying it to my regret) May 4, 2022 at 17:50
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Inalienable made 2007 has a boy with tentacles and the virus plot. District 9 has the crab arm man 2009.

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    Hi, welcome to SF&F. Please only post one answer at a time; InAlienable might be a reasonable answer; you should focus on that and explain in more detail how it matches the question, preferably with some screenshots.
    – DavidW
    Oct 31, 2023 at 15:36

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