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I've been trying to remember a movie I saw when I was very young for a few months now, but haven't been able to find anything based on what few details I remember. Here's what I do definitely know:

  • I was no older than six when I saw it, so I watched it in 1995 at the latest.
  • I watched it at home meaning it would have been rented from a video store, so it's likely to have been made at least a few years before I saw it.
  • It was set on earth, rather than on another planet or in space.
  • There was an alien villain which would, when angry, morph from human shape into its alien form. I can't be definite but I want to say that part of the morphing involved him/his skin turning inside out. One of these transformations was triggered when he was hit in the groin.

I had thought it may have starred Tim Allen, which in turn led me to Galaxy Quest, but that doesn't fit. Unfortunately I can't be definite about any other details that I may think I remember; I've seen a lot of science fiction movies in the eighteen years since so there's probably a lot of merging aspects of several of them. However, I'm hoping that the details I do definitely recall will result in somebody else remembering it.

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I'm pretty certain that this is Suburban Commando starring Hulk Hogan and Christopher Lloyd and released in 1991.

Suburban Commando Poster

Hulk Hogan is a warrior who crashes on Earth and ends up living with Lloyd's family. Of course, hilarity ensues.

The villain is General Suitor who is, of course, disguised as a human - but when he gets angry, turns into a creature that looks an awful lot like The Creature From The Black Lagoon.

I don't recall the specific scene (probably tried to block it out), but someone in this thread mentions a scene similar to the one you recall.

Suburban Commando: when Gen. Suitor gets sucker punched in the balls, he turns into something of cross between the Creature from the Black Lagoon and Predator.

General Suitor - alien form

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    That's it, thank you. This has been bugging me for a while and now I don't have to worry about it any more. – Anthony Grist May 30 '13 at 15:09
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Sounds like Guyver. Guyver WIKI

Other than that, more details could be given, enemies, etc...

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