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The Ancient Killer is the main antagonist of the 1972 Spanish-British horror film Horror Express.

When a formless alien crash-lands on a primordial Earth, it lives in the bodies of various prehistoric creature before being frozen as a primitive hominid, which is then found by an anthropologist.

Appearance

The alien is formless, being made entirely of energy. It takes on the form of whatever organism it is possessing.

Powers and Abilities

The Ancient Killer possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Possession

Fate

The alien is killed when the train it is controlling plummets into a canyon.

Trivia

  • The film stars Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing, who both starred in the Star Wars franchise as Count Dooku and Grand Moff Tarkin, respectively.

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