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Director: Jon Wright. Writer: Kevin Lehane. Cast: Richard Coyle, Ruth Bradley, Russell Tovey, Lalor Roddy, David Pearse, Bronagh Gallagher, Pascal Scott, Clelia Murphy, Louis Dempsey and Micheál O'Gruagain. Grabbers is a creature feature from Ireland. But, the film is more than that. Grabbers blends genres, while creating one of the better love stories onscreen. This title, from Belfast born director Jon Wright, utilizes some great creature effects. And, the film has a subtle charm, which comes through strongest in Trevor Forest's cinematography. Grabbers is a memorable film. The film borrows its story from classic b-movies of the '50s. An alien creature has washed up on the Irish shores of Donegal. This monster is hungry. it sets its sights on the local Irish populace. Those under attack quickly learn that the creature is allergic to alcohol. Then, the defenders begin to drink copious amounts of liquor, to the monster's detriment and to the viewer's enjoyment. »

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