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The Flesh Eaters
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Behind this Membrane...You Will Be Driven To a Point...Midway Between Life and Death!
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A group of young adults are trapped on a desert island only to find the water inhabited by a violent form of flesh eating organisms. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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 (From WeAreMovieGeeks.com. 11 August 2011, 7:58 AM, PDT)

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Cast

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Martin Kosleck ... Prof. Peter Bartell
Byron Sanders ... Grant Murdoch
Barbara Wilkin ... Jan Letterman
Rita Morley ... Laura Winters
Ray Tudor ... Omar
Christopher Drake ... Matt
Darby Nelson ... Jim
Rita Floyd ... Radio Operator
Warren Houston ... Cab Driver (scenes deleted)
Barbara Wilson ... Ann
Ira Lewis ... Freddy Miller
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Curtis ... Radio Deejay (voice) (uncredited)
Arnold Drake ... Pete's Beat Singer (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Jack Curtis 
 
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Arnold Drake 

Produced by
Bernard Cherin .... associate producer
Jack Curtis .... producer
Arnold Drake .... producer
Terry Van Tell .... producer (as Terry Curtis)
 
Original Music by
Julian Stein 
 
Cinematography by
Carson Davidson 
 
Film Editing by
Radley Metzger 
 
Production Management
Lyn Fairhurst .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Martin Garcia .... sound engineer
Radley Metzger .... sound
Laverne Owens .... sound effects
 
Special Effects by
Roy Benson .... special effects
 
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Lyn Fairhurst .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Carroll .... camera operator
Fred Portnow .... assistant camera
 
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Evan J. Aivton .... technical advisor
 

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While filming on location at Montauk, New York, a real hurricane destroyed the sets and equipment. Production was delayed for a year and the cost rose from $60,000 to $105,000.See more »
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Omar:Hey! Wonder what makes 'em do it? You think they want the world to hate 'em? They wanna be punished because of some guilt complex? Hey - you think maybe they just kooky?See more »
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References Gunga Din (1939)See more »

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8 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Moderately Amusing, 17 April 2000
Author: DrSatan from The Land of Mortis

This is an early gore flick and is moderately amusing as both a horror film and unintentional comedy. The dialouge is ridiculous tripe, the actors aren't actually capable of acting, and the character's schemes are chock full of holes but this film manages to pull off some good old school gore (especially the scenes where the mad doctor gets it and the pilot's leg starts to get chewed off. The pacing isn't too bad, but overall this film just doesn't leave much of an impression.

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