The Savage Is Loose (1974)

R  |   |  Adventure, Drama  |  15 November 1974 (USA)
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A husband, wife and their son are stranded on a remote island with no way off; as the son grows older, sexual tensions emerge.



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A husband, wife and their son are stranded on a remote island with no way off; as the son grows older, sexual tensions emerge.

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Final film directed by George C. Scott. See more »


Young David: Mother?
Maida: Yes?
Young David: Can we get married when I grow up?
Maida: Oh, David, you are such a funny child!
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unforgettable movie
10 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really liked this movie when I saw it YEARS ago. Like others I have never forgot it. I have searched for "savage" (I forgot the title)for a long time. Not for children for sure. Rather erotic esp for the times. I would buy the VHS if I could find it. I was not a prude when I first saw the movie but I remember being slightly shocked by the content. I enjoyed the survival aspect of the movie. Georgia Scott would have to work hard to make a bad movie in my opinion. Looking for a copy of "The Saveage is Loose". I can not remember the mother/wife in the movie but I do remember that she was rather hot. There were several "surprise" moments in the movie including the ending that I would not want to give away. If you haven't seen it and are rather open minded, do your self a favor and find it, and if you do please tell me where you found it.

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