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Zaat (1971)

 -  Fantasy | Sci-Fi  -  January 1971 (USA)
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A mad scientist transforms himself into an aquatic killer.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marshall Grauer ...
Wade Popwell ...
Paul Galloway ...
Gerald Cruse ...
Sanna Ringhaver ...
Dave Dickerson ...
...
Deputy Sheriff (as Archie Valliere)
Nancy Lien ...
Girl Camper
Russell Holcomb
Gloria Brady
Del Galloway
Hal Nearhoof
Jim Merrill ...
Boy on porch
Elizabeth Barton ...
Girl on porch
Bob Knowles
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Storyline

A mad scientist (and apparent former Nazi) unleashes his master plan: to transform himself into a mutated walking catfish, gain revenge on those who have spurned him, and kidnap nubile young women to similarly transform so that he can breed. Or something like that. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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It would take an atom bomb to wipe out the walking catfish! See more »

Genres:

Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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January 1971 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Attack of the Swamp Creatures  »

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

According to writer Ron Kivett, the monster has a leech-like mouth because it was originally supposed to suck the blood out of its victims. See more »

Goofs

When Walker Stevens is in bed and Rex is talking to him, the shadow of a boom mic is persistently visible before Martha joins him and the monster spies them through the window. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff Krantz: Well, I ain't seen that college education of yours do us much good so far.
Marine Biologist Rex: Walking fish wasn't part of the curriculum. They didn't teach us how to be kind to sheriffs, either - but I'm trying.
Sheriff Krantz: You better be, boy.
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Referenced in Luigi's Mansion (2001) See more »

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deplorable and mind-numbing.
31 January 2003 | by (pembroke,massachusetts.) – See all my reviews

Rented this because it had a cool monster on the cover. I should have asked the video store if I could destroy it for them. It was so slow and stupid. The monster is terrible and looks nothing like the one shown on the cover. If you are trying to fall a sleep, you MUST see this. It is so bad.......... No further comments for this brain-melter. Read a good book or see a good movie instead.


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