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The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Fantasy, Horror  |  13 July 1977 (USA)
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A shipwrecked survivor discovers a remote island with a mad scientist.

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A ship-wrecked man floats ashore on an island in the Pacific Ocean. The island is inhabited by a scientist, Dr. Moreau, who in an experiment has turned beasts into human beings. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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The second of three mid-1970s filmed adaptations of H.G. Wells stories from the American International Pictures studio production house. The first had been The Food of the Gods (1976) whilst the third was Empire of the Ants (1977) which launched the same year as The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977). See more »

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When Braddock is seen rowing towards the island in the beginning of the film his shirt is dry, but as he jumps off the boat into the surf it is now completely wet. See more »

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Andrew Braddock: [to Moreau] No, no! You're the animal!
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Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja
(Papageno's Aria from "Die Zauberflöte" K.620)
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What Is The Law?
23 April 1999 | by (Markham,Ontario) – See all my reviews

"The Island Of Dr.Moreau" is the remake of the H.G. Well's 1933 Classic "Island Of Lost Souls". Burt Lancaster is great as Dr.Moreau. This is a very well done movie. The make-up of Tom Burman & John Chambers is outstanding. All of the creatures look very realistic. This is a movie that I would love to have on DVD. I never saw the other remake of this. But from what I have heard, it was pretty awful. Classic Lines:

What Is The Law? Not to walk on all fours.

What Is The Law? Not to shed the blood of another man. That is the law.....


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