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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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A tropical paradise, untouched by man... where a bizarre civilization exists. See more »


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A Ilha do Dr. Moreau  »

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Second of two back-to-back sci-fi/horror films for actress Barbara Carrera who had appeared in the previous year's Embryo (1976). Both pictures were produced by Sandy Howard and included three of the same make-up department personnel. 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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Version of Island of Lost Souls (1932) See more »

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Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja
(Papageno's Aria from "Die Zauberflöte" K.620)
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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The best version!
11 October 2001 | by (Atlanta, Georgia USA) – See all my reviews

This verson of the HG Wells story is the best and most entertaining ever filmed. Director Don Taylor makes this film shine with creepiness and horror. Laurance Rosenthal's score is hard to find, but a great soundtrack when you can track it down. The late Burt Lancaster is fantastic and the "mad" doctor and all the make-up effects are superb! See this one!


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