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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 Ilha do Dr. Moreau  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The nick-name for Dr. Moreau (Burt Lancaster)'s laboratory was "The House of Pain". See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Andrew Braddock: [to Moreau] What in the name of God are you doing?
Montgomery: Don't worry, Braddock. You'll get over it - just like I did!
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Featured in 100 Years of Horror: Mad Doctors (1996) 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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