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The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977)

A shipwrecked survivor discovers a remote island owned a crazed scientist who is carrying out sinister experiments on the island's inhabitants.

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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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13 July 1977 (USA)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Second screen adaptation in the English language of H.G. Wells' novel "The Island of Dr. Moreau" (1896). The first had been Island of Lost Souls (1932) and the third was The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996). 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

Dr. Paul Moreau: How does a cell become enslaved to a form, to a destiny it can never change? Can we change that destiny?
Andrew Braddock: Should we?
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Referenced in Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002) 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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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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