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Barracuda (1978)

PG | | Horror, Thriller | January 1979 (USA)
Little coastal town is being terrorized by deadly Barracudas.

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Mike Canfield (as Wayne David Crawford)
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Dr. Elliot Snow
Roberta Leighton ...
Liza Williams
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Papa Jack
Harry Kerwin ...
Goverment Agent #1
Rick Rhodes ...
Goverment Agent #2
Matt King ...
Agent Leaving
Robert G. Noe ...
Hotel Clerk
William Roundebush ...
Boy Student
Denise Taylor ...
Girl Student
Leigh Walsh ...
Girl Student
David Renier ...
Arguing Man on Street #1
Ray Michel ...
Arguing Man on Street #2
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Little coastal town is being terrorized by deadly Barracudas.

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Something Deadly in the Water...More Dangerous Than Any Shark or Killer Whale! See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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Trivia

Floyd, the newspaper reporter (Bob J. Shield), was dressed in the exact same style of clothes as worn by Darren McGavin's character Carl Kolchak in the 1974-75 tv series "Kolchak: The Night Stalker", who was also a newspaper reporter in that series. See more »

Goofs

A hand can be seen pushing a barracuda past the camera, when Bubba and the security guy go out in the boat and pick up the marine biologist diver from the water - as he's climbing into the boat. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff Ben Williams: Hey Sheriff! Sheriff, wait a minute. What have you got - a shark attack?
Deputy Lester: Now, nobody said anything about sharks, Floyd. Don't go starting any rumors.
Deputy Lester: Some poor kid drown, that's all!
Sheriff Ben Williams: No big story in that, fellows.
Floyd: A good reporter checks out everything.
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Not so bad (I really appreciate it!)
15 June 2000 | by (Curitiba, Brazil) – See all my reviews

I bought this movie because I really thought it would be terrible. I imagine something like "Spawn of the Slithis", or "Nazi Surfers Must Die", but this movie turns into a good one after all. In the beginning, the plot is very silly - barracudas eat people. Amazing. The filming under water, with the barracudas waving their tails while eating the limbs of people is laughing. But... in the middle of the movie the barracudas disappear, and the story, although with poor acting, is interesting. In fact, X-Files is very close to that. And the end is a lot better than one you could expect from a movie called "Barracuda".


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