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The Great Alligator (1979)
"Il fiume del grande caimano" (original title)

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Tourists on a tropical island anger an island god, who turns himself into a giant alligator and stalks them.

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Alice Brandt
Claudio Cassinelli ...
Daniel Nessel
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Joshua
Romano Puppo ...
Peter
Fabrizia Castagnoli ...
Minou's Mother
Enzo Fisichella ...
Maurice, lover of Minou's Mother
Lory Del Santo ...
Jane
Anny Papa ...
Laura
Bobby Rhodes ...
Joshua's forman
Clara Colosimo ...
Tourist
Peter Boom ...
Tourist With Rifle
Giulia D'Angelo ...
British Tourist
Marco Mastantuono ...
British Tourist
Piero Jossa
Marco Giannoni
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A tourist resort in Africa finds itself at the mercy of a huge man-eating crocodile from a local native legend which the croc is the incarnation of a native god angered by the intrusion of the tourists on its nesting ground. After a new natives are killed and eaten, they naturally blame the tourists and set out to kill them while the survivors try to rally on a boat with the hungry crocodile in the water, and the blood-thirsty natives on land waiting for them. Written by Anonymous

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3 November 1979 (Italy)  »

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The GREAT Alligator? Uhm....no.
21 August 1999 | by (Prosper, Texas) – See all my reviews

Very bad film. Very, very, very bad film. It's a rarity, but it defenitly is not worth hunting down. This Italian Jaws rip-off makes little sense most of the time, and no sense the rest. The "alligator" is not at all convincing, and many of the sub-plots go nowhere. If it's at the local video store, you may want to watch it if you're a fan of monster movies, but it's not worth hunting down.


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