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Writers:
Frank Arnold (story) &
Martin B. Cohen (story) ...
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Release Date:
May 1980 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Between Life and Death, There Is ... "Humanoids from the Deep" See more »
Plot:
Scientific experiments backfire and produce horrific mutations: halfman, halffish which terrorize a... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Directed by
Barbara Peeters 
Jimmy T. Murakami (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
Frank Arnold (story) &
Martin B. Cohen (story)

William Martin (screenplay) (as Frederick James)

Produced by
Martin B. Cohen .... producer
Hunt Lowry .... co-producer
Roger Corman .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
James Horner 
 
Cinematography by
Daniel Lacambre (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Mark Goldblatt 
 
Art Direction by
Michael Erler 
 
Makeup Department
Karoly Balazs .... makeup artist: second unit (as Charles T. Balasz)
Steve Johnson .... special makeup effects assistant
Marla Manalis .... hair stylist
Marla Manalis .... makeup artist
Shawn McEnroe .... special makeup effects assistant
Kenny Myers .... special makeup effects assistant (as Ken Myers)
Margaret Prentice .... special effects makeup (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Thomas Mann .... production manager
Peter Manoogian .... production manager: second unit
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James Sbardellati .... first assistant director
James Sbardellati .... second unit director
Jan Wieringa .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Kathleen Hughes .... property master (as Kathleen Devlin Hughes)
Maureen Hughes .... assistant props
Dan Morski .... assistant art director
Rick Moore .... painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Joseph Geisinger .... boom operator
Mark Harris .... sound mixer
Jonathon 'Earl' Stein .... sound mixer: second unit (as Earl Stein)
Kendrick Sweet .... dialogue editor (as Ken Sweet)
David Lewis Yewdall .... sound editor (as David Yewdall)
Jonathon 'Earl' Stein .... replacement sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Roger George .... special effects
Chris Walas .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Diamond Farnsworth .... stunts (as Hill Farnsworth)
Jack Tyree .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bernard Auroux .... photographer: second unit
Ben Batzdorff .... grip
Ted Boehler .... underwater camera operator: second unit
Michael Bolner .... best boy
Mike Connors .... grip (as Michael Connors)
Paul Elliott .... assistant camera
Steven Finestone .... assistant camera
Wiley Fox .... gaffer
Robert Gray .... assistant camera: second unit
Stephen W. Gray .... photographer: second unit
Bruce Hamme .... gaffer: second unit
Rowdy Herrington .... electrician
Sharon Kirkpatrick .... still photographer
Michael Lund .... assistant camera: second unit
David W. Nims .... generator operator (as David Nims)
David W. Nims .... swing man (as David Nims)
Gil Schwartz .... key grip: second unit
Philip Sloan .... key grip (as Phil Sloan)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nina Padovano .... wardrobe: second unit
Barbara Scott .... wardrobe (as Barbara K. Scott)
 
Editorial Department
Kent Beyda .... associate editor
 
Music Department
Ford A. Thaxton .... soundtrack album producer: GNP Crescendo Records (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Diana Austin .... location auditor
Rob Bottin .... humanoids creator & designer
Bob Harrison .... title designer: main titles
Brenda Haverstock .... production assistant
Gale Anne Hurd .... production assistant (as Gale Hurd)
Nancy Kelly .... location coordinator
Sharon Kirkpatrick .... script supervisor: second unit
Rhea Lewis .... script supervisor
Connie Papineau .... script supervisor: second unit
Taira Rosales .... extras coordinator
Lucia Schultz .... production coordinator
Jeff Shank .... production assistant
Steve Shank .... production assistant
Craig Storper .... coordinator: Los Angeles
Kent Adamson .... production assistant (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Monster" - , International (English title) (racier version)
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Runtime:
80 min
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Color (Metrocolor)
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Certification:
Australia:MA (cable rating) | Australia:R (original rating) | France:-12 | Netherlands:16 (orginal rating) | Norway:(Banned) (1980-2003) (cinema release) | Sweden:15 | UK:18 | USA:R | West Germany:18

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Trivia:
The picture was filmed during October, November and December 1979.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When the Native American brings his dead dog onto the dance-floor, it is covered with blood. But during the fight moments later, a lot of the blood is gone.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Serial Killing 4 Dummys (2004)See more »

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18 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
Campy Crapola, 25 January 2004
Author: Gafke from United States

This movie seems to pick up where "Creature From The Black Lagoon" left off. We all know that the Gill Man wanted some hot, steamy Amazonian sex with the pretty girl in the white bathing suit...but no way were they going to show that happening back in the 50s! Well, along came 1980 and the Gill Man is either high-fiving his amphibious descendants, or he's rolling over in his watery grave.

A bunch of salmon (yes, salmon!) exposed to pollution, mutate into some pretty cool looking monsters and go on a rape and murder spree in a small Pacific Northwest fishing village. There's also a subplot concerning Native Americans protesting the pollution of their waters, but it seems like an afterthought, as no one could really stretch a story about horny monsters out for an hour and a half. Young, sexually active women in bikinis beware! The monsters are determined to procreate, and do so in a couple of nasty, icky rape scenes. There's also an infamously gross-out climax (no pun intended) in which a rape victim gives birth to a monstrous fish baby. And she didn't reach for a coat hangar earlier because why?

Yeesh, now I know why Lovecraft hated fish so much. These guys are nasty! The rubber costumes are great, giving us icky slimy fishmen with giant exposed brains, nasty little piranha teeth and incredibly elongated arms. There's lots of bare, jiggling breasts and really stupid people getting their guts clawed out, so if you like naked girls and gore, don't miss this one.

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