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Island Claws (1980)

PG | | Horror, Sci-Fi
A biological experiment in Florida goes awry. The result: 8-foot long land crabs which roar loudly and kill everything in sight.

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Rosie
Jo McDonnell ...
Jan Raines
Martina Deignan ...
Lynn
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Dr. McNeal
Tony Rigo ...
Joe
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Frank Raines
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Margarite
Frank Schuller ...
Coy
Mal Jones ...
Ames
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Chuck
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Charley (as Ric O'Feldman)
Will Knickerbocker ...
Garland
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A biological experiment in Florida goes awry. The result: 8-foot long land crabs which roar loudly and kill everything in sight.

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The screenplay was written by Jack Cowden and Ricou Browning, the creators of family-friendly films/series like the "Flipper" franchise or Salty (1973). See more »

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Please talk through this movie
2 July 2000 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

This was perhaps one of the funniest movies I've seen in a long time. Because it was bad (of course!). There is no reason to sit through this movie seriously like you would with "Schindler's List" or even "Fletch". Talk with your friends through it. Laugh. Make comments. PLEASE!!!! The plot involves little crabs ganging up on people and killing a few (the best scene is where all the tiny crabs manage to overturn a trailer home and catch it on fire). There's a giant paper mache-looking crab too, but I wasn't too sure of its purpose. That goes to show how bad this film was. When you don't know why they had the giant crab (it appears on the box! grrrrr! beware humans!), then it's a bad bad movie.


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