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Screamers (1979)
"L'isola degli uomini pesce" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Horror  |  26 June 1981 (USA)
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Aquatic creatures threaten the existence of a mysterious island.

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After their prison ship sinks in the Caribbean, a group of prisoners and a doctor wash ashore on a seemingly deserted island. They soon discover a strange couple, who invite them to stay at their house. While the prisoners try to plan an escape, the doctor does some investigating, and soon finds out just what the pair are really doing, and why the prisoners keep disappearing mysteriously. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Be Warned: You will actually see a man turned inside-out. See more »

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Island of the Fishmen  »

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Actors Mel Ferrer, Jim Alquist, Eunice Bolt, Tom J. Delaney and Cameron Mitchell only appear in the American (US) version of the movie. See more »

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Referenced in Shivers (1995) See more »

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Very entertaining.
8 September 2004 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

When a group of escaped convicts manage to flee to a remote island,they soon find that their new home is inhabited by a strangely menacing doctor(Richard Johnson of "Zombi 2" fame),a mad scientist(Joseph Cotten),his beautiful daughter(Barbara Bach)and a horde of superstitious natives.The tribesmen say that the doctor has created grotesque half-human,half-fish creatures for evil,secretive purposes.And though at first the prisoners do not believe this,as they disappear,one by one,they begin to change their minds."Screamers" is a very entertaining mix of "Mysterious Island" and "Humanoids from the Deep".There is plenty of gore with really cool decapitation scene and throat tearing to boost.The acting is so-so,but the film is fast-paced and entertaining.Give it a look.8 out of 10.


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