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Screamers (1979)

L'isola degli uomini pesce (original title)
Aquatic creatures threaten the existence of a mysterious island.

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Amanda Marvin
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Lt. Claude de Ross
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Beryl Cunningham ...
Shakira
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Prof. Ernest Marvin
Franco Javarone ...
José (as Franco Iavarone)
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Peter
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Franco Mazzieri ...
François (as Francesco Mazzieri)
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Storyline

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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They're men turned inside out! And worse... they're still alive! See more »


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26 June 1981 (USA)  »

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Island of the Fishmen  »

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(Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The movie has had numerous titles for its English language releases which include "Screamers", "The Fish Men", "Island of Mutations", "Island of the Fishmen", "Something Waits in the Dark", and "The Island of the Fishmen". See more »

Goofs

The drawing of David Bushnell's 1775 submarine "Turtle" on the wall of the Professor's room is hung upside down. See more »

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pure fantasy/horror,a little derivative but still cool entertainment
26 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

action packed,with my favorite type of creature.I won't give any of it away if you have'nt seen it,cause it's worth taking the time to sit down and unravel in the mystery of things as presented in this film.It did gets slow at times and those were the moments my mind wondered which does easily anyways but moist of it kept me quietly thrilled,where you keep it in your head instead of letting it out,probably the mood I was in at the time.Special effects and action sequences you could feel made up for the occasional lulls.Of course there'es a duschload of movies out there exactly like this,the film still has it's own style and flavor,which I respect from underground independent horror movies anyways.


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