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Blood Beach (1980)

Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Harry Caulder
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Catherine Hutton
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Sgt. Royko
Otis Young ...
Lt. Piantadosi
Lena Pousette ...
Marie
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Capt. Pearson
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Hoagy
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Dr. Dimitrios
Eleanor Zee ...
Mrs. Selden
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Mrs. Hench
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Ruth Hutton
Mickey Fox ...
Moose
Laura Burkett ...
Girl in Sand
Marleta Giles ...
Girlfriend
Jacqueline Randall ...
2nd Girl
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Storyline

Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature responsible? Where does it live, and where did it come from? And is there any chance of it reproducing? Meanwhile, David Huffman and Mariana Hill are once-almost-married old friends, reunited over the death of her mother on the beach, and searching for clues in the abandoned buildings where they used to play when they were young. Written by Brian C. Madsen <bcmmovies@earthlink.net>

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beach | sand | monster | death | spoof | See All (15) »

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It's a nice place to visit, but you don't want to die there. See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

28 January 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La playa del terror  »

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Although basically a low-budget "B" picture, since its release it has gained somewhat of a cult following. See more »

Goofs

Clearly shown above Harry and Catherine's heads 34 minutes in. See more »

Quotes

[after finding a single eyeball on the beach]
Sergeant Royko: Hey, Harry! What color eyes your stewardess have... had?
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Crazy Credits

While the credits role, numerous Blood Beach creatures pop-up unnoticed throughout the beach See more »

Connections

Spoofs Jaws (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Flesh and Blood
Words and Music by Darrell Fetty
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An eclectic jazz-synthesizer sound track
5 April 2001 | by (Vancouver, British Columbia) – See all my reviews

BLOOD BEACH is slow-paced and not as chock-full of scares and action as I hoped it to be, but the saving grace is the music score by composer Gill Melle. It's an eclectic combo of jazz and synthesizer that embodies the atmosphere of the haunted beach. The main theme is a rumbling warning of doom. If you're a sound track aficionado, check it out because I don't think this music has ever been released on record or tape, let alone compact disc.


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