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Cast

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

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28 January 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La playa del terror  »

Box Office

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The look of the blood beach monster has frequently being compared to that of the subtropical carnivorous plant the Venus fly-trap. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Pearson: Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, you can't get to it.
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Connections

Spoofs Jaws (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Flesh and Blood
Words and Music by Darrell Fetty
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blood beach drive in fun movie
28 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK blood beach, a lot of people and critics hated it,i loved it.i liked the cast,the plot,the acting,the monster needed a little work.the soundtrack music i especially liked.Burt young plays a good sleaze ball in this making Paulie from rocky look like a saint.i originally seen this at a drive in movie with a date,so i didn't remember a lot till i seen it on cable years later.the ending screams sequel,but i guess it was'not in the cards.wish they would release this on DVD soon.Marianna hill was the greatest b-movie actress of the 70s and 80s.this being her best,well after her role as frados drunken girlfriend in godfather(72). john Saxon as the police chief with that memorable line;just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water,you cant get to it.classic b-movie schlock.blood beach is the bomb.6 out of 10


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