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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

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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

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R | See all certifications »

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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

The look of the monster has frequently been compared to that of the subtropical carnivorous plant 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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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in The Sand (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Flesh and Blood
Words and Music by Darrell Fetty
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User Reviews

A UNIQUE HORROR FILM!!!!!
16 October 2001 | by (Baton Rouge, LA) – See all my reviews

This movie has an interesting story and you're not likely to predict what it is that is taking the lives of the characters in the film. The story takes place on a beach and when people begin to disappear it haves you wondering what it is. It will, however, keep you interested and the ending is not half bad either. To say that this is the best SCARY movie would be incorrect, however to say that it is the most unique is quite true. I really enjoyed this movie and I can honestly say that it had it's own unique style. See it if you haven't and if you can find it. It is a rare one and they don't make horror films like this anymore!!! This was a suspenseful film that caught me off guard on a few occasions and I hope I never have to experience that kind of terror. Released in 1980 to movie theatres and to video in 1982, this movie had a strange story, but a good story as well!!!


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