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Director:
Writer:
William Gray (screenplay)
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Release Date:
11 June 1982 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
It's loose... It's angry... And it's getting hungry! See more »
Plot:
Woman is raped at cocktail party. Years later, her son grows up to be a big hairy murderous monster... See more » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
*1/2 out of 4. See more (50 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Janet Julian ... Sandy Ralston
David Wallace ... Eric Simmons

John Wildman ... Nick Simmons
Janit Baldwin ... Carla Simmons
Joy Boushel ... Donna Blake
Layne Coleman ... Bert Defoe (as Lane Coleman)
Shay Garner ... Ida Parsons
Page Fletcher ... Tom Rice
John McFadyen ... Ed Parsons
Garry Robbins ... Ida's Son
Mary Sullivan ... Teenage Ida

Directed by
Paul Lynch 
 
Writing credits
William Gray (screenplay)

Produced by
Anthony Kramreither .... producer
Michael Stevenson .... executive producer (as Michael M. Stevenson)
 
Original Music by
John Mills-Cockell  (as John Mills Cockell)
 
Cinematography by
Brian R.R. Hebb 
 
Film Editing by
Nick Rotundo 
 
Casting by
Lucinda Sill 
 
Art Direction by
Barbara Dunphy 
Carol Spier 
 
Makeup Department
Thomas Booth .... hair stylist (as Tom Booth)
Brenda Kirk .... special makeup effects artist
Karl Klinck .... assistant hair stylist
Lee Lanham .... assistant makeup artist
Louise Mignault .... makeup artist
Maureen Sweeney .... special makeup effects artist: humongous head (as Maureen Sweeney Donati)
 
Production Management
Nicholas J. Gray .... production manager (as Nick J. Gray)
Gwen Iveson .... supervising production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David McLeod .... second assistant director (as David MacLeod)
Bruce Moriarty .... second assistant director (as Bruce Moriarty)
Ray Sager .... assistant director
 
Art Department
John Board .... property master
Daniel R. Bradette .... assistant art director (as Daniel Bradette)
Inger Ellersen .... assistant set dresser
Christine MacLean .... set dresser (as Chris MacLean)
Tom Reid .... assistant props
Jim Taylor .... carpenter
Hugh Walker .... head carpenter
Robert White .... carpenter
William J. White .... construction coordinator
Lucinda Zak .... scenic artist (as Lucinda Zac)
Franc Reyes .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Elius Caruso .... sound re-recording mixer
Jack Heeren .... post sync dialogue
Gerry King .... sound recordist (as Gerald King)
Carol McBride .... boom operator
Peter McBurnie .... post sync effects
Marta Nielsen .... assistant sound editor
Nick Rotundo .... sound editor
Peter Thillaye .... sound editor
Tony Van den Akker .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Martin Malivoire .... special effects
Gordon J. Smith .... special effects (as Gordon Smith)
Danielle Fleury .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Neil Trifunovich .... special effects foreman (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Sandy Webb .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Andrew Binnington .... second assistant camera (as Andy Binnington)
Daniel Hainey .... electrician (as Dan Hainey)
Bill Heintz .... key grip
John Herzog .... lighting director
Ron Hewitt .... clapper loader
Hugh McLean .... electrician
David Pamplin .... first grip
John Phillips .... still photographer
John Phillips .... title photographer
Joe Sutherland .... best boy
David Towers .... first assistant camera
Reynald Trudel .... second grip (as Reynald Trudell)
John Wilson .... generator operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anne Armit .... wardrobe assistant (as Ann Armit)
Barbara Blake .... wardrobe assistant
Granada Venné .... wardrobe mistress (as Granada Venne)
 
Music Department
Bob Federer .... music engineer
 
Transportation Department
Rick Parker .... transportation captain
Richard Quinlan .... driver (as Rick Quinlan)
Chris Terry .... driver
 
Other crew
Tannis C. Baker .... continuity (as Tannis Baker)
Roman Buchok .... production assistant
Dennis Chapman .... production assistant
Marc Conway .... animal trainer
Edwina Follows .... trainee
Angela Gruenthal .... production coordinator
Robert Hannah .... permit coordinator (as R.L. 'Bobby' Hannah)
Travor Haws .... assistant to producer (as Trevor Haws)
Paul Lynch .... title designer
Michael MacDonald .... unit location manager
Marr Morgan .... production accountant
Mary Sullivan .... trainee
 

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Also Known As:
"Dog Island" - Belgium (English title) (video title)
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Runtime:
94 min | USA:97 min
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Trivia:
Garry Robbins, who plays the disfigured killer, was driven to the set in full monster make-up.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: When the dog pen is shown with the skeletons of the dogs, while one skull does belong to a dog, the close up shows a skull of an herbivore like a deer.See more »
Quotes:
Tom Rice:[before raping Ida] You're going to feel something now, old maid. You're going to know what you've been missing.See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Magic to MeSee more »

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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
*1/2 out of 4., 8 June 2002

A woman is raped, but her attacker is devoured by dogs. Several decades later, a group of teens arrive on the island, but fall victim to a humongous, deformed mutant; the result of the rape. Starts out interestingly enough, but quickly goes downhill with cliched characters and routine script. It's biggest problem though is it's awful lighting and you never ever get a good look at the creature.

Rated R; Rape, Brief Nudity, Violence.

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