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Roar (1981)

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Ravening jungle beasts assemble in flocks to invade an otherwise quiet home where they chase humans up and down stairways and from one room to another.

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John Marshall ...
John
Jerry Marshall ...
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Steve Miller ...
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Ravening jungle beasts assemble in flocks to invade an otherwise quiet home where they chase humans up and down stairways and from one room to another. Written by alfiehitchie & tipsyheadrinse

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There's never been a film like ROAR - and there never will be again!


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12 November 1981 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

El gran rugido  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)

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$2,000,000 (USA)
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Cinematographer Jan de Bont was mauled and scalped by a lion on the set. de Bont required over 120 stitches to sew his scalp back from where a lion had bitten his head. After medical treatment, de Bont actually returned to the production to complete his D.O.P. duties. See more »

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An interesting look at a man trying to preserve his family and a dream!
9 October 2003 | by (Hollywood, California) – See all my reviews

Roar is an interesting look at how a man must fight to keep his ideals and his family. As a man must decide how to face a world taken over by animals, he must face his worst fears. That of deciding between cats and his family. While his family fights for their lives.


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