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Razorback (1984)

A vicious wild boar terrorizes the Australian outback. The first victim is a small child who is killed. The child's granddad is brought to trial for killing the child but acquitted. The ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Carl Winters
Arkie Whiteley ...
Sarah Cameron
Bill Kerr ...
Jake Cullen
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Benny Baker
David Argue ...
Dicko Baker
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Beth Winters
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Danny
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Turner
Don Smith ...
Wallace
Mervyn Drake ...
Andy
Redmond Phillips ...
Magistrate
Alan Becher ...
Counsel (as Alan Beecher)
Peter Schwarz ...
Lawyer (as Peter Schwartz)
Beth Child ...
Louise Cullen
Rick Kennedy ...
Farmer
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Storyline

A vicious wild boar terrorizes the Australian outback. The first victim is a small child who is killed. The child's granddad is brought to trial for killing the child but acquitted. The next victim is an American TV-journalist. Her husband Carl gets there and starts to search for the truth. The local inhabitants won't really help him, but he is joined by a hunter and a female farmer to find the beast. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Nine hundred pounds of marauding tusk and muscle! See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 November 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dödens käftar  »

Box Office

Budget:

AUD 5,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$150,000 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

A full-sized, fully animatronic model razorback was built at a cost of $250,000 and is seen for only a few minutes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jake Cullen: [to Scotty] Come on, off to bed. There, there, Scotty. Now, now, now, boy, it's alright.
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Connections

Referenced in Falling Down (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Ease on Down the Road
(uncredited)
Written by Charlie Smalls
A small snatch is sung by Dicko Baker (David Argue)
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My 2-cents worth...
27 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would advise anyone who has not watched this movie, and thinking about it, to do so, but only if you can handle scary movies! If you haven't watched the movie and hadn't planned on it watch it anyway. This is the only movie that has ever given me nightmares. I love this movie,one of my top three movies! I love the fact that its not what you would expect from the very beginning. As soon as you turn it on, you will be glued to the television screen until the very ending. And I will warn you that you are going jump out your seat and cover your eyes at times. But you will also laugh hysterically at some scenes. I would give an example but to me talking about any scene will ruin it for you... JUST WATCH IT!


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