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Devil Fish (1984)

Shark: Rosso nell'oceano (original title)
A marine biologist, a dolphin trainer, a research scientist, and a local sheriff try to hunt down a large sea monster, a shark/octopus hybrid, that is devouring swimmers and fishermen off a south Florida coast.

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(as John Old Jr.)

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(additional material), (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Several boats are torn apart, badly wrecked corpses are washed ashore... something horrible is out in the Caribbean sea. The teeth marks on the bodies don't lead to any known animal, so scientist Dr. Stella Dickens suspects it's a so far unknown life form and strives to catch it alive. She doesn't know yet that ruthless scientists have genetically created this creature as a bioweapon, or that it has been designed to reproduce by asexual means. And that the company she works for created the creature and will stop at nothing to keep their secret. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Trivia

Real amputees were evidently used to portray victims of the film's monster shark. See more »

Goofs

At one point, Peter says the Devil Fish is eight feet away. A few seconds later, before it turns away, he says it's 20 feet away. See more »

Quotes

Professor West: For a woman who has the sensitivity of a slut... to the point of giving her lover the identical watch she gave to her husband as an anniversary present, I will not accept lessons.
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Crazy Credits

The "Devil Fish" version shows the title twice at the beginning; once just after the attack on the boat and once during the opening credits. See more »

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Jaws-lite
3 February 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Moderate Italian killer-fish saga concerning a genetically created shark-squid thing munching on various extras and the marine biologists who go after it. Not enough excitement to keep things afloat plus some bad continuity (watch for the scene where a fleeing woman is tripped by the creature and her handy axe flies overboard, in the next shot it's a couple of inches away from her...) Not the horrible mess it's been made out to be, but simply boring.


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