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Devil Fish (1984)
"Shark: Rosso nell'oceano" (original title)

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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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Gianni Garko ...
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Cinzia de Ponti ...
Florinda (as Cinthia Stewart)
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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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sea | dolphin | boat | sea monster | monster | See more »

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Undisturbed for a thousand years, the devil has now awoken. See more »


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Release Date:

14 November 1986 (USA)  »

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Trivia

In an interview, star Michael Sopkiw stated that despite the film being set in Florida, the cast often had to swim in extremely cold water. See more »

Goofs

Janet continually mispronounces Cretaceous as "Cetaceous". See more »

Quotes

Peter: It's not a shark!
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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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Fun monster, fun gore, lousy story
11 September 2002 | by (hollywood, CA) – See all my reviews

It's a poorly edited film with lots of loose ends and plots that go nowhere. A hit-man character would be better off cut, if not for the scene where he strips an informer naked and throws her into the bathtub with an on hairdryer. There is some more hardcore horror with bit-off limbs and a decapitation where the man's body is inside the fish.

It's the popular view to think of the fish itself as being cheap looking. I disagree. It's pretty lifelike for an 80's rubber monster effect and a lot more enjoyable to me than the video game styled fish in 'The Phantom Menace'.


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