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Shark: Rosso nell'oceano
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Devil Fish (1984) More at IMDbPro »Shark: Rosso nell'oceano (original title)


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Director:
Writers:
Lamberto Bava (additional material)
Gianfranco Clerici (screenplay)
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Release Date:
14 November 1986 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Sink your teeth into pure terror. See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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The Atlantic Wolffish Will Tear Your Soul Apart
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So What's The Worst Movie Of All Time?
 (From Manny the Movie Guy. 9 April 2013, 6:09 PM, PDT)

Schlock Value: Issue #8
 (From Icons of Fright. 24 November 2012, 11:15 AM, PST)

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Cast

  (in credits order)
Michael Sopkiw ... Peter
Valentine Monnier ... Dr. Stella Dickens
Gianni Garko ... Sheriff Gordon (as John Garko)
William Berger ... Prof. Donald West

Iris Peynado ... Sandra Hayes
Lawrence Morgant ... Dr. Davis Barker
Cinzia de Ponti ... Florinda (as Cinthia Stewart)
Paul Branco ... Miller
Dagmar Lassander ... Sonja West
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ennio Brizzolari ... Fisherman (uncredited)
Dino Conti ... Dr. Bob Hogan (uncredited)
Lisa Frances Rubin ... Molly (uncredited)
Susan Spafford ... Sonja West (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Pat Starke ... Dr. Janet Bates (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Goffredo Unger ... Fisherman That Loses Leg (uncredited)
Darla N. Warner ... Dr. Janet Bates (uncredited)

Directed by
Lamberto Bava  (as John Old Jr.)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Lamberto Bava  additional material
Gianfranco Clerici  screenplay
Luigi Cozzi  (story) (as Lewis Coates)
Sergio Martino  (story) (as Martin Dolman)
Hervé Piccini  screenplay
Dardano Sacchetti  screenplay

Produced by
Mino Loy .... producer
Max Pécas .... co-producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Fabio Frizzi  (as Antony Barrymore)
 
Cinematography by
Giancarlo Ferrando  (as John McFerrand)
 
Film Editing by
Roberto Sterbini  (as Bob Wheeler)
 
Production Design by
Massimo Antonello Geleng  (as Anthony Geleng)
 
Set Decoration by
Bill Chappel 
Sam Olsen 
 
Costume Design by
Massimo Antonello Geleng  (as Antony Geleng)
 
Makeup Department
Giuseppe Ferranti .... makeup artist (as Victor Basil)
 
Production Management
Sergio Borelli .... production manager (as Boris Gray)
Lucia Nolano .... unit manager (as Lucy Nolan)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bruno Mattei .... assistant director (as Gilbert Roussel)
Goffredo Unger .... assistant director (as Fredy Unger)
 
Sound Department
Raffaele De Luca .... sound (as Ralph Luca)
Gene Luotto .... post-synchronisation: English version
 
Special Effects by
Germano Natali .... special effects
Ovidio Taito .... creator of the monster shark
Ovidio Talto .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ennio Brizzolari .... key grip
Chris Heston .... assistant camera
Hal Thompson .... still photographer
 
Editorial Department
Frazier Gould .... assistant editor
Phil Lovely .... assistant editor
Massimo Quaglia .... assistant editor (as Max Quayle)
Max Quayle .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Leonardo Curreri .... administrator (as Leonard Curren)
Egle Guarino .... script supervisor (as Egle Sun)
Alessandro Loy .... production assistant
Monique Roussel .... production secretary
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Shark: Rosso nell'oceano" - Italy (original title)
"Devilfish" - USA (video box title)
"Monster Shark" - Philippines (English title)
"Shark: Red on the Ocean" - International (English title) (informal literal title)
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Runtime:
90 min | West Germany:85 min (cut version)
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The film's cast and crew were made up of Americans, Italians, and Latin Americans. Communication was often a challenge. The cast shot their scenes speaking their native languages, knowing that the dialog would be dubbed in English later.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Janet continually mispronounces Cretaceous as "Cetaceous".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.See more »
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14 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
My god..this was Lamberto Bava?, 3 August 2001
Author: pslock

I actually saw Devil Fish long before its infamous MST3K showing. The majority of the horrible editing and pacing were actually from some kind of strange censoring in the print that MST used. There's a lot more gore and violence in th eoriginal cut. Now, don't misinterpret that as praise...Devil Fish is crap and I'm utterly blown away that Lamberto Bava ghost-directed this. Mario Bava must've spun in his grave. Granted, Lamberto has done some dumb movies, but Devil Fish is practically not even a movie...just random crap strung together with a bad storyline. The gore of the uncut version made it BARELY watchable, but not by much. It's still a hilarious movie, though, and MST did it right.

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