In the Australian outback, a park ranger and two local guides set out to track down a giant crocodile that has been killing and eating the local populace. During the hunt, one of the guides... See full summary »

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Steve Harris
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Max Phipps ...
John Besser
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Oondabund
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Rex Garret
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Mac Wilson
Paul Bertram ...
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Ron Blanchard ...
Bluey Noakes
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Joe Blunt
Ken Radley ...
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Janet Kingsbury ...
James Fitzgerald ...
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In the Australian outback, a park ranger and two local guides set out to track down a giant crocodile that has been killing and eating the local populace. During the hunt, one of the guides discovers that he has an ESP connection to the giant creature. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Death is only one bite away.

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29 June 1988 (USA)  »

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AUD 4,800,000 (estimated)
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This film remains unreleased in its country of origin, Australia. This is apparently due to Avco Embassy owning the Australian distribution rights but they went bust just prior to the films release. See more »

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Rex Garret: Now you give me one good reason why crocodiles should be protected. Just one!
Rex GarretSteve Harris: One good reason? For 200 million years there's been a croc-like-animal... they were here at the time of the dinosaurs. For 200 million years! And we've taken them to the brink of extinction in 20.
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Get me into the bloody boat!
31 January 2012 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

A giant crocodile is killing and eating river poachers and small kids from the river banks.John Jarratt of "Wolf Creek" fame plays park ranger who is a big protector of crocodiles as well.The local aborigines see this bloodthirsty crocodile as a sacred reptile called "Numunwari" and they want to transfer the beast to its proper upriver.Arch Nicholson's "Dark Age" is a well-made and suspenseful animal attack flick which owes a lot to "Jaws".The killing of small aboriginal kid is quite shocking with its unexpected brutality.The croc itself looks realistic and menacing enough and the attack scenes are surprisingly vicious.The film is also rich in aboriginal myths and symbolism as it poses few important environmental questions.Can't wait to see Arch Nicholson's "Fortress".8 crocs out of 10.


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