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Shakma (1990)

R  |   |  Horror  |  5 October 1990 (USA)
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Tracy
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Gary (as Robb Morris)
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Ann Kymberlie ...
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An experimental drug that is supposed to reduce aggression has the opposite effect on a baboon that is being experimented on by a group of medical students and their professor. While they are playing a fantasy role-playing game in their research facility, the baboon escapes and begins hunting them down. Written by page8701

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The world's most aggressive primate just got mad

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The title Shakma comes from alternate spelling of the word Chacma, which is a name of a baboon species - the Chacma baboon (Papio ursinus), also known as the Cape baboon. See more »

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A lab sheet's name box for the titular baboon reads "Shockma" instead of "Shakma". See more »

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Tracy: You are soooooo male!
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Not scary at all but still Fun to watch!
4 January 2006 | by (Poland) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most ridicules things I haw ever saw. But i still like it a lot. A great for viewing with a bunch of friends I guarantee it will haw you rolling down the floor. A group of teenagers battle to survive against the all mighty and angry baboon(u don't need pants for the victory dance...) There's a lot of scenes when the monkey roars like crazy and rampages thru corridors also a lot of stupid quotes and a whole bunch of very annoying characters. But it's fun just pure fun. I recommend it for people who like "stupid" movies and take pleasure in watching them because this movie as a horror is not scary at all. The monkey doesn't look so Evil that it could slay so many people but what I know, I never confronted a mad baboon. But I will bet twelve college students could stand against a panther or a small lion :)


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