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Carnosaur (1993)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  21 May 1993 (USA)
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A genetically manipulated and very hungry dinosaur escapes from a bioengineering company and reeks havoc on the local desert town.

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Cast

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Dr. Jane Tiptree
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'Doc' Smith
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Ann 'Thrush'
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Sheriff Fowler
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Fallon
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'Slim' Friar
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Jesse Paloma
Ed Williams ...
Dr. Sterling Raven
Andrew Magarian ...
Swanson
Brent Hinkley ...
Peregrine
Lisa Moncure ...
Susan Mallard
Myron Simon ...
Vogel
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Lt. Colonel Wren (as Jeff Foster)
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Miss Kroghe
Michael Elliott ...
Siegel
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Storyline

A brilliant geneticist, Diane Ladd, plans to expose a lethal virus to every human being on the planet. Her objective: to destroy humankind in favour of her new strain of prehistoric dinosaurs. Two people stand in the way of her diabolical plan, a cynical night watchman and a lovely idealistic environmentalist. The two must overcome their differences long enough to uncover the scientist's scheme and fight her carnivorous creations in a desperate battle against the extinction of the human race. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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dinosaur | virus | desert | scientist | b movie | See more »

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Driven to extinction. Back for revenge.

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for monster violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 May 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Carnosaur  »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,753,979 (USA)
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Trivia

While Diane Ladd appears in this movie, her daughter, Laura Dern appeared in another dinosaur film, Jurassic Park (1993). See more »

Goofs

When the T Rex attacks Jesse, there is a close of of its head coming at the camera, mouth open. This shot is upside down. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Jane Tiptree: The earth was not made for us - she was made for the dinosaurs.
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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Worst of '93 (1994) See more »

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STRAIT TO THE BOOGIE
Written & Performed by REGIS McNICHOLAS
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"Jurassic Park" written and directed by Ed Wood
5 July 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was the best of the bad films I ever seen. I do have to agree with Big Rich when he said "Makes 'Plan 9 from Outer Space' Look like 'Jurassic Park.'" It does look like a movie that Ed Wood would have done! But, this film was better then any of Ed's movies, sure the dinosaur looked liked a man in a dinosaur costume but at least the dinosaur wasn't "dead" like the octopus in the Ed Wood film. If you're a "Jurassic Park" fan or a dinosaur fan you should give this movie a try.

A very enjoyable film!


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