International terrorists get a surprise when their cargo turns out to contain living dinosaurs. The army commando team now have to think fast, if they want to prevent the extinction of the human species, instead of the reptiles.
A team of terrorist-fighting Naval officers in the South China Sea finds their struggle against the enemy taking a backseat to the fight of their lives when an horde of creatures thought to... See full summary »
A government experiment goes totally wrong as a creature confined in a hidden lab inside and abandoned house escapes. Afterwards, some teens show up to have a little fun in the house, not knowing that the beast is loose and watching them.
J. Douglas Martner
In the industrial district of downtown Los Angeles, Dr.Harrison Parker (Jeff Fahey) has developed the Eden Formula."This new,revolutionary,cutting-edge technology can synthetically reproduce virtually any organism. And it does!
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Gregory Scott Cummins,
Daryl Keith Roach
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An evil scientist implants the brain of Michael, a murdered high school student, into an Tyrannosaurus. He escapes, wreaks vengeance on his high school tormentors and is reunited with his sweetheart Tammy.
Genetically-engineered Komodo dragons have become ginormous creatures hunting people on a remote tropical island. A small group of scientists must stop the dragons before they escape the island and destroy the rest of the world.
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).
I saw this last night having read most of the mocking and negative reviews and expecting something not much good. I was surprised when the film revealed itself to be a perfectly decent low budget creature outing, with the main idea of killer dinosaurs well realised. Granted, the effects are rubbery and easy to slate, but I had more fun just accepting that they were cheaply made and then enjoying them wreak havoc. The havoc is fairly well portrayed with a handful of nice gory kills, more gruesome than one might expect of a film of this ilk. I though the acting to be pretty reasonable, with Diane Ladd particularly standing out with a suitably crackpot mad scientist performance. It was also nice to see the oddly watchable Clint Howard in a small role. The script isn't great, and the story is more than a tad silly, but these are acceptable faults, because the film is always fun and interesting, and it goes down the odd unexpected alley, which is always nice. Mt fondness for this movie may put me in a minority but I'd say this is a fun, mindless outing that whilst no classic should provide a good deal of fun to creature feature addicts. At the least, it certainly beats the hell out of watching the drecktastic family friendly nonsense of Jurassic Park or the majority of recent dinosaur themed movies.
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