A scientist tries to prove the existence of the Loch Ness monster.

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Dempsey
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Laura
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Dr. Mercer
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Gordon Shoals
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Andy Maclean
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Guideon
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Dr. Dempsey, an American scientist who has become a skeptic after a disastrous wrong call, isn't exactly enthusiastic to be sent by his well-funded employer to Scotland to (dis)prove the existence of the Loch Ness monster, but has no choice. He finds the locals stubborn, 'primitive' and all but hospitable, not in the least because the Nessie legend is the only tourist attraction, but still gets romantically attracted by his independent inn-keeper Laura, and both her kid and his enthusiastic local assistant end up making him face a small family of Nessie-dinosaurs, but is this to be made public? Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated PG for language, mild sensuality and a fist fight | See all certifications »

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20 September 1996 (USA)  »

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El misterio de Loch Ness  »

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John Fusco wrote the screenplay as a tribute to his grandmother Isobel Moffat at the age of 23. The pub and the owner's daughter Isobel are named in tribute. See more »

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In the outdoor village scenes seaweed can be clearly seen, this indicates that they were shot next to tidal sea water. Loch Ness is a fresh water loch and hence has no seaweed. See more »

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Dr. Jonathan Dempsey: I'm a joke. I'm the guy who chases Looney Tunes.
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Referenced in Frank Skinner Live in Birmingham (1998) See more »

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better than expected...
17 July 2002 | by (Smithville, Ontario) – See all my reviews

the acting at first i thought seemed a little dry but really builds up character throughout the movie, now Ted Danson adds a great actor to the cast and the little girl really brightens up the movie, all in all not a bad flick for an afternoon movie.

7 out of 10.


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