Mysterious things happen at the coast of Graves Point: An empty boat lies at the shore, divers vanish. The sea biologist Dr. Talley thinks he knows the solution of the mystery: In the depth there is a gigantic squid.
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Cast

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 Whip Dalton (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Lt. Kathryn Marcus (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Schuyler Graves (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Dr. Herbert Talley (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Dana Dalton (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Mike Newcombe (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Osborne Manning (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Nell Newcombe (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Lucas Coven (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Christopher Lane (2 episodes, 1996)
Laura Vazquez ...
 Hadley (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Ensign Raines (2 episodes, 1996)
David Webb ...
 Jameson (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Commander Wallingford (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Spike (2 episodes, 1996)
Andrew Hill ...
 Chowder (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Scranton (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Farmer (2 episodes, 1996)
David Argue ...
 Bates (2 episodes, 1996)
Helen O'Connor ...
 Maeve (2 episodes, 1996)
Chad Tyler ...
 Howard Griffin (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Elizabeth Griffin (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Les (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Corbin Jakes (2 episodes, 1996)
Scott McRae ...
 Ebbets (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Cosgrove (2 episodes, 1996)
Justin Monjo ...
 Lieutenant Henderson (2 episodes, 1996)
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 John Esterbrook (2 episodes, 1996)
Joe Petruzzi ...
 The Doctor (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Harry (2 episodes, 1996)
Ken Radley ...
 James (2 episodes, 1996)
Francine Bell ...
 Newsreader (2 episodes, 1996)
Kyra Stempel ...
 Wallingford's Secretary (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Reporter #1 (2 episodes, 1996)
Andrea Cunningham ...
 Reporter #2 (2 episodes, 1996)
Robert Echols ...
 Crew Member #1 (2 episodes, 1996)
Margie McCrae ...
 Angie (2 episodes, 1996)
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Storyline

Fishing and jobs are becoming scarce in a small seaport community when tragedy strikes a young couple disappear into the sea and nothing is left but a large claw stuck in their raft. A marine expert identifies it as belonging to an extremely rare giant squid and the hunt is on. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Terror runs deep. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some violence and terror | See all certifications »
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28 April 1996 (USA)  »

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Peter Benchley's The Beast  »

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Trivia

Port Angeles, the town that Howard & Elizabeth Griffin (Chad Tyler & Angie Milliken) called from the "Occupational Hazard" is on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington, across the Juan de Fuca Strait from Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. A major fault line runs along the middle of the strait, with the result that the two cities are on different tectonic plates. See more »

Goofs

Whip, the local fisherman, is regularly consulted and kept up to date by the Coast Guard, the scientific community, and the town politicians. See more »

Quotes

Scranton: What exactly are we looking for?
Lucas Coven: Something big.
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Connections

References 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) See more »

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Best of Giant Squid Films
21 November 2006 | by (St. John's Canada) – See all my reviews

I first saw the movie in 1997 on TV. I loved the movie. Even though it is a made for TV movie, it was still awesome. They could have made some money in Theaters I'm sure. The Giant Squid is an amazing phenomena in its self. For all you movie lovers of Big Creatures or the unexplained... This ones for you. I would highly recommend watching. It's better than a lot of theatrical movies. Ever since I saw it, I am determined to one day get a big boat & go fishing for one of those Giant Squid. Who knows? It is an interesting movie. I didn't find it boring at all. With a little twist along the way... But you'll have to try & find it somewhere & watch it to find out. It is a hard movie to come across. Anyway, Andrew Hillier from St. John's NL, Canada gives it a Thumbs Up and a recommendation. Peace!


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