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De Zeemeerman (1996)

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Tony is really handsome, but he smells. A scientist gives him a potion that should get rid of his fishy smell. Unfortunately, there are some serious side effects.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Pellicano
Gonny Gaakeer ...
Julie / Natasja
Angelique de Bruijne ...
Frans van Deursen ...
Timo Babel
Manuëla Kemp ...
Peter Faber ...
Serge-Henri Valcke ...
Jerome Reehuis ...
Professor Swezick
Joke Bruijs ...
Mevrouw Romijn
Ben Cramer ...
Bob de Brijn
Gert Jan Dröge ...
Maitre d'Hotel
Marjolein Sligte ...
Wim Evers


Tony is really handsome, but he smells. A scientist gives him a potion that should get rid of his fishy smell. Unfortunately, there are some serious side effects.

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Release Date:

10 October 1996 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Tony, de Zeemeerman  »

Box Office


NLG 5,500,000 (estimated)

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(director's cut)


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Terrible & unbearable
3 April 2010 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

De Zeemeerman is by far the worst picture I've seen this year, and certainly one of the crappiest movies I have ever seen. There are a lot of horrid films where you can laugh at how funny and bad they are, but unfortunately this isn't one of them. Director Frank Herrebout and producer Rob Houwer should be ashamed of making this movie. De Zeemeerman has an extremely poor script, terrible special effects and the most appalling acting I've seen in years. This piece of trash might even take on Honneponnetje for the title of worst Dutch movie in history.

Even if you like bad movies, don't bother with this one. There are millions of better ways to spend almost two hours of your life than this. Go see Plan 9 from Outer Space, or Howard the Duck, or even Battlefield Earth, but don't waste your time on this abominable piece of rubbish.

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