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DNA (1997)

Video  -  Action | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  7 March 1997 (USA)
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An evil scientist's DNA experiment on the bones of a mysterious jungle creature brings the carnivorous beast to life.

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Robin McKee ...
Claire Sommers
Tom Taus ...
Matzu (as Thomas Taus Jr.)
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Loren Azenfeld
John H. Brennan ...
Hatton
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Sergeant Reinhardt / Balacau
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Taka
Susan Africa ...
Nurse
Cris Aguilar ...
Kasala
Aniceto 'Chito' Fulminar ...
Fulminari Chief
Rudy Castillo ...
Headhunter Warrior #1
Jhun Sodela ...
Headhunter Warrior #2
Nash Espinosa ...
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Deep in the heart of the jungle in North Borneo a group of scientists excavate the bones of a creature buried among the ruins of ancient and forgotten civilization. The expedition is lead by Dr. Carl Wessinger. He discovers how to extract DNA from the bones. They only need an enzyme to recreate the creature. Wessinger asks the help of Ash Mattley. Ash had done research on enzymes. He is double-crossed and two years later Claire Sommers, who works for the CIA, asks Ash for help after a number of mutilated bodies are found. Claire believes Wessinger is behind this because her 'company' has no contact anymore with the lab in the jungle. Wessinger who recreated the creature, wants to sell it to the highest bidder as a war machine, and it is on the loose in the jungle, killing everybody. Written by Wladimir van Heemst <clar@kabelfoon.nl>

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Don't Mess with Mother Nature!

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Rated R for violence and gore, and for some language | See all certifications »
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29 January 2004 | by (St. Albert, Alberta) – See all my reviews

When I got about one hour into the film I noticed something. THIS IS EXACTLY LIKE PREDATOR! These people basicly lifted scenes right out of predator. i.e. the monster is invisible, the hero makes traps and then waits on a tree, the monster has heat seeking vision and the monster looks a lot like the predator. This film had a good creature costume and some good cgi for the it too. But near the end when the helicopter crashes, the effects are probably the worst you have ever seen. Rent it if you want a good laugh. But rent Predator first.

Rated 14A for some violence and some language (Canadian rating)

14A is like a PG-13 rating in the U.S.A.


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