Karen McCann's eldest daughter is raped and murdered whilst on the phone with her. When the case against Robert Doob, the perpetrator, is dismissed because of a technicality, she starts ... See full summary »
A woman secretly witnesses the murder of her blind date for the evening by a top Mafia boss. She immediately goes into hiding without informing the authorities. When they finally catch up ... See full summary »
Four friends come up with an unusual idea to make some money and have fun doing it. For a small fee, they will impersonate and act out any character role for their customers. In the course ... See full summary »
A researcher at Chicago's Natural History Museum returns from South America with some crates containing his findings. When the crates arrive at the museum without the owner there appears to be very little inside. However, police discover gruesome murders on the cargo ship that brought the crates to the US and then another murder in the museum itself. Investigating the murders is Lt. Vincent D'Agosta who enlists the help of Dr. Margo Green at the museum - she has taken an interest in the contents of her colleague's crates. Unknown to both there is a large creature roaming the museum which is gearing itself up for a benefit reception which the city's mayor is to attend. Written by
During the post-production process of the film, Paramount kept Stan Winston's Kothoga creature under wraps much like Universal had done with Jurassic Park (1993), with no one permitted to talk about the production or the creature itself. See more »
The tank into which Margo falls only contains hot water, used to loosen skin from a carcass. At the time she enters this tank, it is switched off and the water is cold. See more »
Lt. Vincent D'Agosta:
Of course. Very superstitious. So, does your bullet have a story?
Lt. Vincent D'Agosta:
I was on the beat my rookie year, and one night I see this guy who's locked his keys in his car with his motor running. He's got a coat hanger, and he's bent over the car, trying to get the lock off. So I go over, try to help him out, and what I didn't know was that he'd just robbed the liquor store a block away. He's so focused on what he's doing that he doesn't notice me until I'm right on top of ...
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I love this movie. It has all the classic elements of a good B movie. The acting is fine and the monster excellent. It is sci fi meets horror in a timeless story line. Sorry there is no cheese for the blockbuster fans.
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