Mutant lizards attack a woman on the run hiding out in a cabin in the woods.

Director:

Reviews

Watch Now

$0.00 (SD) with Prime Video

IMDb at Comic-Con 2016

Visit our Comic-Con section to see what's trending, watch celebrity interviews, follow event coverage, browse cosplay photos, take our Fan IQ quizzes, and more.

Browse IMDb's Guide to Comic-Con

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Aberration (2007)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

A para-psychological thriller where a teenage girl learns of her gift to communicate with the dead. She uses this gift to help solve a local string of murders.

Director: Douglas Elford-Argent
Stars: Gwendolyn Garver, Kristian Capalik, Cal Thomas
Soldier I (1998)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A soldier is dumped on a waste disposal planet and lives among a community of crash survivors on the planet and takes it upon himself to defend his new home when genetic engineered soldiers are ordered to eliminate the crash survivors.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Stars: Kurt Russell, Jason Scott Lee, Jason Isaacs
Tremors 5: Bloodlines (Video 2015)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The giant, man-eating Graboids are back and even deadlier than before, terrorizing the inhabitants of a South African wildlife reserve as they attack from below-and above.

Director: Don Michael Paul
Stars: Brandon Auret, Natalie Becker, Emmanuel Castis
Aberrations (2012)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Made for "about the cost of the average funeral," comes an all new batch of supernatural revenge stories and conté cruels in the tradition of the original "Tales From The Crypt" and "... See full summary »

Director: Steve Sessions
Stars: Mona Duvera, Amber Peach, Dawn DuVurger
Komodo (1999)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Science-fiction story in which a modern-day young boy comes face to face with Komodo dragons while suffering the loss of both his parents.

Director: Michael Lantieri
Stars: Jill Hennessy, Billy Burke, Kevin Zegers
The Boogens (1981)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Otherworldly creatures inhabit the bootleg tunnels underneath a small town mining community, and they kill any of the townsfolk who invade their home.

Director: James L. Conway
Stars: Rebecca Balding, Fred McCarren, Anne-Marie Martin
Mortuary I (1983)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Convinced that her father's death was not accidental, a beautiful girl decides to investigate to find out the truth, aided by her boyfriend. Her sleuthing draws her to a local mortuary, where many secrets will be revealed.

Director: Howard Avedis
Stars: Mary Beth McDonough, David Wallace, Bill Paxton
The Outing (1987)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

An ancient genie is released from a lamp when thieves ransack an old woman's house. They are killed and the lamp is moved to a museum to be studied. The curator's daughter is soon possessed... See full summary »

Director: Tom Daley
Stars: Deborah Winters, James Huston, Andra St. Ivanyi
The Stone Tape (TV Movie 1972)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A research team from an electronics company move into an old Victorian house to start work on finding a new recording medium. When team member Jill Greeley witnesses a ghost, team director ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Sasdy
Stars: Michael Bryant, Jane Asher, Iain Cuthbertson
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A small group of military officers and scientists dwell in an underground bunker as the world above is overrun by zombies.

Director: George A. Romero
Stars: Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A woman must battle for her loved one's soul when an ancient Ouija board opens a pathway to a demonic force

Director: Peter Svatek
Stars: David Nerman, Elizabeth Lambert, Cedric Smith
The Ugly (1997)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A female psychologist wants to understand the minds of a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state.

Director: Scott Reynolds
Stars: Paolo Rotondo, Paul Glover, Christopher Graham
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Amy Harding / Alex Langdon
...
Marshall Clarke
Valeriy Nikolaev ...
Uri Romanov (as Valery Nikolaev)
Helen Moulder ...
Mrs. Miller
Norman Forsey ...
Mr. Peterson
Merlin ...
Frankie, the cat
Edit

Storyline

A nature field researcher is investigating the strange extinction of small animals and insects in the area, which indicates that something is wrong. His suspicions are soon to be proven right when he meets May, who lives in a cabin in the forest nearby. May says that her house is infested by small creatures that she thinks are mice or rats. When the couple search the house further, they notice that they're not rodents or insects. They are fast evolving lizards that have the appetite for animals and humans, no matter what size their prey are... Written by distant thunder <dthunder@dlc.fi>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Where civilisation ends...the nightmare begins!

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and gore, and brief language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 July 1998 (Singapore)  »

Also Known As:

Echsenjagd  »

Box Office

Budget:

NZD 4,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

The second time Amy feeds Frankie, she gives him canned food. When Marshall brings her back to the cabin, the crumbs left in the cat dish are from dry food. See more »

Quotes

Marshall Clarke: There's going to be more of them soon. I suggest we torch the place as soon as possible!
Uri Romanov: *You* suggest? *I* suggest you shut up!
See more »

Connections

References Doctor Dolittle (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Paper Cup
Written by McDonell
Performed by Andy McDonell and the Sinners
Courtesy of Mushroom Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Silly, but engaging monster nonsense.
21 May 2003 | by (Ohio, USA) – See all my reviews

Pink-haired Pamela Gidley steals money from her Russian mobster boyfriend (Valery Nikolaev) and retreats to a small cabin in wintry Northern town. A blizzard traps her and a friendly local guy (Simon Bossell) there and fast-evolving, fanged mutant geckos (!?) attack. Her ex also eventually shows up to make things worse. A silly premise and occasional hokey creature FX detract from this ALIEN-type movie, but it's humorous, well acted, entertaining, action-packed and lots of fun, with plenty of blood and slime for gore fans. A bit better than expected. It was filmed on location in Wellington, New Zealand.

Score: 5 out of 10


5 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
minnesota jwarttman
does the cat die? ginmoses
question regarding a/the DVD bigfoot-30
pamela gidley looks like mldunham
One silly movie. sutats
Discuss Aberration (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?