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Killer Crocodile (1989)

 |  Horror  |  30 July 1989 (Italy)
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A group of environmentalists arrives at a faraway tropical delta where toxic waste is being dumped. However the water also hides a giant crocodile. The corrupt local officials don't help much either.

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John Harper ...
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Ann Douglas ...
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Ennio Girolami ...
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Franklin Dominguez
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Nic Gavin
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A group of environmentalists arrives at a faraway tropical delta where toxic waste is being dumped. However the water also hides a giant crocodile. The corrupt local officials don't help much either.

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This film and it's sequel Killer Crocodile II (1990) where filmed simultaneously. See more »

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It's as bad as the 2000 "Crocodile", that's all you need to know.
5 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

After sitting through not one, but TWO crappy recent killer-crocodile flicks ("Crocodile" and "Blood Surf"), where the digitized croc looked like a four-year-old kid had painted him onto the film, I was hoping that "Killer Crocodile" would be a refreshingly old-school monster pic, with a refreshingly old-school, well-made mechanical monster. Alas, the croc in this movie may be mechanical, but it's not well-made. It's lifeless and stodgy. And it growls. "Killer Crocodile" would like to be an Italian "Jaws" (there is even a character here who's a BLATANT knock-off of the Robert Shaw character), but there's none of that film's artistry on display here. The other characters are a bunch of nobodies, and it takes them about half the movie to decide that, yes, although this croc may be a rare species, they do have to kill it before they become its next meal. I mean, ecological conscience is a fine thing, but it has its limits. (*1/2)


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