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Creature (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  17 May 1998 (USA)
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An amphibious shark-like monster terrorizes an abandoned secret military base and the people who live on the island it is located on. A marine biologist, as well as several other people, ... See full summary »

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Dr. Amanda Mayson
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Adm. Aaron Richland
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Tall Man
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Adam Puckett
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Tauna
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Maxwell Bishop
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Elizabeth
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Rollie Gibson
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Ben Madiera
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Lt. Thomas Peniston / Werewolf
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An amphibious shark-like monster terrorizes an abandoned secret military base and the people who live on the island it is located on. A marine biologist, as well as several other people, try to stop it before it is too late... Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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This movie was filmed partly on the island of St. Lucia in the Caribbean. Unfortunately, the directors didn't pay enough attention to some of the local speaking "extras" who, in the scene with the young boy in the town of Soufriere, one of the locals curses a certain part of his mother's reproductive anatomy in the local Creole dialect - Patois. Oops!!! See more »

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When Dr. Chase is bringing the injured Constable back from the marshes, the truck is left hand drive. Earlier in the movie when the Constable demands that his daughter get in the truck it is right hand drive. See more »

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Lt. Thomas Peniston: Have we blown your mind, sir?
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Written by Maribeth Derry, Tom Snow, Robbie Buchanan, Richard Barton Lewis
Performed by Molly Rebekka
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Bad TV adaptation of a good book
7 May 2005 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

The source material of this TV movie is a novel called White Shark. It was a failure when published since the public thought it was about a great white shark, instead of what it was, namely a crazed tale about a Nazi experiment re-awakened. The novel's plot played like the movie Shock Waves, but gorier and loopier. It was a great read thanks to Peter Benchley's storytelling ability. It was nothing if not a wonderful guilty pleasure that would have made a great movie had they filmed it straight...

...The problem was the producers couldn't leave well enough alone and decided to take a grade Z plot line that worked because of the authors skill, and change it so that it was a grade Z plot line in the hands of a grade Z writer and director. The result is a laughably bad over long movie that has a laughable but cool monster and little else. This is a movie to get drunk and make fun of. Its a so good its great film, or would be except its way way too long.


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