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Complete series cast summary:
 Dr. Simon Chase (2 episodes, 1998)
 Dr. Amanda Mayson (2 episodes, 1998)
 Adm. Aaron Richland (2 episodes, 1998)
 Tall Man (2 episodes, 1998)
 Adam Puckett (2 episodes, 1998)
 Tauna (2 episodes, 1998)
 Maxwell Bishop (2 episodes, 1998)
 Elizabeth (2 episodes, 1998)
 Rollie Gibson (2 episodes, 1998)
 Ben Madiera (2 episodes, 1998)
 Lt. Thomas Peniston / ... (2 episodes, 1998)
Gary Reineke ...
 Dr. Ernest Bishop (2 episodes, 1998)
James Coleman ...
 Bobby Tobin (2 episodes, 1998)
Gandolph St. Clair ...
 Dr. Bastien (2 episodes, 1998)
Kennedy Samuel ...
 Nathan (2 episodes, 1998)
 Exec (2 episodes, 1998)
Peter Benchley ...
 Exec's Buddy (2 episodes, 1998)
Toi Svane Stepp ...
 Kyrstyn (2 episodes, 1998)
Michel Aubertin ...
 Kimo (2 episodes, 1998)
 SEAL Gray (2 episodes, 1998)
Steve Makaj ...
 SEAL Leader Taylor (2 episodes, 1998)
 SEAL Ochoa (2 episodes, 1998)
 SEAL Nash (2 episodes, 1998)
 SEAL York (2 episodes, 1998)
 Communications Officer (2 episodes, 1998)
Juliana Prospere ...
 Robbi (2 episodes, 1998)
Elvira Regis ...
 Old Woman (2 episodes, 1998)
 Creature Actor (2 episodes, 1998)


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 <>

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Release Date:

17 May 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Peter Benchley's Creature  »

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| (4 episodes) | (compact video) | (DVD)

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(re-recorded in Dolby Surround)


Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


After Dr. Chase brings the injured Constable back, he is giving a monologue about black magic to his daughter. The portion where they zoom in on her face, you can see that the Constable's lips are not moving even though the monologue is still going. See more »


Adm. Aaron Richland: It sounds as if you have a shark problem.
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You Gotta Want It
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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