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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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Dr. Ernest Bishop
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Bobby Tobin
Gandolph St. Clair ...
Dr. Bastien
Kennedy Samuel ...
Nathan
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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 is based on the Peter Benchley Novel "White Shark". After the TV Movie "Creature" went into production, "White Shark" was re-titled and re-released under the name "Creature" to cash in on the Movie. See more »

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When Lt. Richland first fires shots into the tank during the Creature attack, his gun is a Colt M1911A1. Later, when he fires some shots at Peniston's fleeing ship, his weapon is a Beretta M9. See more »

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Lt. Thomas Peniston: Have we blown your mind, sir?
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Shark Calypso
Written and Performed by Elizabeth Carbé and Jean Pierre Durand
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Good cast, interesting looking creature.....dismal ending
5 June 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

From the author of Jaws comes this so, so tale of a military experiment that splices the DNA of a human and a Great White shark.

Yes, predictably the resulting uncontrollable beastie eventually gets loose and subsequently goes about terrorising a small beach side community.

Craig T. Nelson and the ever sexy Kim Cattrall headline and equate themselves well in their respective roles whilst the rather splendid shark creature is supplied by the fx genius of Stan Winston (who was also responsible for the wonderful looking Pumpkinhead).

A fairly run of the mill affair overall, this does nonetheless contain a fair number of exciting scenes to lift it above the average mark although the ending it has to be said is sadly a particular let down!

Final verdict? Fellow fans of aquatic beastie films could certainly do a lot worse than to give this a go.


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