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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 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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Adm. Aaron Richland: It sounds as if you have a shark problem.
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Shark Calypso
Written and Performed by Elizabeth Carbé and Jean Pierre Durand
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Solid creature-feature flick
11 December 2007 | by (Iceland) – See all my reviews

As a TV mini-series, Creature ranks pretty much as first rate.

Although hardly original story wise, it's still an interesting creature feature flick that doesn't have too many lulls despite it's three hour running time. There are moments you could easily see get the axe should this be pruned down to feature length but overall the film runs along smoothly and at an adequate pace.

It's quite atmospheric at times and suspenseful and special effects are top notch. There's not any gore here and a seasoned horror fan can easily see where some red grue and more could have been spliced in. But no matter, it works despite that. The cast is also quite good with Craig T. Nelson in top form and Kim Cattrall looking lovely as ever.

Verdict: 7 out of 10. A very good time filler on a slow night.


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