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Gargantua (1998)

Unrated | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Action | TV Movie 19 May 1998
Marine biologist Jack Ellway and his son Brandon are drawn to the Polynesian island of Malau to study the effects of recent seismic activity on the area's marine life. Along with the local ... See full summary »

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Jack Ellway
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Dr. Alyson Hart
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Brandon Ellway
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Colonel Wayne
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Paul Bateman
Peter Adams ...
Dr. Ralph Hale
Alexander Petersons ...
Derek Lawson
Monroe Reimers ...
President Manny Moki
Darren Selby ...
Kikko
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Puven Pather ...
Naru
Mae Montero ...
Tari
Fiona Edwards ...
Girl #1
Aislinn Crowe ...
Girl #2
Don Battee ...
T.J. (as Donald Battee)
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Marine biologist Jack Ellway and his son Brandon are drawn to the Polynesian island of Malau to study the effects of recent seismic activity on the area's marine life. Along with the local doctor Alyson Hart, they soon become caught up in the investigation of a series of recent drownings with unexpected results. As Jack explores the surrounding ocean for a mysterious marine creature, Brandon discovers and befriends a three-foot-long baby creature that is able to leave the ocean and walk on land. As more dangerous and giant creatures come onto the island, and the military begins to take offensive action, Jack must risk everything to save the creatures, the island and his son. Written by ADAM G. THOMAS <agthomas@cyberspace.org>

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Gargantua - Das Monster aus der Tiefe  »

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This film made its television premiere on the same night that rival project Godzilla (1998) held its advance screenings. See more »

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Not to be taken seriously
1 October 2000 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

If you expect an action-packed monster horror movie, don't watch this. You won't like it. It's terrible.

If, on the other hand, you are a connoisseur of really bad movies, this one is right up your street.

Imagine Jaws VIII, Godzilla VI, and E.T. IV mixed up together. The only thing wrong with this film is that it wasn't directed by Edward D Wood, Jr.


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