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Komodo (1999)

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Science-fiction story in which a modern-day young boy comes face to face with Komodo dragons while suffering the loss of both his parents.

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Bracken
Bruce Hughes ...
Mr. Connally
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Mrs. Connally
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Patrick's Grandmother
Brian McDermott ...
Sheriff Gordon
Nique Needles ...
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During the 70's, some Komodo Dragon eggs were dumped on the beach of a North Carolina island. Somehow, the baby Komodos survived, and twenty years later they have grown up and taken over the island for themselves. Young Patrick has lost his parents and his dog to the lizards, but didn't see them himself, which has left him traumatized. Now, with his therapist Victoria, who doesn't believe the Dragons are real, he is returning to the island to confront his fears. Soon people are being chomped, and Patrick and Victoria must fight for their lives if they ever hope to make it back home. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Rated PG-13 for monster violence and language | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Az óriásgyíkok támadása  »

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AUD 15,000,000 (estimated)
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Patrick chats to Martin on the ferry as it crosses to the island. Behind them, the clouds remain in exactly the same position. They should appear to move as the boat moves. See more »

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Oates: Drilling poisoned the environment. They got nothing to eat. Well, until you people showed up.
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Best movie about killer komodos out of control ever made!
6 January 2011 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

the story has been already reviewed excellent by IMDb.com itself and many users so let's jump to the funny part: what the hell makes the movie 10 star worthy to me? Well, first i'm in love with the movies (including the bad ones). as long a film entertains me, it gets his 10 points...Period. Oh and 'komodo' entertained me a lot. If you like animal creature features, i recommend 'jaws' or 'komodo'. If you like horror, i recommend 'the exorcist' or 'komodo'. If you like comedy, i recommend 'some like it hot' or 'komodo'...fill in some genre and cinematic epic of choice...

but serious, 'komodo' is a great creature feature, done with love, packed with action,adventure&comedy and kids can watch it too, because there's no blood&guts.this is for the *boo,b-movie trash* screamers: the entire look of the movie doesn't looks cheap in anyway, neither the great special effects nor the superb cinematography) and my question to the studio lobby: why couldn't you bring such movies (or some of the other titles named above) to the big screen anymore? it's a shame...


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