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Komodo (1999)

PG-13  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  4 May 2000 (Malaysia)
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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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Victoria
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Patrick Connally
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Denby
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Annie
Michael Edward-Stevens ...
Martin Gris
Simon Westaway ...
Bracken
Bruce Hughes ...
Mr. Connally
Jane Conroy ...
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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Also Known As:

Az óriásgyíkok támadása  »

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AUD 15,000,000 (estimated)
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Kevin gets a chance to take his shirt off. He smears blood across his chest. As he runs away with Victoria towards the helicopter, his chest is glistening, but there's not a trace of blood. 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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Sultans of Swing
by Mark Knopfler
Performed by Dire Straits
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The F/X are great. The rest of the movie? Well, uh....
13 September 2000 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

Whether the komodo dragons are depicted with animatronics or computer graphics, they look top notch and scary - when you see them. (You don't see them as much as you might think.) However, the rest of the movie is A MESS! The characters were murky and unlikable, and the story was at times so lacking in key details, I am positive that the movie was either handed to the most incompetent editor alive, or that they didn't have enough money to shoot everything. (I don't think anyone could be that dumb to have chosen to film the script if it had actually been written the way the movie progesses onscreen.) Not enough gore or action for the red meat crowd anyway.


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