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Komodo (1999)

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

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4 May 2000 (Malaysia)  »

Also Known As:

Az óriásgyíkok támadása  »

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AUD 15,000,000 (estimated)
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There's a bank on the sea front called Pacific Bank. This is an Australian Bank. There are no Pacific Bank's in North Carolina. 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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Surprisingly fun B-movie.
14 September 2000 | by (Morgantown, West Virginia) – See all my reviews

While I wouldn't call Komodo a classic by any means it is the most fun direct-to-video movie I've stumbled across in some time. The direction is pretty good, the acting is tight, and the lizards look great, especially when you take into account how low the budget was on this film. While the story is a bit lacking, it still comes across as reasonably entertaining. I recommend Komodo for a weekend rental. It won't change your life but its a fun way to spend an hour or so. You might also want to check out the DVD edition which has some neat features.


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