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Plankton (1994)

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Five teenagers embark on a boating trip off the coast of Florida. The teens get hopelessly lost at sea after they get caught in a fierce storm. Fortunately, the quintet stumble across an ... See full summary »

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Clay Rogers ...
Mike
Michael Bon ...
Bobby
Sharon Twomey ...
Margareth
Laura di Palma ...
Dorothy (as Loren DePalm)
Ann Wolf ...
Julie
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Clark (uncredited)
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Five teenagers embark on a boating trip off the coast of Florida. The teens get hopelessly lost at sea after they get caught in a fierce storm. Fortunately, the quintet stumble across an abandoned yacht in the middle of the ocean with a mysterious biology lab on board it. Unfortunately, there are also ferocious mutated prehistoric fish running amok on the yacht. Will any of the teens survive this harrowing ordeal? Written by Woodyanders

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Carnivorous fish that live out of water? Now we know why this ship has no crew! See more »

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Rated R for language, violence and some nudity | See all certifications »
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8 January 2000 (Japan)  »

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Creatures from the Abyss  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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Margareth: What a weird fish.
Mike: They must have caught them with the diving bell. Certain fish you can only get from way down deep.
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Gory, grimy recent Italian "The Thing" ripoff.
4 March 2000 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Boasting some pretty good Rick Baker-esque special effects and Deran Serafian in a small role, this pretty lame Italian movie deserves some recognition. Cerchi gets some credit for still making gore flicks while most of the other Italian directors (Ruggero Deodato, Sergio Martino, Lamberto Bava, and Enzo G. Castellari) have moved on to lower-key TV movies. As for plankton, it's half Piranha - half The Thing, with people turninging into monsters, raping women, and causing general mayhem. The ultra-grimy, sleazy, and over-sexed feel of the film makes it hard to enjoy. Only available in Italian language work-prints floating around.


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