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Octopus (2000)

PG-13  |  Video  |   |  Adventure, Horror  |  11 June 2002 (Kuwait)
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During the Cuban Missle Crisis, a Russian sub is sunk while en route to Havana. As the sub goes down, the hold is breached and barrels full of some mysterious substance tumble out. Years ... See full summary »



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Captain Varltek
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Krasimer Vankov ...
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Velislaya Stoyanova ...
Kristina Krasteva ...
Marianne Stanicheva ...
Female Captain (as Mariana Stanisheva)


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Rated PG-13 for violence and action/terror, and for brief sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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This film was a personal voyage for the director, who wanted to use the film as a vehicle to overcome his fear of octopi. Unfortunately, he succumbed to his fear and killed himself quite soon after the release of the movie. See more »


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Oh, PUL-leese
15 October 2000 | by (Harrisburg PA USA) – See all my reviews

I watch a lot of movies but I pick and choose those that I review. I love cheap SciFi and Horror. Anybody who has read any of my other reviews knows that I am most forgiving of schlock and am more than willing to turn my brain off and suspend my disbelief. However, this wreched piece of trash appalled me. It did start out very well and I thought I might be in for a little gem. But NOOOO! It ran downhill faster than Niagra Falls, cumulating in the trashiest ending, that I just could not stomach. Ms. Lowery is the only redeeming factor after the opening scene. There, I said something nice.

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