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Octopus (2000)

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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David Beecroft ...
Captain Jack Shaw
Carolyn Lowery ...
Dr. Lisa Finch
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Brickman
Jeff Nuttall ...
Henry Campbell
George Stanchev ...
Salvanto
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Taylor
Vasil Banov ...
Captain Varltek
Nikolai Urumov ...
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Krasimer Vankov ...
Dmitry
Michail Elenov ...
Sonar-Tech (as Michael Elenov)
Velislaya Stoyanova ...
Sara
Kristina Krasteva ...
Maggie
Marianne Stanicheva ...
Female Captain (as Mariana Stanisheva)
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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 later, an American nuclear submarine is transporting a captured terrorist to the States. The terrorist's henchmen, however, are planning to hijack the sub and rescue their leader. Meanwhile, a large, unidentified creature is approaching the sub at high speed... Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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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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During one part of the movie, they have a camera shot across the deck of the cruise ship. In that shot the signature "Whale Tail" of the Carnival Cruise Line is shown. All other pictures of the ship are without that smokestack and do not resemble a Carnival cruise ship. See more »


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An alright monster flick
12 January 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I like creature features, I'm a fan of movies like Alligator, Piranha, Jaws, Godzilla, King Kong, etc. I bought Octopus for £1, the DVD also had Octopus II, Spiders and Spiders 2 so it was a bargain to get four films for £1. Octopus wasn't that bad, sure it's not going to win any Oscars but it was a fun B-movie. The acting wasn't has bad as some B-movies I've seen, the effects were okay and the Octopus looked effective enough. In parts you could tell they used CGI but it's a low budget creature feature of course the effects are going to be like that.

Octopus is a good and fun B-movie monster flick that should be seen. Check this out.


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