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1 January 2002 (USA) See more »
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Dead bodies are being found in the New York harbor. The police have no clues nor suspects until Nick... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Horror at the Oscars 3: The Spawning
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  (in credits order)

Michael Reilly Burke ... Nick Hartfield
Meredith Morton ... Rachel Starbird

Fredric Lehne ... Walter (as Fredric Lane)

John Thaddeus ... Tony

Chris Williams ... Payton / X-Ray
Stoyan Angelov ... X-Ray

Paul Vincent O'Connor ... Capt. Hensley

Clement Blake ... Mad Dog (as Clement E. Blake)

Duncan Fraser ... Mayor
Violeta Markovska ... Anna Lee
Mariya Mihailova ... Kid
Alexander Kalinov ... Kid
Kalin Kalinov ... Kid
Bogomil Kalinov ... Kid
Mila Atanasova ... Kid
Andreya Popdimitrova ... Kid
Peter Vasilev ... Kid
Miriam Klatman ... Kid
Naum Shopov ... Kid
Yoana Pendachanska ... Kid
Ivailo Nalbantov ... Kid

Shane Edelman ... Mayor's Aid
Harry Anichkin ... Judge (as Haralampi Anichkin)
Maria Slavcheva ... Old Lady
Peter Kostov ... Bus Driver

Velizar Binev ... Hotel Manager
Nikola Dodov ... Southern Man (as Nikolai Dodov)

Marianne Stanicheva ... Southern Woman (as Mariana Stanisheva)
Anastasiya Ingelizova ... Attractive Woman
Scott Coulter ... Dock Worker #1
Liat Bein ... Reporter #1
Dimiter Kuzov ... Tug Boat Captain
Miroslava Bancheva ... Reporter

Franklin A. Vallette ... Albert (as Franklin Vallette)
Konstantin Rafailov ... Little Boy

Rositza Chorbadjiska ... Mommy (as Rositsa Chorbadjiiska)
Georgi Gatzov ... Restaurant Manager (as George Gatsov)
Katerina Goranova ... Police Psychologist
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Malina Germanova ... Party Goer (uncredited)

Directed by
Yossi Wein 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Boaz Davidson  story
Danny Lerner  story
Michael D. Weiss  screenplay

Produced by
Boaz Davidson .... producer
Danny Dimbort .... executive producer
Avi Lerner .... executive producer
Danny Lerner .... producer
Trevor Short .... executive producer
David Varod .... producer
Original Music by
Bill Wandel 
Cinematography by
Peter Belcher 
Film Editing by
Cari Coughlin 
Casting by
Abra Edelman 
Elisa Goodman 
Production Design by
Carlos Silva Da Silva 
Art Direction by
Johnny Breedt 
Set Decoration by
Valentina Mladenova 
Production Management
George Gale .... post-production supervisor
Bobby Ranghelov .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Peter Mechkoff .... first assistant director: second unit
Art Department
Bogdan Bogdanov .... carpenter
Nikola Branchev .... stand-by props
Irena Nikolich .... painter
Vladimir Petkov .... carpenter
Rosen Stefanov .... set dresser
Evgeni Yordanov .... carpenter (uncredited)
Sound Department
Mark Lanza .... sound effects editor
Krasimir Shtabekov .... boom operator
Special Effects by
Willie Botha .... effects supervisor
Yovko Dogandjiiski .... special effects technician (as Jovko Dogandjiski)
Marten Ruskov .... special effects
Yana Stoyanova .... special effect artist
Visual Effects by
John C. Bush .... computer graphic artist
Michael F. Hoover .... digital artist
Wes C. Caefer .... digital artist (uncredited)
Stoyan Angelov .... utility stunts
John Blush .... stunt player
George Danailov .... stunts
Rumen Grigorov .... utility stunts
Emil Markov .... utility stunts
Krasimir Mitov .... utility stunts
Hristo Parvanov .... utility stunts
Parvan Parvanov .... stunt coordinator (as Parvan Parvanov-Tsatsata)
Nataliya Stoyanova .... utility stunts
Emil Tonev .... utility stunts
Kaloian Vodenicharov .... utility stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Nikolai Kostov .... best boy grip
Editorial Department
Bernhard Lebourne .... assistant editor (as Bernhard Larsson)
Todor G. Todorov .... colorist
Music Department
Shie Rozow .... orchestrator
Other crew
Hannah d'Angerio .... ADR Loop Group

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Rated R for some language
Germany:91 min
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Not as bad - I've seen worse, 20 August 2011
Author: ebiros2 from United States

As far as B sci-fi are concerned, this is a solid middle of the road movie. I've watched other craps like the Carnosaur series, and the likes of the Dog Soldier where I have no idea why it gets a high score. Many of these so called sci-fi movies are rip offs in that they state certain monster will appear, but when you see it, the total appearance time of the monster is less than a minute or two, and other 90 minutes is a filler where soldiers or who ever is acting scared and shouting macho BS. Many of them happens in such a dark setting that you can hardly see any details like AVP 2.

Compared to these, Octopus 2 has solid performance both from the actors and the octopus. There's a story that's believable, and the actions are not bad either.

There are other bad movies out there that's lot worse, and after seeing sci-fi movies for years, this is a solid middle of the road piece.

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