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The Curse of the Komodo (2004)

R  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi, Action  |  13 April 2004 (USA)
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Genetically-engineered Komodo dragons have become ginormous creatures hunting people on a remote tropical island. A small group of scientists must stop the dragons before they escape the island and destroy the rest of the world.

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Genetically-engineered Komodo dragons have become ginormous creatures hunting people on a remote tropical island. A small group of scientists must stop the dragons before they escape the island and destroy the rest of the world.

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It's hungry.

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Horror | Sci-Fi | Action

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Rated R for language, violence and some nudity | See all certifications »

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The F-14s are shown launching small, wing-mounted rockets which are obviously air-to-air missiles (these would be used in shooting down an opposing enemy aircraft), yet the explosions on the ground indicate massive and multiple napalm bomb drops. See more »

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Dr. Dawn Porter: [hiking through jungle to escape the komodo] When the winds are right, it can smell carrion from up to four miles away.
Drake: What's carri-on?
Jack: Luggage.
Tiffany: Wonderful.
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No mutant komodo dragons were harmed in the making of this film. See more »

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It's an hour and a half of your life you'll never get back...
5 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

If there are movies that end careers, this would be one of them. The only highlight of this movie consisted of the end credits - not because they were good, but because they marked the end of the movie.

The acting is bad, the characters are shallow and boring, and the monsters are laughable. The story centers around a giant komodo dragon which goes on an eating spree. If this weren't bad enough, the komodo dragon's saliva seems to turn those it touches into zombies! One of the problems is that there's only 1 komodo dragon and 2 zombies, and none of them are given much in the way of screen time. In other words, the majority of the movie is dialogue-based. This wouldn't have been a huge drawback if the dialogue hadn't been so bad. There were times I found myself tidying the room to pass the time, waiting for something interesting to happen. And when something did happen, it hardly warranted my attention.

At least the people on the island had what appeared to be unlimited ammunition and a small whiskey flask that never went empty....


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