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The Curse of the Komodo (2004)

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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Phipps
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Reece
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Jeffries
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Finton
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In the Isla Damas, a group of soldiers lands on the island and are attacked and murdered by a Komodo dragon. Two men, Hanson and Jason, leave a building surrounded by an electric fence to seek out survivors. They run back to the building and a woman, Rebecca "Becky"), who is the daughter of the scientist. Nathan Phipps, deactivates the fence. Phipps and his assistant Dawn Porter contact the Chief of a Naval Base at Hawaii, Foster, to discuss the dragons that are genetically-engineered by them to produce food that have turned into war machines by Foster. Meanwhile, a casino is robbed in Hawaii by the thieves Drake, Tiffany, and Reece that flee to Damas using the pilot of helicopter Jack. Soon they meet Phipps and Dawn shooting at a Komodo dragon and they learn that they need to team-up with the scientists to survive. Further, the contact with a Komodo turns the person onto a zombie. However the fuel of the generator is finishing and Foster does not have the intention of rescuing the ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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

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Goofs

The white van driving into Pearl Harbor Naval Base also has California license plates. The BMW SUV with CA plates has a different style of plates on the rear, the front plate is obviously California. See more »

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Dr. Dawn Porter: Rebecca, I want you back on shore immediately, and put on your clothes.
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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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