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Dinocroc (2004)

After an African dinosaur ancestor of the crocodile is found, Dr. Campbell uses its DNA to create prototypes at Paula Kennedy's Genetic Research Co. (Gereco) lab. However one must be put ... See full summary »

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Dick Sydney
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Sheriff Harper
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Dr. Campbell
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Tom Banning (as Matt Borlenghi)
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Diane Harper
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Deputy Kerrigan
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Michael Banning
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Edwin Danders
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Paula Kennedy
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Larry
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After an African dinosaur ancestor of the crocodile is found, Dr. Campbell uses its DNA to create prototypes at Paula Kennedy's Genetic Research Co. (Gereco) lab. However one must be put down after killing someone, another escapes and the information is kept from sheriff Harper. His daughter, county dog catcher Diane Harper, helps her ex (welding artist Tom Banning) with his kid brother Michael's beloved dog. They bump into Campbell and discover the dinocroc is growing, having escaped down a tunnel. Although Gereco hires Australian crocodile specialist and intrepid hunter, Richard 'Dick' Sydney, the beast proves impervious to bullets, so the body count rises alarming. Written by KGF Vissers

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It feeds on fear.


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Rated R for some creature violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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20 April 2004 (USA)  »

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The actual name of the dinosaur is Suchomimus See more »

Goofs

In the opening title sequence the newspaper snippets say "archaeologist" when in actuality it is palaeontologists, not archaeologist, who deal with fossil crocodiles. See more »

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Spin-off Dinocroc vs. Supergator (2010) See more »

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Produced by BCS and Andrew Buscher
Destroy All Publishing
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Pretty weak
28 April 2004 | by (Minnesota, USA) – See all my reviews

This is your standard genetic experiment gone wrong plot - a "dinocroc" is created by Evil Co. (or something like that) and starts munching the locals. The story centers on an animal control officer and her dad (the local sheriff) and her boyfriend. The female lead is quite good, but the male lead plays his part as if he's mildly retarded. It's gets funnier every time he says a line. One starts to wonder about the extremely low standards the girl must have in men. Then there's an Australian croc hunter, loud and obnoxious, but with a tender side, blah blah blah.

The film moves along okay until the ending, which is not only utterly unbelievable, but anti-climactic as well.

Overall, a somewhat below average creature feature, but the CGI was perhaps a bit better than usual. I wouldn't exactly recommend it.


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