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Frankenfish (2004)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  9 October 2004 (USA)
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When the body of a man is found completely destroyed in the swamps in Louisiana, the medical investigator Sam Rivers is assigned to investigate the murder. He travels with the biologist ... See full summary »

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Sam Rivers
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Eliza
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Dan
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Gloria Crankton
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Jeff
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Joseph
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Anton
Noelle Evans ...
Bobbi
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Roland
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Elmer
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Pilot (as Steve Ritzi)
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John Crankton
Sean Patterson ...
Abrams
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When the body of a man is found completely destroyed in the swamps in Louisiana, the medical investigator Sam Rivers is assigned to investigate the murder. He travels with the biologist Mary Callahan to the location where the victim lived in a floating house and he meets his family and friends. They find that Chinese snake-heads genetically engineered that belong to a wealthy hunter are attacking and killing the locals. While the group fights to survive, the hunter Jeff arrives with his team to hunt the predators. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for violence/gore, language, sexual content and some drug use | See all certifications »

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The Sheriff's jackets clearly shows a patch stating county, when in actuality, Louisiana is made up of Parishes. See more »

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Mary: [noticing a bamboo steamer on an abandoned boat] This boat had a Chinese crew.
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A True Cinematic Gem
21 December 2004 | by (MONTANA!) – See all my reviews

FRANKENFISH is one of those lovely B-films you always walk by at your local video store and laugh as you point out the cover to your friends. This film is so funny I can't even begin to explain it. From the ridiculous and unexplained plot, to the over-the-top, undefined characters, this film is a riot. You know you have a great film when there are giant, mutant fish beasts, naked people, house boat tailer parks, turtle soup, biologists, lesbians, Chinese Mofia, bloody gore, propeller boats, shotguns, and lines like, "I'm gonna git you, you dumb motherf*cker!" At a breezy 80 minutes in length, this film will have you crying for the must anticipated sequel. If you love B-Films that are truly ridiculous than this is the film for you.


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