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Gargoyle -- Two CIA agents are sent to Bucharest, Romania to solve a high profile kidnapping. But what they discover is something inexplicable. An evil gargoyle, once thought dead and banished forever, has returned with a vengeance.


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Release Date:
26 October 2004 (Russia) See more »
Once thought banished forever, winged, fire-spitting creatures are resurrected and immediately begin wreaking havoc on a port city.
Two CIA agents are sent to Bucharest, Romania to solve a high profile kidnapping. But what they discover is something inexplicable. An evil gargoyle, once thought dead and banished forever, has returned with a vengeance. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Michael Paré ... Ty "Griff" Griffin

Sandra Hess ... Jennifer Wells

Fintan McKeown ... Father Nikolai Soren

Kate Orsini ... Dr. Christina Durant

Tim Abell ... Lex
William Langlois ... Inspector Zev Aslan
Petri Roega ... Father Adrian Bodesti

Rene Rivera ... Gogol

Arthur Roberts ... Bishop
Jason Rohrer ... Richard Barrier
Mihai Bisericanu ... Gregor
Bogdan Uritescu ... Zero

Claudiu Trandafir ... Boris
Cristi Groza ... Ionut
Lewis Cojocar ... Yuri
Jim Wynorski ... Bogdan
Claudiu Istodor ... Priest - 1532
Nataliya Zamilatska ... Parishioner / Anca

Annie Cerillo ... Coroner

Daniela Nane ... Peasant Girl
Roxana Baches ... Lily
Alina Teodorescu ... Lara 1
Alexandra Serb ... Lara 2
Dan Fintescu ... Sloane
Alexandru Nicolae ... Boy at Amusement Park
Robert Barladeanu ... Boy at Amusement Park
Danut Masala ... Boy at Amusement Park
Stefan Ionita ... Boy at Amusement Park
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Borcea Marian ... Special Agent

Directed by
Jim Wynorski  (as Jay Andrews)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Anthony L. Greene  screenplay
Ion Ionescu  written by
Bill Munroe  screenplay
Jim Wynorski  screenplay

Produced by
Peter Block .... executive producer
Michael Derbas .... line producer
Michael Derbas .... producer
Neil Elman .... co-producer
Lisa M. Hansen .... executive producer (as Lisa Hansen)
Paul Hertzberg .... executive producer
Ion Ionescu .... producer
Daniel March .... executive producer
Carl Mason .... associate producer
Vicki L. Sawyer .... co-producer
Kevin Tannehill .... executive producer
Jim Wynorski .... producer
Original Music by
Neal Acree 
Cinematography by
Andrea V. Rossotto 
Film Editing by
Michael Kuge 
Casting by
Fern Champion 
Production Design by
Mihnea Mihailescu 
Costume Design by
Svetlana Mihailescu 
Makeup Department
Raluca Badea .... key makeup artist
Fabian Coseriu .... makeup artist
Mariana Ianas .... makeup artist
Elisabeta Jachian .... hair stylist
Irina Necsoi .... makeup artist
Production Management
Andrei Marinescu .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lewis Cojocar .... first assistant director: Romania (as Lucian Cojocar)
Raluca Florescu .... third assistant director
Monica Gheorghe .... second assistant director
Paula Grig .... third assistant director
Carl Mason .... first assistant director
Art Department
Claudia Clima .... assistant property master (as Claudia Chima)
Remus Grecu .... assistant art director
Joel Andrew Larson .... storyboard artist
Mihaela Lungu .... assistant art director
Alex Luta .... assistant set decorator
Dan Smirnov .... construction coordinator
Marius Stanciu .... property master
Vasile Valentin .... props
Sound Department
Brian Campbell .... dialogue editor
Kris Fenske .... sound designer
Megan Goudsward .... background sound editor
Dave Hibbert .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Klausmayer .... sound re-recording mixer
Devan Kraushar .... sound effects editor
Mark Linden .... adr recordist
Vasile Luca .... boom operator
Misty Murphy .... foley artist
Jean Raymond .... foley mixer
Gregor Shemko .... foley artist
Joshua Stevenson .... assistant dialogue editor
Cristian Tarnovetchi .... sound mixer
Brick Wagner .... foley artist
Special Effects by
George Petrache .... special effects assistant
Nicu Petre .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Karl Bildstein .... roto artist
Landon Bootsma .... digital compositor: Digital Slaves VFX
Dan Brittain .... digital compositor
Justin Jerome Chance .... modeler (as Justin Chance)
Mark Cutler .... digital compositor
Stanislav Enilenis .... digital effects artist
Keith M. Hamilton .... digital compositor: Digital Slaves VFX
Keith M. Hamilton .... visual effects supervisor: Digital Slaves VFX
James Lau .... digital artist
Jason Macza .... animation director
Julia K.S. Miles .... visual effects producer: Digital Slaves VFX
Mark T. Reid .... digital compositor: Digital Slaves VFX
Adam Stern .... visual effects supervisor
Jeremy Stewart .... animator
Audrey Suos .... visual effects coordinator
Jason Toth .... digital compositor
Terry Veer .... key animator
Aden Ambrono .... stunt performer
Nelu Caragea .... stunt coordinator
Ion Carangea .... stunts
Anamaria Chirvase .... stunt performer
Marian Chirvase .... stunt coordinator
Petre Dumitru .... stunt performer
Dicu Marian .... stunt performer
Daniel Pasleaga .... stunt performer
Adrian Pavlovschi .... stunt performer
Valeriu Tomescu .... stunt performer
Mihai Ungureanu .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
Cristian Balac .... grip
Marcel Bogdan .... generator operator
Cristian Borda .... still photographer
Alex Cojocaru .... grip
Lucian Diaconu .... gaffer
Marin Dumitru .... electrician
Tosa Florea .... electrician
Adrian Gache .... key grip
Mihai Gheorghe .... electrician
Titi Ionita .... electrician
Florin Jumatate .... electrician
Daniel Letos .... camera loader
Alex Marchidan .... grip
Radu Nicolae .... electrician
Gabriel Nita .... assistant camera
George Olteanu .... focus puller
Cristi Onutu .... assistant camera
Cristi Pasare .... video assist
Camelia Popa .... assistant camera
Mihai Postasu .... grip
Sorin Postasu .... grip
Viorel Radu .... electrician
Sorin Serghiuta .... camera operator
Bogdan Stanciu .... Steadicam operator
Alexandru Tache .... video assist
Ionut Voicu .... electrician
Ionut Zaharia .... electrician
Casting Department
Catalin Bordea .... extras casting coordinator
Scott Rosen .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nicoleta Deaconescu .... wardrobe
Alina Ticulescu .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Judit Szép .... film grader
Transportation Department
Roberto Balan .... driver
Adi Banu .... driver
Bela Bartes .... driver
Gabriel Burcea .... driver
Mihai Busuioc .... driver
Matei Cervencu .... driver
Bogdan Costel .... driver
Marius Georgescu .... driver
Viorel Guzan .... driver
Cristi Marinescu .... driver
Ciprian Popa .... driver
Nicolae Popescu .... driver
Vali Popovici .... driver
Catalin Radu .... driver
Dan Sarbu .... driver
Mirela Secan .... transportation coordinator
Gheorghe Tache .... driver
Cosmin Voicu .... driver
Ionel Zimica .... driver
Other crew
Kathy Archer Buck .... production accountant
Costica Ardeleanu .... helicopter pilot
Luza Calancea .... catering
Daniela Chirlov .... assistant: Mr. Ionescu
Stefania Dumitrescu .... assistant production accountant
Elena Ene .... script supervisor
Diana Georgescu .... production coordinator
Daniel Gilboy .... production executive
Adam Gordon .... assistant: Mr. Hertzberg
Steve Gregoropoulos .... business affairs
Michael Haddad .... craft service
Dan Ionescu .... location assistant
Wendy Jaffe .... business affairs
Alexander Mandra .... production assistant
Iacob Marian .... location assistant
Filofteia Minea .... production accountant
Elena Muntean .... production assistant
Octavian Nae .... location assistant
Vlad Nena .... production assistant
Andreea Nicolae .... production assistant
Roxana Paraschiv .... production assistant
Mihai Pascu .... assistant location manager
Mariana Popova .... script supervisor
Adrian Radu .... location manager
Cristina Serafim .... catering
Corina Toader .... catering
Ionel Tudor .... location assistant
Yulia Tyomkina .... production accountant

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Gargoyle's Revenge" - International (English title)
"Gargoyle: Wings of Darkness" - USA (TV title)
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Rated R for some violence and language
87 min
Sound Mix:
Canada:14A (Ontario) | Finland:K-15 | Germany:12 (DVD rating) | Italy:T | USA:R
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Continuity: In the scene where Fr. Bodesti is about to give a plane ticket to Fr. Soren, Soren is drinking from a glass liquor bottle. As Bodesti approaches, the bottle is uncorked, but when the camera cuts away and returns, the bottle is mysteriously corked again.See more »
Ty "Griff" Griffin:[to Wells] I wounded it. But, I want that thing dead. Now
[turns and points to someone off camera]
Ty "Griff" Griffin:get me the god damned flame thrower!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Horror Business (2005) (V)See more »


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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Not as bad as I'd heard, but not really all that good..., 2 August 2012
Author: TheLittleSongbird from United Kingdom

I was apprehensive as it was a Sci-Fi Channel movie, which often means cheapness and bad writing and acting. But actually, for one it is actually not too bad, not good by all means but unlike others it does have redeeming qualities. The Van Helsing-prologue is rather brief but sets the tone well, the score is reasonably atmospheric, the Romanian locations are simply gorgeous and with references to past horror films(Ghost of Frankenstein, Nosferatu) and Vampire lore there is some evidence that some research was done. Some have said the acting was better than average, some have said it was really bad. I'd say it was a mixed bag. I found Michael Parre and Sandra Hess likable leads, and Tim Abell was fun as Lex, but the best was Fintan McKeown in the most sympathetic role of the film and he does well with it. However, there are some let downs, I never did find the priest character believable for a second, the (beautiful) female scientist likewise, and the teacher was annoying and does some unbelievably stupid things. Here come the bad things about Gargoyle's Revenge however. The gargoyle(s) are much too fake, the haphazard camera work completely betrays this, and they don't come across as menacing or interesting. The murders are poorly done also, again the camera work dilutes the sense of terror the scenes should do, if not enough to clearly see how artificial the decapitations, mutilations and gore look. The script is cheesy and very unnatural and aimless in its flow and structure. The story was decent in idea but falls short in execution, a couple of intriguing scenes like the prologue and the ferris wheel, but the murders and the contrived ending aren't so good, a lot of the telling is dull and predictable and overall Gargoyle's Revenge could have done with much more atmosphere. The action scenes are repetitive, while the characters are not just clichéd but either underdeveloped(the female scientist), annoying(the teacher) or both(the priest), only Father Soren properly doesn't suffer from either. Overall, not good but not terrible either. 4/10 Bethany Cox

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