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It Waits (2005)

 -  Horror  -  23 May 2006 (USA)
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A lone female park ranger tries to track down a vicious creature killing various people and terrorizing her at a remote national park.

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Danielle 'Danny' St. Claire
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Rick Bailey
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Joseph Riverwind
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Wakinyah Creature (as Austin Jordon)
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Julie Cassidy
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Lark Rainwater
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Carl Nash
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Evelyn Nash
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The lonely forest ranger Danielle St. Claire works alone in Tower 19 of the Forestry Department of a remote National Park. Danny is grieving the loss of her best friend Julie Cassidy and is tormented by the feeling of guilty, since she was responsible for the death of her girlfriend. While driving Julie's car after drinking in a bar, she had an accident but she did not assume that she was driving. When a group of students releases a demon trapped in a mystical cave, the creature attacks tourists nearby her tower and later her boyfriend Justin Rawley. Without communication or means of transportation, Danny fights to survive while the monster is attracted by her sadness. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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23 May 2006 (USA)  »

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Written on spec in the seventies. Several directors, including Tobe Hooper, had tried to get it going. And several studios, including Amblin. The project was re-set up in 2003 Philippe Martinez at Bauer Martinez Studios with Dolph Lundgren as the star attached and Steven R. Monroe set to direct. The production got canceled as a deal could not be finalized with the writers. Another project for Lundgren and Monroe at Bauer Martinez, "The Soul of Caleb Lee", also fell through, but Lundgren then went on to make his directorial debut for the company with the movie "The Defender". See more »

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When Cerina Vincent's character meets a Native American that knows about the creature she is told that the creature does not like water and therefore stays in its cave when it rains. In a scene just previous to this the creature stalks and kills another character when it is obviously raining quite hard. See more »

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References Jeepers Creepers (2001) See more »

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Sweet Taste
Written by Melanie Monroe, Wade Williams, Jeff AbercrombiePerformed by Melanie Monroe
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Reasonable Low Budget Movie
9 August 2007 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

The lonely forest ranger Danielle St. Claire (Cerina Vincent) works alone in Tower 19 of the Forestry Department of a remote National Park. Danny is grieving the loss of her best friend Julie Cassidy (Miranda Frigon) and is tormented by the feeling of guilty, since she was responsible for the death of her girlfriend. While driving Julie's car after drinking in a bar, she had an accident but she did not assume that she was driving. When a group of students releases a demon trapped in a mystical cave, the creature attacks tourists nearby her tower and later her boyfriend Justin Rawley (Dominic Zamprogna). Without communication or means of transportation, Danny fights to survive while the monster is attracted by her sadness.

"It Waits" is a reasonable low budget movie that gives the sensation of déjà vu since it uses many clichés of the horror genre. Further, the demon is a rip-off of The Creeper of "Jeepers Creepers" and when the creature attacks Danny, it recalls the famous scene of "Alien" and Lt. Ripper. Cerina Vincent is extremely sexy and has a good performance, attracting the creature not because of her beauty but her pain and misery for the loss of her close friend. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "À Espera do Mal" ("Waiting for the Evil")


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