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Pterodactyl (2005)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Horror | 27 August 2005 (USA)
A dormant volcano deep with the Turkish forest holds within it a deadly secret. Perfectly preserved, a nest of pterodactyl eggs are ready to hatch...

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Prof. Michael Lovecraft
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Capt. Bergen
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Kate Heinlein
George Calil ...
Serling
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Yolen
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Willis Bradbury
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Angie Lem
Jessica Ferrarone ...
Zelazny
Danna Lee ...
Gwen Kemper
Howard Lotker ...
Jason Donaldson
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Burroughs (as Dusan Fager)
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Clarke
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Herbert
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Tezo
Mikulás Kren ...
Berk (as Miki Kren)
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A dormant volcano deep with the Turkish forest holds within it a deadly secret. Perfectly preserved, a nest of pterodactyl eggs are ready to hatch...

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Killer Pterosaurus - Death from the Sky  »

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Many of the characters are named after famous science-fiction and fantasy writers - Burroughs (Edgar Rice Burroughs), Clarke (Sir Arthur C. Clarke), Donaldson (Steven Donaldson), Heinlein (Robert A. Heinlein), Herbert (Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert), Lem (Stanislaw Lem), Lovecraft (H.P. Lovecraft), Serling (Rod Serling), Yolen (Jane Yolen) and Zelazny (Roger Zelazny). See more »

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At the beginning of the film, a hunter shoots at the pterodactyls 12 times with a shotgun that only holds eight shots. See more »

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Captain Bergin: Nail it! Shoot that overgrown pigeon!
Prof. Michael Lovecraft: That might not be a good idea.
Captain Bergin: Why not?
Prof. Michael Lovecraft: It's like chumming blood for sharks; it could start some kind of feeding frenzy.
Captain Bergin: I'm not going to allow them to continue to make us entrées for some forest buffet. They got to learn is when they bite, we bite back.
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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not the worst movie I've ever seen, but pretty close
1 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I gave this movie 2*'s to save the rating of 1* on the chance that there are worse movies out there. It's possible. The acting was horrible, but I've seen worse (usually when they decide they need *real* athletes to play roles). The special effects were bad, but I've seen worse (they're usually 50 years old though). The dialog was ridiculous (trying to remember when I've seen worse, but nothing comes to mind -- oh wait, maybe some of the dialog in the recent Star Wars movies). As giant-monster-terrorizing-helpless-people movies go - they're not known for deep character development - this one stood out as being exceptionally bad, as none of the characters behave at any time in any way that a normal human would reasonably be expected to behave under the circumstances. That's quite an accomplishment in itself. This movie might have been funny with a roomful of good friends and lots of tequila. Unfortunately, I had neither at the time.


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