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Pterodactyl (2005)

Not Rated  |   |  Action, Adventure, Horror  |  27 August 2005 (USA)
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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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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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Angie's arm gets ripped off by the pterodactyl and you see bloody strands on the severed arm but in the next shot it's clean and neat as if it were cut instead of torn off. See more »

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Captain Bergin: Perhaps you should have thought of that before ignoring State Department warnings about traveling to the Turkish-Armenian border, sir.
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No, it really was that bad....
29 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The characters were terribly written, I never did get their names, they were just "generic nerd" or "stuck-up drama queen". They were all cardboard cut-outs.

The plot was completely unbelievable. Why did the us special forces bother trying to save the American students and then try to argue that no, they can't help them out of the forest? Why bother saving them if you're not committed to the idea? The Generic Professer was relying on these kids to help him save his career? He would have been better off looking for another position.

And the CGI was obvious. I don't have a problem with good CGI, but here it was impossible NOT to notice how fake everything was.


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