A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded laboratory rats injected with growth hormones. The small reptile grows gigantic, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage.
Michael V. Gazzo
An idyllic wildlife cruise disintegrates into terror when a party of tourists are stalked by a massive man-eating crocodile. Pete McKell, a cynical American travel writer, joins a disparate group of holiday-makers on a river cruise through the waters of Kakadu National Park. Initially Pete clashes with their tour captain, Kate, a feisty young woman who assumes he is just another 'city-slicker' in search of a quick thrill. After an uneventful day cruising the river, Kate is reluctantly persuaded to steer their boat into unexplored territory. They discover a secluded lake but terror strikes when their craft receives a powerful blow from beneath the murky depths and begins to sink. With little choice, she beaches the vessel on the closest dry land -a tiny mud island. With a rising tide and only half an hour of daylight left, fear grips the group as they realize they are trapped in the lair of a 'rogue' crocodile, governed only by its need to hunt and kill. Begrudgingly, Pete and Kate ... Written by
The Age 6th of May 2000
Many of the scenic shots in the movie are filmed in Katherine Gorge. However, the Katherine River at Katherine Gorge only has saltwater crocodiles a few months of the year and they are carefully monitored. Also the river is not tidal at Katherine Gorge, it is too far upstream. See more »
This movie was very good. The pacing is fantastic and all the characters are likable. The death scenes are very graphic and gory! For those who just love to see Horror movies for just the gore, there's more to it than that. You don't know what will happen next. It's like a thriller mixed with Horror. It's a lot like Jaws and Lake Placid. The effects done on the crocodile are brilliant. It was absolutely fake, but it looked very real. Effects aren't usually that good in Australian movies, but the effects in this one are brilliant! I just wish the Crocodile killed more people, but apart from that, it's great! If you loved Wolf Creek or Jaws you'll love this! I give this movie an 8/10!
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