Rogue (2007)

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An American journalist on assignment in the Australian outback encounters a man-eating crocodile while trapped on a rapidly flooding mud island.



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Celia Ireland ...
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Patch 'The Wonder' Dog ...


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

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some creature violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

8 November 2007 (Australia)  »

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Box Office


AUD 26,900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,711 (USA) (25 April 2008)


$7,711 (USA) (25 April 2008)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The scenes in the crocodile's lair were filmed in three weeks. See more »


After the killer crocodile is first seen there is a short shot of the dog but in mirror image causing his black eye patch to appear over his left eye as opposed to his right eye where it is throughout the rest of the film. See more »


[first lines]
Pete McKell: Hot as hell out there, huh?
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References The African Queen (1951) See more »


Stranger's Song
Composed by Bobby Bunnungurr
Malibirr Tribe, Gannalbingu Language Group
North-East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory
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10 November 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

To begin with, wolf creek was a solid horror film, certainly not mainstream, quite a challenge to watch, rather sordid and macabre, pretty much unwatchable, though i admired it's stylish look, and its daring. Rogue has the same sort of appeal, though it is far more accessible, the suspense is brilliant, keeping the crock hidden for most of the show, this makes the film hugely successful, but little glimpses, a tail, a missing tourist, who was there only a second ago, really makes the film one that makes you laugh that giddy fear laugh we all know. This film had my nerves in a stitch and it was all brought together by a heart pounding finale. Another thing that really proved affective was the films realism, the crock looked very real, was of plausible size, but most definitely wasn't small. if you love the old school suspense tricks of Alien (i stress this film is not in the same league) then this is definitely a good night at the movies.

Recommendation: nothing can really prepare you

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