Set in the Australian wheat-belt in 1968, SEPTEMBER is a character driven film about two 15 year old boys - one black, one white - whose friendship begins to fall apart under the stress of ... See full summary »
Clarence John Ryan,
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
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 »
Usually my first instinct upon hearing that a movie was made in Australia, by Australians, is to completely dismiss it. I am glad I did not do so with Rogue. The building of suspense was surprisingly good. The action was amazing and the silver lining for all of this was the amazing dialogue (apart from the littered swear words). It was also well acted, and the accents weren't even annoying. A total bonus was the awesome special effects. I will truly never go to the Northern Trerritory, thanks Mr. McClean! For anyone tired of the dull, lifeless Aussie movies that unfortunately we are all used to, go and take a chance by seeing Rogue...even if only to support it. I can only hope they don't go down the well-worn road of making lack-lustre sequels...there is no need to spoil a great movie. Great work to all that were involved with making this movie. 10 out of 10 all round.
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