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Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep (2006)

Thirty years ago, Ray Reiter witnessed the brutal death of his parents at sea by a strange, octopus-like creature. Now determined to exact revenge, he joins archaeologist Nicole on a ... See full summary »

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(as Tibor Takacs), (uncredited)

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(screenplay) (as Tim Cox), (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Michael
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Maxwell
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Ike
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Sally (as Michal Yanai)
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Young Ray (as Kyle Morven Tejpar)
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David
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Emily
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Thirty years ago, Ray Reiter witnessed the brutal death of his parents at sea by a strange, octopus-like creature. Now determined to exact revenge, he joins archaeologist Nicole on a perilous high-seas expedition to find a legendary Greek Opal - said to be guarded by the very beast that murdered his family. As they come face to face with the killer Kraken, they must also battle a ruthless crime lord, who will stop at nothing to seize the coveted treasure for himself. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Rated R for some violence

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23 September 2006 (USA)  »

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$2,100,000 (estimated)
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Young Ray (Kyle Morven Tejpar) seen reading a book "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" by Jules Verne. The book was influenced by Tennyson's poem the "The Kraken" See more »

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When Jim, the skipper, is beheaded and thrown over-board by the wire, we see the actor swimming in the water. Moments later, we see him again moving around in the water as the Kraken's tentacles grab him. See more »

Quotes

Nicole: You guys are awesome for what you've done but this goes way beyond the internship and the classes and I think you guys should stay on shore.
Jenny: There's no way I'm missing this adventure.
Nicole: Too dangerous.
Jenny: Nicole we started this together and we're gonna finish it. You've taught me a lot especially to staring out a challenge and get the better of it and that's what I'm gonna do.
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References Metropolis (1927) See more »

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If I Say
Written by David Swirksy & John Fanders
Published by DeMartini Music and Swirsky Music
Performed by John Alden
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Raiders of lost sea artifacts meet a Kraken
7 October 2006 | by (Redondo Beach, CA) – See all my reviews

Not a bad story, but the low budget rears its ugly head at times to undermine the effectiveness of the movie. A lot of the plot is predictable, but the film moves quickly and takes some time to introduce characters so you at least have some involvement and know what's going on. An illustration of the low budget is when a motor boat is "destroyed," you only see this as a CGI image from a distance. (No boats were harmed during the filming of this movie.) I also love the "metal mask," that looks like a pie-tin mold.

It's another big-sea-creature-on-the-loose story, but this one actually has an unusual motive for its vicious brutality (not simply hunger), a plot twist often absent in these made-for-TV flicks. The human characters are two teams of scientific artifacts treasure hunters (sort of an aquatic version of Raiders of the Lost Ark), and they're both after the same artifact. The bad guys all wear black so you know they're the bad guys; the baddest of the baddies (and the leader) always wears black suits, even though all the action is at a beach or on the water. Every line of dialog this guy has is a threat to somebody; they could have put a sign up saying "Generic Theat in Progress" whenever he shows up. The good guys wear other colors, even in their scuba gear so you know who's who during underwater fight scenes. The creature's inevitable attacks predictably interrupt these fights, and provide for other common monster movie clichés.

Certainly not a landmark film, but OK for a watch if you like these sea monster movies, or if you have nothing better to do.


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