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5 January 2008 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order)

Brian Krause ... James Murphy

Niall Matter ... Josh Riley

Don S. Davis ... Neil Chapman

Donnelly Rhodes ... Uncle Sean

Carrie Genzel ... Karen Riley

Amber Borycki ... Zoe
Neil Denis ... Chad

Sebastian Gacki ... Brody

Paul McGillion ... Michael Murphy

Serinda Swan ... Caroleena
Sam Laird ... James Murphy - 12 yrs

David Lewis ... Scientist #1
Bart Anderson ... Scientist #2
Suzanne Ristic ... Marge
Rob Morton ... Bill Maxwell
R. Nelson Brown ... Fisherman (as Rnelsonbrown)

Directed by
Paul Ziller 
Writing credits
Andrew Sands (story)

Paul Ziller (screenplay) and
Jason Bourque (screenplay)

Produced by
Oliver De Caigny .... associate producer
Lisa M. Hansen .... executive producer (as Lisa Hansen)
Lindsay MacAdam .... producer (as Lindsay Macadam)
Kirk Shaw .... executive producer
Stacey Shaw .... associate producer
Randall H. Zalken .... associate producer (as Randy Zalken)
Original Music by
Pinar Toprak 
Cinematography by
Anthony C. Metchie (director of photography) (as Anthony Metchie)
Film Editing by
Gordon Williams 
Production Design by
Paul McCulloch 
Set Decoration by
Christopher A.R. Lowe  (as Chris Lowe)
Costume Design by
Sylvie Gendron 
Makeup Department
Tara Colledge .... key hair stylist
Michelle Grady .... makeup effects artist: Flesh and Fantasy Make-Up Effects Inc.
Michelle Grady .... prosthetics: Flesh and Fantasy Make-Up Effects Inc.
Jennifer Kipps .... key makeup artist
Ashleigh McTavish-Wisden .... swing hair/makeup (as Ashleigh Wisden)
Roy Nicholson .... operator: Flesh and Fantasy Make-Up Effects Inc.
Ryan Nicholson .... makeup effects artist: Flesh and Fantasy Make-Up Effects Inc.
Ryan Nicholson .... prosthetics: Flesh and Fantasy Make-Up Effects Inc.
Production Management
Charlotte Clark-Gamache .... post-production supervisor (as Charlotte Clark)
Mandy Spencer-Phillips .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Natalie Fiteni .... trainee assistant director
Matthias Mellinghaus .... first assistant director
Melissa Patton .... third assistant director
Ali Salamati .... second assistant director (as Alireza Salamati)
Art Department
Pamela Cambiazo .... storyboard artist
Shawn Cofield .... dresser
Geoff Coulter .... props assistant
Ken Gammer .... on-set dresser
Sandrine Hanna .... props assistant
Grayson Hosie .... assistant set decorator
Matthew R.W. Lowe .... set dresser
Michelle Pilkington .... on-set props
Renee Read .... props master
John Tiffen .... lead dresser (as Jon Tiffan)
Sound Department
Tim Archer .... re-recording mixer
Tricia Boer .... sound mixer
Jason Cole .... foley artist
Wendy Czajkowsky .... dialogue editor
Randy Kiss .... re-recording mixer
Randy Kiss .... sound supervisor
Scott C. Kolden .... sound effects editor (as Scott Kolden)
Brent Morrison .... boom operator
Alan Perkins .... dialogue editor
Scott Schmidt .... foley mixer
Scott Schmidt .... re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Allen Benjamin .... special effects coordinator (as Al Benjamin)
Chris Labre .... special effects assistant
Rob Thorpe .... special effects assistant (as Robert Thorpe)
Visual Effects by
James Halverson .... lead artist
Greg Hansen .... lead artist
Cayle Hotchkiss .... animator
Ryan Jensen .... CG supervisor
Ryan Jensen .... creature designer
Dong Hyun Kim .... animator (as Dong Hyun-Kim)
Kevin Little .... visual effects creative director
Alex Lori .... animator
Joseph Ngo .... digital artist
Scott Paquin .... animator
Heather Paul .... visual effects producer
Michael Paul .... visual effects coordinator
Karen Watson .... lead compositor
Bob White .... creature rigger
Douglas Chapman .... stunt double: Michael (as Doug Chapman)
Rob Farrell .... stunt double: Neil
Corry Glass .... stunt double: Karen
Jon Kralt .... stunt double: Josh
Dan Redford .... stunt coordinator
Owen Walstrom .... stunt coordinator
Alisa Christensen .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Ed Araquel .... still photographer
Ken Bates .... generator operator
Bill Corbett .... grip
Dale Darlington .... playback
Ted Hamilton .... best boy electric
Chris Hansen .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Chris Hansen .... underwater camera operator
Jesse Harris .... grip
Megan Haswell .... on-set technician
Mathias Herndl .... camera operator: "a" camera
Tamara Jones .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (as Tammy Jones)
Jonathan Laxton .... lamp operator
Vince Laxton .... gaffer
Boris Martens .... camera trainee
Don Miernecki .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Shawn Montgomery .... key grip
Dan Pressler .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Michael Roy .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Rod Rushka .... grip
Dave Saklofsky .... best boy
Armand Santos .... lamp operator
Rene Smith .... camera operator: "b" camera
Brad Whitlock .... camera operator: "a" camera
Katie Yu .... still photographer
Casting Department
Carmen Amos .... casting assistant
Colleen Bolton .... casting: Vancouver (as Colleen Rogers)
Fern Champion .... casting: US
L.A. Hilts .... extras casting (as LA Hilts)
Christina Kam .... extras casting assistant
Paul Ruddy .... casting: US
Maureen Webb .... casting: Vancouver
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Erin Evans .... costume truck supervisor
Holly Faircrest .... costume set supervisor
Michele Guimond .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Todd Giroux .... technical supervisor
William Higgins .... post-production coordinator
Ronald Ramage .... on-line editor
Ismael Ribeiro .... technical supervisor
Jason Koroluk .... on-line editor (uncredited)
Location Management
Mike Browne .... key location production assistant (as Mike Brown)
Nelson Burne .... location production assistant
Stacey Ladderman .... location production assistant (as Stacy Lederman)
Christin Lindgard .... location manager (as Chris Lindgard)
Ken MacAlpine .... key location production assistant (as Ken McAlpine)
Vicky Plancher .... location production assistant
John Rollins .... assistant location manager
Sheila Smolak .... location production assistant
Al Stewart .... location production assistant
Wray Tellier .... location production assistant
Music Department
Thanos Kazakos .... music editor
Thanos Kazakos .... score mixer
Transportation Department
Rob Burtnick .... driver: honeywagon
Todd Fortin .... transport coordinator
Ken Makowski .... driver: cable truck
Douglas Pugh .... transport captain (as Doug Pugh)
Ken Rice .... driver
Aaron Ross .... driver
Miroslaw Syta .... driver: hair/MU/wardrobe (as Mirek Syta)
Rob Tucker .... picture cars
Other crew
Patrick Canning .... assistant: Ms. Hansen
Valentina Carp .... post-production accountant
Doran Chandler .... legal services: Roberts & Stahl
Randy Clair .... security coordinator
Steve Craig .... security captain
Jason Crosby .... marine coordinator
Doreen Davis .... production accountant
Oliver De Caigny .... business affairs
Anna Dupas .... publicist (as Ann Dupas)
Lauren Grant .... business affairs assistant
Joye-Anne Langille .... security guard (as Joy Langille)
Brianna Lawrence .... craft service
Brianna Lawrence .... first aid
Ivan Lyttek .... production coordinator
Scott A. Matthews .... business affairs assistant (as Scott Matthews)
Scott A. Matthews .... production coordinator (as Scott Matthews)
Shannon McA'Nulty .... business affairs assistant
Janice Melnyck .... script supervisor (as Janice Melnyk)
Eric Meyer .... assistant chef: Reel Appetites
Barbara Parisi .... assistant accountant
Jerry Pender .... assistant coordinator
Bryant Pike .... controller
Arminder Randhawa .... business affairs
Mike Raptis .... security guard
Rachel Robinson .... assistant: Mr. Shaw
Michael Schaus .... business affairs
Jon Stephenson .... dive coordinator
Sarah Tarry .... legal services: Roberts & Stahl
Joseph Thomas .... chef: Reel Appetites
Jonathan Dyck .... the producers would like to thank: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
David W. Hamilton .... the producers would like to thank: Jones Brown Inc
Charlene Paling .... the producers would like to thank: National Bank of Canada

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Rated R for creature violence and gore
91 min
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5 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
As bad as the title suggests..., 15 August 2008
Author: LoneWolfAndCub from Australia

I never went into this expecting a particularly good movie, with a title like Loch Ness Terror, who would? So, when it finished, I got what I expected. The plot is nonsensical, there are lapses in logic, clichéd characters and sub-plots everywhere, poor CGI and an ending that is beyond anti-climatic. Basically, the film revolved around a grizzled (and unintentional Clint Eastwood rip-off?) cryptozoologist who witnessed his father consumed by Nessie many years ago. Thrown into the mix is a "crazy" uncle who claims to have seen the beast, a sheriff whose husband passed away and is now looking after a son. Surprise surprise, he is still in love with his ex-girlfriend who is now dating a rich jerk! If that is not the most predictable and boring story you have heard of, please tell of another...

Honestly, none of the actors are any good. Brian Krause, who plays Clint Eastwood...I mean James Murphy (zoologist) has it all. The hat, the scar, the cigar, the low voice...not Eastwood at all! All the other performers are just as bad (well, maybe except the old deputy guy, he was pretty funny). At times I was rooting for the dinosaur to eat them, as I could not stand their presence any longer. And on the topic of the dinosaur, could it be any faker? Honestly, there has been numerous cases of sub-par CGI, but this tops them all. All the digital effects stand out to the point where they look like cutouts from a video game. The gore could have been a tad redeeming, if it had looked somewhat mediocre instead of pathetic.

Paul Ziller, the director, has not got a shred of noticeable talent. The POV shots are unoriginal and poorly done (Jaws much?) and for a horror film, there are zero scares. In fact, if this were a comedy it would be excellent, as I found myself laughing through pretty much the entire running time of 74 minutes. When the end comes around, it is so lackluster it is almost hard to believe. Recommended for lovers of bad films and people who love a good laugh.


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