MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,369 this week

Hydra (2009)

TV Movie  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  22 February 2009 (USA)
3.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.2/10 from 952 users  
Reviews: 14 user | 10 critic

Former Marine Tim Nolan has been kidnapped with three convicts, transported to a deserted island and forced to participate in a deadly game. The super rich pay a fortune to hunt human prey.... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

On TV: Peabody Award Winners

The list of entertainment winners for the 74th Annual Peabody Awards was revealed this week, and Comedy Central's "Inside Amy Schumer," FX's "Fargo," and HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" are among the honorees. Read the IMDbTV Blog for the full list of winners!

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 357 titles
created 15 Jan 2012
 
a list of 1327 titles
created 02 Feb 2012
 
a list of 2008 titles
created 24 Jun 2012
 
a list of 45 titles
created 01 Dec 2013
 
a list of 336 titles
created 06 Apr 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Hydra" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Hydra (TV Movie 2009)

Hydra (TV Movie 2009) on IMDb 3.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Hydra.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Bone Eater (TV Movie 2007)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

Ancient Native American legend of the Bone Eater rises up and begins terrorizing the local townspeople.

Director: Jim Wynorski
Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Michael Horse, Adoni Maropis
Necrosis (2009)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

In 2009, six friends arrive at an isolated cabin to enjoy a long weekend in the snow. An epic snowstorm interrupts their vacation, trapping them on the mountain and resurrecting the haunting ghosts of the Donner Party.

Director: Jason Robert Stephens
Stars: James Kyson, George Stults, Tiffany
Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

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 »

Director: Tibor Takács
Stars: Charlie O'Connell, Victoria Pratt, Kristi Angus
Fantasy | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

In the 1580's English colonists arrive in what was to become North Carolina and find supernatural terror.

Director: Matt Codd
Stars: Adrian Paul, Frida Farrell, Rhett Giles
Cerberus (TV Movie 2005)
Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

In Bucharest, Romania, the priceless breastplate of Attila, the Hun is robbed from the National Museum of Antiquities by a gang leaded by the despicable Marcus Cutter, and the curator Radu ... See full summary »

Director: John Terlesky
Stars: Greg Evigan, Garret Sato, Bogdan Uritescu
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A documentary exploring the existence of the legendary "Nessie," an aquatic dinosaur that is supposed to exist in the depth of Loch Ness, Scotland.

Director: Richard Martin
Stars: Arthur Franz
Escape from Mars (TV Movie 1999)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Five astronauts make the first manned trip to Mars, in the second decade of the 21st century. They must battle and overcome inferior computer components, corporate greed and indifference, ... See full summary »

Director: Neill Fearnley
Stars: Christine Elise, Peter Outerbridge, Allison Hossack
Missionary (2013)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Katherine is a struggling mother trying to create a better life for her and her son. She meets Elder Brock, a handsome Mormon missionary with a troubled past and they begin an incendiary ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony DiBlasi
Stars: Dawn Olivieri, Mitch Ryan, Kip Pardue
Parasite (2004)
Horror | Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  

An abandoned oil rig in the middle of the North Sea. Dr. Christine Hansen is charged with the task of testing an experimental cleaning fluid which could revolutionize the oil industry. ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Prendergast
Stars: Gary Condes, Saskia Gould, Conrad Whitaker
Hydra (2003)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Micke is a normal teenage kid, bullied and lonely. One day he losses it and beats one of his bullies to his death. This is picked up and silenced by an underground hit-man organization. In ... See full summary »

Director: Titus Paar
Stars: Sarah Appelberg, Tobias Fagerström, Joel Jonasson
Dozers (2010)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

DOZERS is a scifi/horror comedy about a stress-relieving drug patch called Solace. Ashley and Buddy... See full synopsis »

Directors: Don Adams, Harry James Picardi
Stars: Ariauna Albright, Greg Baglia, Wendi Bazar Besasie
The Darwin Conspiracy (TV Movie 1999)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

The frozen body of a prehistoric, but super-advanced, human leads scientists to start covert DNA experiments for the development of a new race of super beings.

Director: Winrich Kolbe
Stars: Jason Brooks, Robert Floyd, Stacy Haiduk
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Tim Nolan
...
Gwen Russell
...
Captain Sweet
...
Vincent Camden
...
Ronnie Kaplan
...
Dr. Valerie Cammon
James Wlcek ...
Bob Crick
...
Broughton
...
Sean Trotta
...
Clarence Elkins
...
Mr. Winters
...
Dixie
...
Alex Williams
...
Gunner
...
Knut
Edit

Storyline

Former Marine Tim Nolan has been kidnapped with three convicts, transported to a deserted island and forced to participate in a deadly game. The super rich pay a fortune to hunt human prey. But the island isn't deserted - it's home to Hydra the Beast! Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Prepare to be consumed.

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 February 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Ilha Perdida  »

Box Office

Budget:

$700,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

In the ship's radio room, Gwen picks up the microphone as she talks into it and you can see the microphone's cord is unplugged. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dinocroc vs. Supergator (2010) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Hydra lame
8 June 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Do you want me to start with the good news or the bad news? Well, the good news is that Hydra is not the worst SyFy's done, and it's not quite bad enough to be down there as one of their worst. The scenery is atmospheric, and the photography and editing are better than the choppy standard I have come to expect. Also the hydra itself actually looks good, not amazing, but compared to the cheap-looking and stilted-moving effects before and since this movie it is a considerable improvement. The bad news is that Hydra is still not a good movie, I have seen worse by all means but it was still lame. The main problem here was the story, a good idea on paper and is better paced than most SyFy movies but on film it was predictable and could have been developed much more than it was. The characters are the same, they are not as annoying as other SyFy efforts but still clichéd and you don't learn much about them. The hydra was not bad in look, but like the rest of the characters, you don't really feel threatened partly because the killings and gore lacked tension and had a you've-seen-it-all-before vibe and also that Hydra makes little to no attempt to expand on the hydra's origins and the like. The script is cheesy and doesn't feel like it's flowing naturally, and while they admittedly don't have much to work with the actors do nothing in their body language or their delivery to elevate the characters and script. For want of a better word, it all felt bland. All in all, a lame movie but I've seen worse. 3/10 Bethany Cox


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What I learned from this movie GreenInkBrigade
Come on, SciFi... jryanh182
So heres a question... mr-timsaunders
Is it just me? machine1418
Worst s**t in decades!! lamusicafue
Discuss Hydra (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?