MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 6,802 this week

Animals (I) (2008)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  15 June 2010 (USA)
3.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.9/10 from 670 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 12 critic

An unsuspecting, down-and-out man in a washed-up hick town has his life turned upside down when a drop-dead gorgeous stranger walks through the door of the local bar.

Director:

(as Arnold Cassius)

Writers:

(novel), (adaptation), 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 706 titles
created 14 Jan 2012
 
a list of 20 titles
created 29 Mar 2012
 
a list of 3691 titles
created 20 Oct 2013
 
a list of 38 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 712 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Animals" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Animals (2008)

Animals (2008) on IMDb 3.9/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Animals.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

As a crime fighter and host of a popular TV program that has saved lives, I'm proud to be teaming up with a woman who knows how to teach children. Kids want to know what to do, and parents need to be prepared.

Director: Douglas Aarniokoski
Animals I (2012)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Pol is a teenager with a seemingly calm life. He lives with his brother, and is still in high school. However, Pol has a secret: Deerhoof, a cuddly teddy bear who thinks, moves around, and ... See full summary »

Director: Marçal Forés
Stars: Oriol Pla, Augustus Prew, Dimitri Leonidas
Nurse 3D (2013)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

By day, Abby Russell is a dedicated nurse, but by night, she lures cheating men to their brutal deaths and exposes them for who they really are.

Director: Douglas Aarniokoski
Stars: Paz de la Huerta, Katrina Bowden, Judd Nelson
Animals I (2015)
Drama

Four years after a pandemic, a young man (Lamb), launches a courageous bid to rescue a former lover (Howard) from the perils of the Red Zone. Shifting back and forth in time between them ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Drake
Stars: Jeremy Kewley, Tony Markulin, Melissa Howard
The Day I (2011)
Action | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A group of five people working to stay alive in a post-apocalyptic future discover what they think is a safe, abandoned farmhouse, but they soon find themselves fighting to stay alive as a gang of bloodthirsty predators attack.

Director: Douglas Aarniokoski
Stars: Shawn Ashmore, Brianna Barnes, Ashley Bell
Animals III (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

ANIMALS tells the story of Jude and Bobbie: a young couple that exist somewhere between homelessness and the fantasy of their imaginations. Though they masterfully con and steal in an ... See full summary »

Director: Collin Schiffli
Stars: David Dastmalchian, Kim Shaw, John Heard
Christina (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Inspired by a true story about a young German woman prepares to leave her war-ravaged city to begin a new life in America with her G.I. fiance. But standing between her and a hopeful future... See full summary »

Director: Larry Brand
Stars: Nicki Aycox, Jordan Belfi, Stephen Lang
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Immortals Connor and Duncan Macleod must join forces against Kell, an evil immortal who has become too strong for anyone to face alone.

Director: Douglas Aarniokoski
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Adrian Paul, Bruce Payne
Sinbad (TV Series 2012)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A Persian prisoner tries to find his dead brother with the help of his misfit group.

Stars: Elliot Knight, Marama Corlett, Elliot Cowan
AmeriQua (2013)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

AmeriQua is the story of a lazy recent graduate, Charlie (Bobby Kennedy), whose rich parents cut him off with a $5000 check and an ultimatum to start a life of independence and ... See full summary »

Directors: Marco Bellone, Giovanni Consonni
Stars: Bobby Kennedy III, Alec Baldwin, Catherine Mary Stewart
Made-Up (2002)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A look at how our cultural obsession with youthful good looks affects women who are told their value is dependent on their appearance.

Director: Tony Shalhoub
Stars: Brooke Adams, Lynne Adams, Eva Amurri Martino
Isolation (2011)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A medical student wakes up in a hospital isolation room with no memory of how she got there.

Director: Stephen Kay
Stars: Eva Amurri Martino, Joshua Close, David Harbour
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jarrett
...
Vic
...
Nora
...
Jane (as Eva Amurri)
...
Jules
...
Vaughn
...
Trish
...
Bud
...
Tommy
Heidi Shepherd ...
Tristana
...
Employee
...
Frat Boy #1
...
Frat Boy #2 (as Chris Tarantino)
...
Sheriff
Stan Ellsworth ...
Drunk #1
Edit

Storyline

Syd Jarrett is an unsuspecting, down-and-out man in a washed-up hick town whose life is turned upside down when the drop-dead gorgeous Nora walks through the door of the local bar. Jarrett's passion for Nora leads him peripherally into a sub-culture of animals where he encounters Vic, a renegade whose animal instincts are stronger than his human ones. As things begin to get even worse, Jarrett realizes that his best chance for happiness, and survival, lies in his true love for Jane. Written by Matthew Temple

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Deadliest Predator Is Already Inside You.

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence, strong sexuality/nudity, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 June 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Animals - Das tödlichste Raubtier ist in Dir!  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$5,500,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Frankenstein (1931) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Very HOT Thriller - cools with delayed release, but NOT DOA!
18 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I finally got to see the final cut of this film and although I still think it's a good horror film, with a few fairly intense sex scenes, it's a bit less effective than I expected.

It is much better than the IMDb rating indicates. Only the cartoonish digital "animals"(imagine Scooby Doo's angry ghost) weaken what could have been a well-above-average film. I find it interesting that Reno is listed first in order on locations. Nearly all of this was shot in Utah. But I know there was some controversy about the close to "soft porn" sex and the Utah Film Commission. Just filling in the long pause at the end of the first sex scene with talk I heard on set, I suspect that long cut leaves out a lot to be desired.

I worked four days on this film as Bart Johnson's banker buddy, mostly in the bar scene. I loved watching the director working. Animals had a strong cast and crew and the editing and "most" of the effects are fine.

It's certainly worth the price of rental from Redbox!


23 of 53 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How/where can I watch this? brandeeburnam-1
sounds cool JLcooperwood85
Reno Filming dk7-1
The shooting in Salt Lake MadeinBrazil78
Pink Floyd scottk6
Horrible robins-8
Discuss Animals (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?