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Maneater -- Harry Bailey, a former FBI profiler turned small town sheriff, investigates the gruesome, cannibalistic murders of several local teens, only to learn that the killer he's hunting is a blood-thirsty monster.
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A former FBI profiler, now a sheriff of a small town and a single parent of a high school aged daughter, begins to profile a series of unexplained murders only to learn that the monster he's profiling may be himself. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Dean Cain ... Harry Bailey
Lacy Phillips ... Pearl

Stephen Lunsford ... Todd

Christopher Darga ... Zeus

Nikki Moore ... Kay (as Nicole Moore)

Maximillian Roeg ... Wahoo
Ellie Gerber ... Buckly

Saginaw Grant ... Stanley Hipp

Conrad Janis ... Doc Gramm

Donna W. Scott ... Ruthie (as Donna Scott)

Damara Reilly ... Marcy
Cord Jackman ... Carter

Patrick Shining Elk ... Bernard
John Brady ... Martin

Tanner Novlan ... Roger Raintree

Allison Kyler ... Violet Messer

Paul Schackman ... Sam Radcliff
Lovake Heyer ... Red Bear

Mercy Malick ... Morning Sky

Joe O'Connor ... Minister

Shea Curry ... Marge

Keli Daniels ... Kay's Mother

Robert R. Shafer ... Gus (as Bobby Ray Shafer)
Helena Jacobson ... Kelsey

Lynn Milano ... Older Woman
Maria Grimm ... Suzy the Nurse

Walter Phelan ... Windigo
David Nelson ... Bear Puppeteer
Timothy Ralston ... Bear Puppeteer
Norman Tempia ... Bear Puppeteer
Aldo Emanuel ... Stanley Age 7
Vito Emanuel ... Stanley's Brother
Alexandra Foisy ... Carol
Samuel DeClan Anderson ... The Naughty Boy
Julia Lewald ... Amy Nunn

Michael Emanuel ... Mayor's Voice (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alec Lewald ... Felipe Rios
Carter Lewald ... Arnoldo Rodriguez
Dave Mahr ... Patron
Jason Beatty ... Beverly Hills Patron (uncredited)

Norma Jean ... Cafe Patron (uncredited)

Shanda Lee Munson ... Baby Shower Guest (uncredited)

Johnny Cley Rivers ... Bus Boy (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Emanuel 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
John K. Anderson  written by
Michael Emanuel  written by

Produced by
John K. Anderson .... co-producer
Dean Cain .... executive producer
Michael Emanuel .... producer
Claude Foisy .... executive producer
Dean E. Fronk .... co-producer
Kelly Hirano .... producer
Eric Lewald .... producer
Donald Paul Pemrick .... co-producer
Original Music by
Claude Foisy 
Cinematography by
James Lawrence Spencer 
Film Editing by
Bob Badway 
Masayoshi Matsuda 
Casting by
Donald Paul Pemrick 
Production Design by
Andrew Baird 
Set Decoration by
Casey Cannon 
Costume Design by
Mary Alice Baldwin 
Makeup Department
Jason Barnett .... special makeup effects supervisor: Industrial Monsters & Props
Bill Fesh .... special makeup effects supervisor: Industrial Monsters & Props
Jacob Gillman .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Kelly Hirano .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michele LaBrucherie .... second assistant director
Andy Wise Lee .... second assistant director
Carlos Reza .... first assistant director
Art Department
Lola Baird .... special props designer
Adam Kedis .... leadman
Steve Ochoa .... property master
Marc Siegel .... art department coordinator
Sound Department
Steve Neal .... sound effects editor
Craig Polding .... sound designer
Craig Polding .... supervising sound editor
Kunal Rajan .... additional sound editor
Paulette Victor-Lifton .... mix facility supervisor
Greg Vossberg .... supervising sound editor
Special Effects by
Andie Donnelly .... additional special makeup effects
Lynne Watson .... hair technician: Industrial Monsters & Props
Visual Effects by
Jacob Berggren .... visual effects artist
Camera and Electrical Department
Keith Casas .... best boy grip
Louis Chernovsky .... additional first assistant camera
Roberto Correa .... b-camera operator
Troy Felder .... electrician
Erich Kemp .... second assistant camera
Clint Moran .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Minchi Murakami .... key grip
Andrey Prikazchikov .... gaffer
Kuki Uchikawa .... grip
Yasuko Usui .... grip
Rory Walsh .... grip
Casting Department
Eddie Jaszek .... casting assistant
Editorial Department
Jeffrey Hebner .... assistant editor
Masayoshi Matsuda .... first assistant editor
Music Department
Scott Cochran .... scoring mixer
Hanna Lim .... composer: additional music
Transportation Department
Wesley S. Bloom .... driver (2009)
Other crew
Edward De La Cruz .... production assistant
Eric S. Jacobson .... production attorney
Sue McGraw .... production accountant (as Crystal 'Sue' McGraw)
Kimberley Roper .... script supervisor
Jill A. Wong .... assistant script supervisor

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Rated R for bloody violence, strong sexuality/nudity, language and some teen drug and alcohol use
Germany:16 | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #45759)


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Decent but unspectacular, 20 August 2012
Author: GL84 from Los Angeles, Ca

A troubled policeman and his teenage daughter find that the rash of mysterious deaths in the small town they live to move on from a personal tragedy is caused by a marauding Indian spirit and race to stop it before it consumes more in the town.

A lot better than what it sounds like, though there's still some big flaws in here, mainly in the quick-cut editing that keeps the action really hard to make out and a lot of problems with the story, like keeping the father/daughter interactions more rooted in a Lifetime drama and basically shoe-horning the monster into the finale for a brief, barely-worthwhile encounter as well as keeping them off-screen and really mysterious as far as their behavior and motivations are concerned, but it's all made up for with a fantastic creature when we see it, tons of gore and lots of nudity, as well as a really worthwhile tactic of keeping their appearances limited to emerging from fog-shrouded tree-lines, so it's attacks have some atmosphere to work with. Far, far better than it should be, but still with some flaws.

Rated R: Graphic Violence, Graphic Language, Nudity, sex scenes and drug use

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