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The Sea Beast (2008) (TV) More at IMDbPro »Troglodyte (original title)

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Director:
Writers:
Neil Elman (written by) and
Paul Ziller (written by)
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Release Date:
30 June 2008 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
It's a feeding frenzy! See more »
Plot:
The fishing vessel Solita crosses a storm during the night and the Skipper Will McKenna witnesses a weird creature attacking the crewman Joey... See more » | Add synopsis »
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"Jaws" meets "Predator" meets "Godzilla ('98)" See more (22 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Corin Nemec ... Will McKenna

Miriam McDonald ... Carly McKenna

Daniel Wisler ... Danny (as Daniel James Wisler)

Camille Sullivan ... Arden

Gwynyth Walsh ... Barbara

Brent Stait ... Ben

Gary Hudson ... Sheriff Jay McKenna

Christie Laing ... Erin

Brandon Jay McLaren ... Drew
Roman Podhora ... Roy (as Roman Podhara)
Brock Johnson ... Hunter #1

Brad Kelly ... Hunter #2
Lea Coffman ... Witness
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Douglas Chapman ... Joey
Lea Kovach ... Witness

Directed by
Paul Ziller 
 
Writing credits
Neil Elman (written by) and
Paul Ziller (written by)

Produced by
Oliver De Caigny .... associate producer
Lisa M. Hansen .... executive producer
Breanne Hartley .... producer
Paul Hertzberg .... executive producer
Lindsay MacAdam .... executive producer (as Lindsay Macadam)
Shannon McA'Nulty .... associate producer
John Prince .... line producer
Kirk Shaw .... executive producer
Peter von Gal .... executive producer (as Peter Von Gal)
 
Original Music by
Chuck Cirino 
 
Cinematography by
Mahlon Todd Williams (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Gordon Williams 
 
Casting by
Candice Elzinga 
 
Production Design by
Troy Hansen 
 
Set Decoration by
Mark Lane 
Michelle Pitney 
 
Costume Design by
Allisa Swanson 
 
Makeup Department
Charmaine Clark .... hair department head
Michelle Grady .... prosthetic supervisor
Brittany Isaacs .... swing
Elisabeth Jolliffe .... key makeup artist
Roy Nicholson .... prosthetic supervisor
Ryan Nicholson .... prosthetic and makeup effects designer
Sarah Bergeest Still .... makeup artist (as Sarah Bergeest)
 
Production Management
Matt Babinec .... assistant production manager
Charlotte Clark-Gamache .... post-production supervisor
John Prince .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Cindy L. Irwin .... third assistant director
Sarah Rogers .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Behjat Benham .... on-set dresser
Matthew Campbell .... lead greensman
Matt Hales .... set dresser
Bulent Hasan .... storyboard artist
David Inkster .... assistant property master
Ben Krakowsky .... property master
Mike Strong .... set dresser
James Willcock .... lead dresser
 
Sound Department
Tim Archer .... sound effects editor
Tim Archer .... sound re-recording mixer
Jason Cole .... foley artist
Wendy Czajkowsky .... dialogue editor
Corey J. Grasso .... adr mixer
Randy Kiss .... sound re-recording mixer
Randy Kiss .... sound supervisor
Christopher Lee .... boom operator
Tad Nazar .... sound mixer (as Ted Nazar)
Scott Schmidt .... foley mixer
Scott Schmidt .... sound re-recording mixer
Oly Zeuck .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Tim Archer .... special effects editor
Brant McIlroy .... special effects coordinator
John Moore .... special effects technician
Martin Testa .... special effects assistant
Myriam Cournoyer .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Kamil Damji .... animator
Darren DeCoursey .... digital compositor
Heather Garrow .... visual effects artist
James Halverson .... animator
Greg Hansen .... animator
William Higgins .... visual effects producer
Ryan Jensen .... cg supervisor
Sitthichok Khunthaveelab .... animator
Sitthichok Khunthaveelab .... digital artist
Dong Hyun Kim .... animator
Sreejit Kumar .... animator
Kevin Little .... visual effects creative director
Bradley Mullennix .... technical director animation
Anuj Patil .... lead compositor
Heather Paul .... visual effects producer: Lux Visual Effects Inc.
James Spouler .... modeller
Karen Watson .... compositor
Bob White .... visual effects artist
 
Stunts
Owen Walstrom .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Satu Bell .... still photographer
David Bercovici-Artieda .... camera operator
Richard Buckmaster .... gaffer
Sasha Chrosciewicz .... grip
Matteo Di Lorio .... assistant camera (as Matt DiIorio)
Jason Eaton .... lamp operator
Carlos Fetherstonhaugh .... lamp operator
Dave Hutton .... key grip
Tom Kolafa .... best boy electric
Mark Lunn .... assistant camera
Larry Marwick .... assistant camera
Paul Mayne .... lamp operator
Ryan Nazar .... assistant camera
Frank Olic .... generator operator
Jos Oman .... assistant camera
Kevin Royce .... grip
George Shaw .... grip
Lee Smith .... lamp operator
Robin Smith .... assistant camera
Michael Taschereau .... grip
Tanya Therrien .... grip
Jason S.W. Uglanica .... assistant camera
Ben Vanleek .... lamp operator
Katie Yu .... still photographer
Ahmad Al-Tamimi .... camera trainee (uncredited)
Dave Patterson .... camera trainee (uncredited)
Emmanuelle Rousseau .... camera trainee (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
L.A. Hilts .... extras casting
Mary Mecher .... extras casting
Danny Roth .... casting: US
Martina Smyth .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Shanna Mair .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Whetung Darryl .... first assistant editor
Jason Koroluk .... on-line editor
Ismael Ribeiro .... technical supervisor
Sevé Schelenz .... color correction
Kevin Scromeda .... on-line assistant editor
Darryl Whetung .... assistant editor
 
Transportation Department
John Carter .... driver
Kelly Charlton .... driver
Dana Christiansen .... driver
Ben Easterday .... driver
Larry Fedyk .... driver
Joe Hermoza .... driver
Brian Mcrae .... driver
Laurie Morris .... transportation coordinator
Geoff Obadia .... driver: cast
Geraldine Schryver .... driver
Ray Waechter .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Karen Austin .... production accountant
Renee Bella .... assistant location
Morgan Brady .... production coordinator
Alex Chapman .... on-set supervisor
Frank Ciofitto .... production assistant (as Frank Ciofletto)
Anya Gadison .... extras wrangler
Mark Gamache .... production assistant
Todd Giroux .... technical supervisor
Lise Godel .... truck supervisor
Devon Gunderson .... production coordinator
Than Hadjioannou .... security coordinator (as Than Hadjianouh)
Breanne Hartley .... manager of business affairs
Ben Kennedy .... e.p.k. editor
Annie-Claude Langlois .... production coordinator
Shannon McA'Nulty .... business affairs
Nancy McMurchy .... production assistant
Rodrigo Carcamo Parga .... production assistant
Lorna Pineda .... accounting assistant
Crystal Remmey .... production coordinator
Lisa Rerrie .... script supervisor
Marina Russell .... set supervisor
Norma Santos .... payroll accountant
Curtis Raymond Shideler .... assistant: Lisa Hansen
Linda Sims .... controller
Jamie Skelton .... key production assistant
Leah Tanafranca .... payroll accountant
Jamie Tedham .... set supervisor
Richard Tiokner .... production assistant
Lilian Umurungi .... legal and business affairs assistant
Yukio Yamada .... production assistant
Eva Yekulieli .... production coordinator
Karen Zajac .... location manager
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Troglodyte" - USA (original title)
"Sea Beast" - USA (new title)
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1.66 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The Sea Beasts are actually based at the Deep Ones created by H.P. Lovecraft.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: When Will McKenna starts shooting the sea beast with his handgun there is no gun movement and you can clearly see that the gun didn't throw the bullets when he is shooting. And no flames are visible at the gun's barrel when he is shooting, you can only heat the sound of gunfire.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Predator (1987)See more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
"Jaws" meets "Predator" meets "Godzilla ('98)", 13 March 2014
Author: Wuchak from Ohio/PA border

Believe it or not, "Sea Beast" originally appeared as "Troglodyte" on Syfy in 2008. It goes without saying that it was a good call to change the name seeing as how there are no troglodytes in sight.

As the cover of the DVD would suggest, "Sea Beast" is another take on the well-worn "Jaws" theme. This one takes place in the Vancouver, BC, area (big surprise). The creature has the ability to appear nigh invisible and render its prey immobile. This may sound cartoonish, but the way it's explained by the requisite scientist makes it semi-believable.

Other than "Jaws," the plot borrows from other creature flicks like "Predator," "Gremlins" and "Godzilla ('98)." It's reminiscent of the latter film in that there's a mommy monster and a bunch of little tykes, just as ferocious.

What makes "Sea Beast" work is that the material is taken seriously and it has a quality cast, not to mention solid locations. The cast is highlighted by a strong male protagonist, Corin Nemec as Will Mckenna, Will's ditzy daughter, Carla, who can be ultra-violent when necessary (Miriam McDonald) and Will's female sidekick scientist, Arden (Camille Sullivan). Miriam possesses such a cuteness she's somehow just enjoyable to look at. Also, the creature effects (CGI) are well done. Not to mention it's very gory, if you're into that.

There's not much else to say. If you like well-done creatures-on-the-loose TV flicks, "Sea Beast" provides well enough to satisfy. It's far from great but it delivers just enough to grant it a weak 4/5 Stars.

GRADE: B-

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