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Creature (2011)

 -  Horror  -  9 September 2011 (USA)
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In the back country of Louisiana, a group of friends unearth a terrible secret that unleashes a monster from the depths of the swamp.

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In the back country of Louisiana, a group of friends unearth a terrible secret that unleashes a monster from the depths of the swamp.

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Rated R for bloody violence and grisly images, some sexual content, graphic nudity, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$327,000 (USA) (9 September 2011)

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$327,000 (USA) (9 September 2011)
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Earned only $327,000 in its 1,507-theater opening weekend, setting the record of the worst opening weekend in more than 1,500 theaters, and its $217 per-theater average was the second worst for a wide release (behind only Proud American (2008)'s $128 average). See more »

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The red haired girl wears a black shirt. She changes into a white shirt because the black one smells bad. When the group reaches the path to the house by car, there is a shot of her wearing the black shirt again. When they exit the car, the shirt is white again. See more »

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Oscar: My dad was way into all this kind of stuff.
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Man of Constant Sorrow
Performed by Chasing June
Arranged by Steve Coleman and Judy Aron
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Full of meh
12 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While I'm not sure what I expected going into this, I didn't really get what I was looking for. I think I was hoping for something a bit more like Hatchet which was a ton of fun and had quite a bit of gore. This movie feels like it's just a step above a Syfy channel movie. If you've ever had the misfortune of stumbling upon one of those without expecting it, you'll know what I mean.

I liked the slight throwback to 80's era movies what with the camping, one-by-one killing, and somewhat gratuitous nudity. Everything else was pretty bland. The creature effects are OK, but not fantastic. The effects in general, really, are just OK. Then there's the suspension of disbelief which is just a bit more than I can handle (aside from the monster stalking the swaps of Louisiana). I won't go into why exactly, but it's just a mess. The movie isn't terrible, but it's certainly not anything that's going on your favorites list.


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