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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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On the French Canadian DVD release, Sid Haig's name is replaced by the name Christopher Faloona, who is actually the cinematographer on the movie. The film makers have not commented on how this happened. See more »

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When the girl is tied to the chair, the creature approaches her from behind and puts a piece of clothing around her shoulders. In the following scenes, the clothing changes position several times. See more »

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Oscar: My dad was way into all this kind of stuff.
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References Spider Baby or, The Maddest Story Ever Told (1967) See more »

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Take Me Down to the River, Lord
Written and Performed by Daniel Heltzer and Janette Sue Robertson
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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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