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Barracuda (1978)

PG | | Horror, Thriller | January 1979 (USA)
Little coastal town is being terrorized by deadly Barracudas.

Writers:

Wayne Crawford (story and screenplay), Harry Kerwin (story and screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wayne Crawford ... Mike Canfield (as Wayne David Crawford)
Jason Evers ... Dr. Elliot Snow
Roberta Leighton Roberta Leighton ... Liza Williams
Cliff Emmich ... Deputy Lester
William Kerwin ... Sheriff Ben Williams
Bert Freed ... Papa Jack
Harry Kerwin Harry Kerwin ... Goverment Agent #1
Rick Rhodes Rick Rhodes ... Goverment Agent #2
Matt King Matt King ... Agent Leaving
Robert G. Noe Robert G. Noe ... Hotel Clerk
William Roundebush William Roundebush ... Boy Student
Denise Taylor Denise Taylor ... Girl Student
Leigh Walsh Leigh Walsh ... Girl Student
David Renier David Renier ... Arguing Man on Street #1
Ray Michel Ray Michel ... Arguing Man on Street #2
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Storyline

A top secret government experiment leads to fatal barracuda attacks on the beaches of a small coastal town formerly renowned for its lobster. A marine biologist and sheriff uncover a plot involving a mentally unstable former war-medic pioneering research into hypoglycemia and its effects on human behavior.

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nature fights back ... See more »

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Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lucifer Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film's synth score is by celebrated electronic composer and Krautrock musician Klaus Schulze (Next of Kin; Angst). See more »

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Camera crew reflected in car window. See more »

Quotes

Deputy Lester: Alright, Lester, what have we got?
Deputy Lester: A godawful mess, Ben. I tell you, there was nothing left but his head.
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misleading
3 May 2018 | by moviesforrealSee all my reviews

The barracuda only show up once the human characters to make up for that are awful the editing is so bad could not tell what was going on this film is just truly terrible.


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