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Blood Beach (1980)

Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature ... See full summary »

Director:

Jeffrey Bloom

Writers:

Jeffrey Bloom (screenplay), Jeffrey Bloom (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Huffman ... Harry Caulder
Marianna Hill ... Catherine Hutton
Burt Young ... Sgt. Royko
Otis Young ... Lt. Piantadosi
Lena Pousette ... Marie
John Saxon ... Capt. Pearson
Darrell Fetty ... Hoagy
Stefan Gierasch ... Dr. Dimitrios
Eleanor Zee Eleanor Zee ... Mrs. Selden
Pamela McMyler ... Mrs. Hench
Harriet Medin ... Ruth Hutton
Mickey Fox ... Moose
Laura Burkett ... Girl in Sand
Marleta Giles Marleta Giles ... Girlfriend
Jacqueline Randall Jacqueline Randall ... 2nd Girl
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Storyline

Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature responsible? Where does it live, and where did it come from? And is there any chance of it reproducing? Meanwhile, David Huffman and Mariana Hill are once-almost-married old friends, reunited over the death of her mother on the beach, and searching for clues in the abandoned buildings where they used to play when they were young. Written by Brian C. Madsen <bcmmovies@earthlink.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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The California coast, playground of America, until something deep beneath the sand turned it into Blood Beach. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The look of the monster has frequently been compared to that of the subtropical carnivorous plant Venus fly-trap. See more »

Goofs

At about 45:50, the mic is visible over their heads for the entire scene while they discuss how the creature travels. See more »

Quotes

1st Boy2nd Boy: We found it! We found it! We found the guy's weiner!
[throwing a hot dog at Sgt. Royko]
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Crazy Credits

What is the name of the woman on the movie cover/poster? See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Sand (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Flesh and Blood
Words and Music by Darrell Fetty
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A UNIQUE HORROR FILM!!!!!
16 October 2001 | by jseneca78See all my reviews

This movie has an interesting story and you're not likely to predict what it is that is taking the lives of the characters in the film. The story takes place on a beach and when people begin to disappear it haves you wondering what it is. It will, however, keep you interested and the ending is not half bad either. To say that this is the best SCARY movie would be incorrect, however to say that it is the most unique is quite true. I really enjoyed this movie and I can honestly say that it had it's own unique style. See it if you haven't and if you can find it. It is a rare one and they don't make horror films like this anymore!!! This was a suspenseful film that caught me off guard on a few occasions and I hope I never have to experience that kind of terror. Released in 1980 to movie theatres and to video in 1982, this movie had a strange story, but a good story as well!!!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 January 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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