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Humongous (1982)

The monstrous offspring of a violent crime grows up in seclusion on a remote island, where a boat-full of hapless teens have shipwrecked, unaware of what's lurking in the woods.

Director:

Paul Lynch

Writer:

William Gray (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Janet Julian ... Sandy Ralston
David Wysocki ... Eric Simmons (as David Wallace)
John Wildman ... Nick Simmons
Janit Baldwin ... Carla Simmons
Joy Boushel ... Donna Blake
Layne Coleman Layne Coleman ... Bert Defoe (as Lane Coleman)
Shay Garner Shay Garner ... Ida Parsons
Page Fletcher ... Tom Rice
John McFadyen John McFadyen ... Ed Parsons
Garry Robbins ... Ida's Son
Mary Sullivan ... Teenage Ida
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Storyline

Woman is raped at cocktail party. Years later, her son grows up to be a big hairy murderous monster who stalks a group of teens shipwrecked on his island. Written by Humberto Amador

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Taglines:

It's loose... It's angry... And it's getting hungry! See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 June 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Ilha dos Cães See more »

Filming Locations:

Georgetown, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Budget:

CAD 2,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Humongous Films See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Writer William Gray got the idea for having Joy Boushel put the blueberries in her blouse from his girlfriend. See more »

Goofs

When the dog pen is shown with the skeletons of the dogs, while one skull does belong to a dog, the close up shows a skull of an herbivore like a deer. See more »

Quotes

Nick Simmons: You just blew it Donna! This was your last chance at this bed; an historic occasion.
Donna Blake: Yeah right, Nick. Everything with you is an historic occasion.
Nick Simmons: Well, maybe you'd have come. That would have been an historic occasion.
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Alternate Versions

Embassy Video released both an R-rated and an unrated version on video. The R-rated one cuts out some violence and rape footage. See more »


Soundtracks

Magic to Me
Lyrics by Lisa J. Sweeting and John Mills-Cockell
Music by John Mills-Cockell
Performed by Dawn Aitken
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Canadian-made trash
25 March 1999 | by Michael_PilkingtonSee all my reviews

"Humongous" is appropriately titled because it's so long at 93 minutes and never really goes anywhere. The real reason for the film's title is the size of the giant man-beast. The creators of "Prom Night" fill this movie with nothing but long clichés. First, there's an un-necessary rape scene. Then, comes the stupid plot about a group of stupid teenagers who destroy their own boat and become stranded on a deserted island only to be killed off by the monster. Just about every scene is shot in complete darkness. I watched the movie enough times to get a good look at the grotesque monster, but couldn't. Maybe the producers don't want us to see what the monster looks like. No big deal, just skip it.

My evaluation: * out of ****


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