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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 »

Genres:

Horror | Romance

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Director Paul Lynch was inspired to make this film after he heard a kid use the word "humongous." 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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I was at the Canadian Resort while they were filming this movie
8 September 2005 | by nltgobillsSee all my reviews

I was present at Delmonte in the Pines resort when they filmed this movie. My parents took us there every year. It certainly was no great film, BUT we got to see the actors and the old resort house/area and boat house area in between filming. I was a kid, 9 years old, but I remember seeing dobermans in large fenced areas for the movie and the actor who played "Humongous" was sooo tall, but very nice. They did actually blow up an old boat house out on a little island. When they did that, I was going to bed in the new resort area and remember being afraid of the noise, and the filmed "screaming" from the movie being shot. For a low budget film, it was totally cool to see the remains after the shoot, the old boat house, the props left behind and they ripped an entire floor out of the old resort main house, and there was "blood spatter" etc. in it. That was truly a cool experience.


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