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Food of the Gods II (1989)

R | | Sci-Fi, Horror | 19 May 1989 (USA)
A growth hormone experiment gets out of hand, when the the resulting giant man-eating rats escape, reaking havoc on the unsuspecting campus. Much blood-letting follows.

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Damian Lee

Writers:

Richard Bennett (story), Richard Bennett (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Coufos ... Neil Hamilton
Lisa Schrage ... Alex Reed
Réal Andrews ... Mark (as Real Andrews)
Stuart Hughes ... Al
Karen Hines ... Angie
Frank Pellegrino ... Joshua
Jackie Burroughs ... Dr. Treger
Sean Mitchell Sean Mitchell ... Bobby
Colin Fox Colin Fox ... Edmond Delhurst
David B. Nichols David B. Nichols ... Dean White
Robert Kennedy ... Brett
Michael Copeman ... Lt. Weizel
Frank Moore ... Jacques
Howard Jerome Howard Jerome ... Louis
Deborah Cass Deborah Cass ... Elaine
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A growth hormone experiment gets out of hand, when the the resulting giant man-eating rats escape, reaking havoc on the unsuspecting campus. Much blood-letting follows. Written by <mbdinger@waikato.ac.nz>

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They're hungry ... there is no escape. See more »

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Sci-Fi | Horror

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Trivia

This is a sequel in name only as its plot or characters have no bearing on the 1976 film. It was, however, originally intended to be a true sequel, with Burt I. Gordon (director of the 1976 film) returning, but the idea was dropped sometime in pre-production. See more »

Goofs

When Joshua answers the telephone in the university laboratory, then Neil's pet white rat Louise is sitting on the lens of the microscope that Neil is looking into. When Joshua tells Neil that it is Kate, then Louise is now sitting on the back of Neil's neck. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mark: [chanting and wearing a cow mask] Animals have rights! Animals have rights! Animals have rights! Animals have rights! Animals have rights! Animals have rights! Animals have rights! Animals have rights! Animals have rights!
[sees Delhurst approaching]
Mark: Professor Delhurst! Professor Delhurst, I wanna talk to you.
Edmund Delhurst: Would you get out of my way, please? I'm late.
Mark: For what? Another execution?
Edmund Delhurst: Somebody call security.
Mark: The animals keep checkin' in, but they don't check out, do they? You're not a ...
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Connections

Follows Village of the Giants (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Shakin' All Over
Written by Johnny Kidd
Performed by Steve Marriott
Produced by Stephen W. Parsons (as Stephen Parsons)
Published by Mills Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
C/O Filmtrax Copyright Holdings, Inc.
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Pretty Awesome
2 October 2003 | by horrorbargainbinSee all my reviews

I have mixed feelings about the original "Food of the Gods". It's amazing, but easy to hate at the same time. This one is just good eighties fun and with buckets of blood. It's like "Demons", but with giant wet rats in a swimming pool instead of a movie theater. Poor synchronized swimmers!! The animal rights activists are pretty realistic, I should know. Oh yeah, the effects, both the real rats on mini sets, and the rat costumes, look fantastic.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 May 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Food of the Gods Part 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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