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An amphibious shark-like monster terrorizes an abandoned secret military base and the people who live on the island it is located on. A marine biologist, as well as several other people, ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Craig T. Nelson ...  Dr. Simon Chase 2 episodes, 1998
Kim Cattrall ...  Dr. Amanda Mayson 2 episodes, 1998
Colm Feore ...  Adm. Aaron Richland 2 episodes, 1998
Cress Williams ...  Tall Man 2 episodes, 1998
Michael Reilly Burke ...  Adam Puckett 2 episodes, 1998
Michael Michele ...  Tauna 2 episodes, 1998
Matthew Carey ...  Maxwell Bishop 2 episodes, 1998
Megalyn Echikunwoke ...  Elizabeth 2 episodes, 1998
Blu Mankuma ...  Rollie Gibson 2 episodes, 1998
John Aylward ...  Ben Madiera 2 episodes, 1998
Giancarlo Esposito ...  Lt. Thomas Peniston / ... 2 episodes, 1998
Gary Reineke Gary Reineke ...  Dr. Ernest Bishop 2 episodes, 1998
James Coleman James Coleman ...  Bobby Tobin 2 episodes, 1998
Gandolph St. Clair Gandolph St. Clair ...  Dr. Bastien 2 episodes, 1998
Kennedy Samuel Kennedy Samuel ...  Nathan 2 episodes, 1998
Antoni Corone ...  Exec 2 episodes, 1998
Peter Benchley ...  Exec's Buddy 2 episodes, 1998
Toi Svane Stepp Toi Svane Stepp ...  Kyrstyn 2 episodes, 1998
Michel Aubertin Michel Aubertin ...  Kimo 2 episodes, 1998
Jill Teed ...  SEAL Gray 2 episodes, 1998
Steve Makaj ...  SEAL Leader Taylor 2 episodes, 1998
Rob Daprocida ...  SEAL Ochoa 2 episodes, 1998
Rick Ravanello ...  SEAL Nash 2 episodes, 1998
Warren Takeuchi ...  SEAL York 2 episodes, 1998
Colin Lawrence ...  Communications Officer 2 episodes, 1998
Juliana Prospere Juliana Prospere ...  Robbi 2 episodes, 1998
Elvira Regis Elvira Regis ...  Old Woman 2 episodes, 1998
Brian Steele ...  Creature Actor 2 episodes, 1998
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An amphibious shark-like monster terrorizes an abandoned secret military base and the people who live on the island it is located on. A marine biologist, as well as several other people, try to stop it before it is too late... Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

17 May 1998 (USA) See more »

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Creature See more »

Filming Locations:

St Lucia See more »

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Runtime:

| (4 episodes) | (compact video) | (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby (re-recorded in Dolby Surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

This is based on the Peter Benchley novel "White Shark". After the TV Movie "Creature" went into production, "White Shark" was re-titled and re-released under the name "Creature" to cash in on the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Dr. Chase is bringing the injured Constable back from the marshes, the truck is left hand drive. Earlier in the movie when the Constable demands that his daughter get in the truck it is right hand drive. See more »

Quotes

Adm. Aaron Richland: It sounds as if you have a shark problem.
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Shark Calypso
Written and Performed by Elizabeth Carbé and Jean Pierre Durand
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Good action, but too much family morals
26 July 2002 | by nilshenrySee all my reviews

After Peter Benchley wrote «Jaws», he never actually managed to make a completely new original story. With the sheriff who refuses to believe in the hero who tries to warn people about the killing monster, the bad guy who mocks the hero, and the finding of a shark who everybody believes is the one who killed everybody but actually didn't, «The Creature» is just too much similar to «Jaws». The only real interesting bit is that this isn't a shark but a crossing between a shark and a dolphin. That reminds me very much about «Deep Blue Sea», but since «The Creature» was made first, that's forgivable.

Another thing that really bugs me in this movie, is the family morals bit. Except for the sheriff and the bad guy, everybody is really nice to each other, the father son relationship is a great example of how a good family should be, and the whole world is just a great place to live in. Well, the military people are real jerks, but luckily they don't ruin too much of this impression.

On the other hand, one shouldn't take this movie too seriously either. It's actionpacked, something new turns up in the middle of the film, and if you disregard the logical faults that often turn up, there's more than enough stuff to entertain you all the way through, and that's pretty impressive for more than three hours of sharks.

The opening sequences are really good.

6/10


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