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Snakehead Terror (2004)

A small town, desperate to recover from hard economic times, is under threat when voracious Snakehead fish mutate and survive previous lake chemical poisonings. The fish transform from ... See full summary »

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Paul Ziller

Writers:

Anthony L. Greene (screenplay), Patrick J. Vitale (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alistair Abell ... Sammy
Doug Abrahams ... Deputy Clark
Carol Alt ... Lori Dale
Bruce Boxleitner ... Patrick James
Juliana Wimbles Juliana Wimbles ... Jagger
Brenda Campbell ... Reporter
Gardiner Millar ... Hunter 1
William B. Davis ... Doc Jenkins
Bro Gilbert Bro Gilbert ... Deputy Reece
P. Lynn Johnson ... Norma
Gary Jones ... Colin Jenkins
Chad Krowchuk ... Craig (as Chad Krowchuck)
Matthew MacCaull ... James
Don MacKay ... Ray Wilkens
Ryan McDonell ... Luke
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Storyline

A small town, desperate to recover from hard economic times, is under threat when voracious Snakehead fish mutate and survive previous lake chemical poisonings. The fish transform from pests to predators when human growth hormones are dumped into the local lake in the hopes of reviving the local fishing industry. Thriving on the hormones, the Snakehead fish grow to monstrous proportions, devouring everything within reach. Capable of moving and eating on land, they are forced to leave the now barren lake in a desperate search for food - animal, vegetable or human. Written by Anonymous

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The fish are really biting.


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Rated R for creature violence and gore | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A rettegés tava See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Has striking similarities to the independent film Night Of The Snakehead Fish (2003), released a year earlier. See more »

Goofs

How did Luke (who fell overboard) reach the island before girls who came by speed boat? See more »

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References Gojira (1954) See more »

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An appreciation of B-movies is necessary
16 March 2006 | by tuck-15See all my reviews

The folks who complain about the awfulness of this movie don't seem to have an appreciation of the fine art of B-movies. Why would anyone watch something called "Snakehead Terror" and NOT expect it to be cheesy? I saw this movie under perfect conditions - on late-night cable in a hotel room in Bangkok - and I can tell you that it met all of my expectations. Moderate acting skills, the requisite spunky teenagers, monsters that attacked with predictable regularity, absurd coincidences, laughs both intentional and unintentional, and several surprising scares. Not to mention a surprisingly high body count. (I was surprised how MANY of the spunky teenagers became fish food.) Watch this with the right mind-set (i.e., it ain't "Lawrence of Arabia" or "Jaws"), and you'll have a grand old time.


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