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Frankenfish (2004)

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A genetically-altered fish wreaks havoc on a small fishing town.

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Mark A.Z. Dippé (as Mark Dippé)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tory Kittles ... Sam Rivers
K.D. Aubert ... Eliza
China Chow ... Mary Callahan
Matthew Rauch ... Dan
Donna Biscoe ... Gloria Crankton
Tomas Arana ... Jeff
Mark Boone Junior ... Joseph
Reggie Lee ... Anton
Noelle Evans ... Bobbi
Richard Edson ... Roland
Muse Watson ... Elmer
Steven Ritzi ... Pilot (as Steve Ritzi)
Ron Gural ... Coroner / Sheriff
Eugene Collier Eugene Collier ... John Crankton
Sean Patterson Sean Patterson ... Abrams
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When the body of a man is found completely destroyed in the swamps in Louisiana, the medical investigator Sam Rivers is assigned to investigate the murder. He travels with the biologist Mary Callahan to the location where the victim lived in a floating house and he meets his family and friends. They find that Chinese snake-heads genetically engineered that belong to a wealthy hunter are attacking and killing the locals. While the group fights to survive, the hunter Jeff arrives with his team to hunt the predators. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for violence/gore, language, sexual content and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bayou See more »

Filming Locations:

Alabama, USA See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Silver Nitrate Pictures See more »
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Color
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Trivia

This film was based on the snakehead fish incident in Crofton, Maryland. See more »

Goofs

The Sheriff's jackets clearly shows a patch stating county, when in actuality, Louisiana is made up of Parishes. See more »

Quotes

[Fisherman has hand buried in catfish's mouth]
Mary: I that thing biting you?
Fisherman: Some strange fella stick his hand in your hole, wouldn't you bite him?
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Referenced in The Holiday (2006) See more »

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Neat title but a bit misleading
15 December 2004 | by Chuck StraubSee all my reviews

Nice gory movie definitely not for the squeamish. The title of the movie, 'Frankenfish' was actually an attraction to me. I think the title is kind of neat although it is a bit misleading. The fish is genetically altered and bred into this monster fish. Unlike Frankenstein, the monster fish is not put together by stitching up fish body parts. This film reminds me a lot of the slasher films where people get picked off one by one in different ways. Then there's always a few twists and turns. Lots of blood and gore. The acting was OK, nothing special. The scenes with the so called 'Frankenfish' were pretty good and exciting. The movie moves right along and there is a lot of suspense. All in all, it was an OK movie. I'm glad I watched it but wouldn't watch it a second time.


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