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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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Storyline

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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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

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

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

Quotes

Mary: [noticing a bamboo steamer on an abandoned boat] This boat had a Chinese crew.
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Referenced in Frankenfish and Chill (2015) See more »

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Fun low budget creature-in-the-water flick with lots of kills, some good gore, and nudity...
18 February 2013 | by bcbell79See all my reviews

...so in my book this is a good time. It's not on the same level as Anaconda and Lake Placid, but it's fun and worth a watch for creature feature fans. As I've already mentioned, Frankenfish has lots of kills and some good gore peppered throughout the quick 84 minute feature, as well as nudity (I never mind seeing pretty naked ladies with my B movies).

The film takes place in the bayou, and some freak fish are on the loose eating the locals. That's pretty much the plot, but the script is fun and the movie speeds along, I never checked my watch, err- cell phone once.

If you are reading this review looking for a fun creature feature with bodies being bitten in half and heads being bitten off by giant carnivorous fish in a swamp...then Frankenfish is for you!!!


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