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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 »

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Filming Locations:

Alabama, USA See more »

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

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Sam Rivers: Where we're going, nothing works
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Fun for Saturday-night boredom.
12 October 2004 | by filmfanaticTXSee all my reviews

As a follow-up to the first film I saw with snakeheads, this one raises the bar, but still not high enough to limbo under. The action is quick, however, and that's good so there's never an extreme lull.

Some of the characters seem to die just for shock value, which works, but beware not to invest value in too many or develop a favorite...it's anyone's food for fish in this TV movie.

I watched this on a Saturday night when I had nothing to do and it was definitely entertaining. If you're looking for Masterpiece Theatre, look somewhere else. If you're looking for a good popcorn movie to watch with friends and enjoy some decent CG, Frankenfish just might be the right movie for you.

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the...swamp? Enjoy!


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