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It Waits (2005)

Not Rated | | Horror | 23 May 2006 (USA)
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A lone female park ranger tries to track down a vicious creature killing various people and terrorizing her at a remote national park.

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Steven R. Monroe

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Richard Christian Matheson (story), Tom Szollosi (story) (as Thomas Szollosi) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Cerina Vincent ... Danielle 'Danny' St. Claire
Dominic Zamprogna ... Justin Rawley
Greg Kean Greg Kean ... Rick Bailey
Eric Schweig ... Joseph Riverwind
Matt Jordon ... Wakinyah Creature (as Austin Jordon)
Miranda Frigon ... Julie Cassidy
Sean Wei Mah ... Ben Wheelock
Tinsel Korey ... Lark Rainwater
Fred Henderson ... Carl Nash
Chilton Crane ... Evelyn Nash
Sean Campbell ... Lt. Morris Black
Michael Bell ... Voice of Hoppy (voice)
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"It Waits" is a suspenseful, horrifying tale of a Native American legend come to life. A creature trapped in the bowels of hell has been awoken and unleashed on the world. It prowls the wilderness, hunting a young, willful ranger named Danielle. Danielle is experiencing her own personal turmoil, having recently been responsible for the death of her best friend. Things go from bad to worse as Danielle realizes that she is not alone in the wilderness. There is a creature slowly stalking and hunting her. The creature claims the lives of the few people that may have been able to help Danielle, and all hope seems lost. She waits as the creature comes for here and desperately struggles for her life, but will her struggle be enough to ensure her survival? Written by Anonymous

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It lurks... It prowls... See more »

Genres:

Horror

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 May 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Al acecho See more »

Filming Locations:

British Columbia, Canada

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)
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When producer Stephen J. Cannell re-acquired the script and put the project back together (with IDT Entertainment), he had the main character 'Mike' changed into a woman, 'Danny', and he wrote the love story between her and Justin her boyfriend (which wasn't in the script). See more »

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When Cerina Vincent's character meets a Native American that knows about the creature she is told that the creature does not like water and therefore stays in its cave when it rains. In a scene just previous to this the creature stalks and kills another character when it is obviously raining quite hard. See more »

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References Cannibal Holocaust (1980) See more »

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Sweet Taste
Written by Melanie Monroe, Wade Williams, Jeff AbercrombiePerformed by Melanie Monroe
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Reasonable Low Budget Movie
9 August 2007 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

The lonely forest ranger Danielle St. Claire (Cerina Vincent) works alone in Tower 19 of the Forestry Department of a remote National Park. Danny is grieving the loss of her best friend Julie Cassidy (Miranda Frigon) and is tormented by the feeling of guilty, since she was responsible for the death of her girlfriend. While driving Julie's car after drinking in a bar, she had an accident but she did not assume that she was driving. When a group of students releases a demon trapped in a mystical cave, the creature attacks tourists nearby her tower and later her boyfriend Justin Rawley (Dominic Zamprogna). Without communication or means of transportation, Danny fights to survive while the monster is attracted by her sadness.

"It Waits" is a reasonable low budget movie that gives the sensation of déjà vu since it uses many clichés of the horror genre. Further, the demon is a rip-off of The Creeper of "Jeepers Creepers" and when the creature attacks Danny, it recalls the famous scene of "Alien" and Lt. Ripper. Cerina Vincent is extremely sexy and has a good performance, attracting the creature not because of her beauty but her pain and misery for the loss of her close friend. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "À Espera do Mal" ("Waiting for the Evil")


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