Reptile Day (2006)

Reptile Day is a sci-fi comedy thriller which looks back to Melies, putting actors into a cartoon world, drawn by comic-book genius, D'Israeli.


Tom Hickmore




Cast overview:
Neville Hutton Neville Hutton ... Colin
Oreke Mosheshe Oreke Mosheshe ... Tina
Shona McWilliams Shona McWilliams ... The Stranger
Jane Lesley Jane Lesley ... Skink
David Rintoul ... Colin (voice)
Montserrat Gili Montserrat Gili ... Tina (voice)
Rob Maloney Rob Maloney ... The Stranger / Skink (voice)
Richard Ratcliffe Richard Ratcliffe ... Intercom (voice)


Somewhere in Latin America, Colin and Tina live a quite life running a bar. But the relationship of the former pet shop owner and his glamorous wife has turned sour. Colin drinks away the profits while a resentful Tina does all the work. One night, an attractive young woman hangs around after the bar has closed, flattering Colin and plying him with booze. When this Stranger gets Colin onto the subject of what he was doing on Reptile Day - that day when all of the reptiles' heads exploded - Tina's suspicions are aroused. The Stranger drugs Colin and hypnotizes Tina, tying them to chairs. She has a lovely time torturing Colin, forcing him to reveal the truth about his illustrious past. Little by little we learn the story. How Colin first met Tina as she ripped off her clothes on the nightclub stage. How they were captured by Skink, the evil leader of the alien reptilians. And how Skink's attempts to drain their sexual energy to fuel his evil plans came to naught due to the power of ... Written by Tom Hickmore

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The day we had our first orgasm and all their heads exploded.


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The "sets" in Reptile Day are in fact drawings by world-renowned comic book artist D'Israeli (aka Matt Brooker). One set of actors did the voices and another group mimed to the slowed-down playback to create what might be described as a living cartoon effect. Director Tom Hickmore had wanted to use the marvellous voice of David Rintoul (voice of Colin) since he heard him do a reading of Goldfinger on BBC Radio in the early 1980's. This performance made David Rintoul the only person apart from Honor Blackman to play Pussy Galore. When we the lead actress was reluctant to twirl her tittie tassels on camera the producers had to mount a major search to find a matching set of boobies that could do the job. they tracked down a burlesque artiste Redsarah who had mammaries of similar proportions, but as she was white they had to spray her skin to match that of the actress. Composer Rory Cameron has had one of his songs recorded by Johnny Cash. He is also a member of the Brighton Beach Boys with Ralph Brown - the actor famous since his appearance in 'Withnail and I'. See more »

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Release Date:

6 August 2006 (UK) See more »


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GBP5,000 (estimated)
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