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Wyvern (2009)

They Find a Live Dragon in small town Alaska

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Cast overview:
... Jake
... Claire
... Hass
... Deputy Barnes
... Hampton
... Farley
... Chief Dawson
Karen Elizabeth Austin ... Edna (as Karen Austin)
... Dr. David Yates
... Colonel Travis Sherman
Dave 'Squatch' Ward ... Fisherman (as Dave Ward)
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The residents of a small Alaskan town find themselves under attack by a flying reptile known in medieval mythology as a Wyvern. It has thawed from its ancient slumber by melting icecaps caused by global warming. Written by ibigluv33

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Ancient evil has come to feed.


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31 January 2009 (USA)  »

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Rise of the Damned  »

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This movie is set in Alaska, and features two actors from the Alaska-based TV series "Northern Exposure" - Barry Corbin, and Elaine Miles. See more »

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The "Norwegian legend" recounted by Haas is a pure fabrication. Wyverns do not appear in Norse mythology, nor do they have any association with the deities Hel or Óðin. See more »

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Claire: Would you look at yourselves? A truck driver, a DJ, a retired colonel, and a hillbilly.
Haas: Hey, who you calling a hillbilly?
Claire: Haas, you made your own fur jacket.
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"Tremors" comes to Alaska ..............
15 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

Right away you will notice some similarities between "Wyvern" and "Tremors". Of course the monsters differ greatly, flying serpent and sand worms. Some things that are the same would be, trapped and isolated town, resourcefulness of the locals to defeat the predator, and most importantly, both movies take the time to develop characters. The Wyvern is depicted well, and since there are no night scenes, you get to see it often. It's also nice to not have to see the stereotypes you get in a lot of Sci-fi channel movies. There are no pseudo scientists, no gratuitous love interests, no animals disappearing (except perhaps for a moose in a hot tub), just plain folks fighting a winged dragon. Good entertainment. - MERK


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