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The Hatching (2016)

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On the death of his father, Tim Webber returns to his childhood village in Somerset to find something sinister is disturbing the idyllic peace of the villagers.


Michael Anderson


Michael Anderson (screenplay), Michael Anderson | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Muzz Khan ... Baghi
Andrew Lee Potts ... Tim
Laura Aikman ... Lucy
Thomas Turgoose ... Caesar
Georgia Henshaw Georgia Henshaw ... Britney
Jack McMullen ... Russell
Danny Kirrane ... Lardy
Justin Lee Collins ... Uncle Stan
Abigail Hamilton ... Miss Dunstan
Deborah Rosan ... Cheryl Coal
Stevie Alexandria Maxwell ... Villager
Jordan O'Donegan Jordan O'Donegan ... Young Bhagi
Sorrel Golding Sorrel Golding ... Samantha
Hazel Atherton Hazel Atherton ... Mrs. Wembridge
Aja Cooke Aja Cooke ... Mob member


On the death of his father, Tim Webber returns to his childhood village in Somerset to find something sinister is disturbing the idyllic peace of the villagers. As people disappear and gruesome body parts mount, the horrific truth emerges that crocodiles are hunting on the moors. As suspicion escalates, Tim is on the hook to make amends for his tragic teenage mistake years before. Written by Sabre Films

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crocodile | england | See All (2) »


Does for the moors what "Jaws" did for beaches

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Rated R for horror violence, gore, language, drug use and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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References The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) See more »

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Tongue and Cheek
14 October 2016 | by jimbradyartSee all my reviews

I watch a lot of movies, some bad and some good, however, this one falls into the category of sitting on the fence. I didn't know what to expect and was delightfully surprised and watched it through to the end. The scenery and environment scene were typically filmed in the English countryside and everything seem to fit into a mad little community. Although an obvious low budget film it was very entertaining and the acting was good enough to keep my interest, it's tongue and cheek and meant to be so. So don't be expecting a high budget thriller, it's witty in places and the crocodile is hilarious, reminded me of 1970's dinosaur movies. So would I recommend it? As long as you are in the mood for dry wit and forget the effects of most blockbusters then yes.

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Release Date:

26 September 2017 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hatching - Die Natur beißt zurück See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK


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$13,000,000 (estimated)
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