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Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys (2014)

TV-14 | | Action, Comedy, Horror | TV Movie 25 May 2016
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After chomping through the fish population, thousands of starved lampreys begin attacking the citizens of a sleepy lake town, and the community scrambles to stay alive.


Delondra Mesa (as Delondra Williams), Anna Rasmussen





Cast overview, first billed only:
Shannen Doherty ... Cate
Jason Brooks ... Michael
Zack Ward ... Will
Christopher Lloyd ... Mayor Akerman
Ciara Hanna ... Nicole
Koosha Yar Koosha Yar ... Kyle
Fred Stoller ... Rich
Rachel True ... Marcy
Jeremy Wade ... Lamprey Expert
Susie Abromeit ... Ellen
Jody Barton ... Jim
Nicholas Adam Clark ... Alex
Mark Christopher Lawrence ... Ted
Mike Jerome Putnam ... Officer Samuels
Gerald Webb ... Bob
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After chomping through the fish population, thousands of starved lampreys begin attacking the citizens of a sleepy lake town, and the community scrambles to stay alive.

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They Feed On One Thing Only


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Did You Know?


Shannen Doherty and Zack Ward appeared on Charmed (1998). See more »


In the first scene the van has a Michigan front license plate. Michigan doesn't have a front license plate. See more »


Nicole: Burn them Mom! Burn them!
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References Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »


Written by Nathan Owen
Performed by Owenstone
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27 May 2014 | by bayardhilerSee all my reviews

As someone who grew up watching good monster flicks, it kills me to see what has happened to the genre over the years, what with the crappy CGI and lack of effort from everyone involved. Sadly instead of getting better, things just keep on getting worse as demonstrated by the recent "Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys". Airing on Animal Planet (Animal Planet? What the hell!!!) it presents your run of the mill nature gone wild story when more aggressive than normal blood sucking lampreys (scary, real-life snake like fish) invade a lake near a small town in Michigan. Now in the right hands, this may have ended up being some what of a decent flick. Unfortunately, it becomes a prime example of bad movie making without the so bad it's good quality. A big problem with the film is that there is not a single ounce of tension to be found anywhere. Instead, people just die violent deaths and you end up with something more disgusting than scary. Second, the special effects, (if you can call them that!) would make even the crappiest effects from fifty years ago look spectacular in comparison. But perhaps the biggest reason why the film fails is the lack of care from the actors. In the old days, when actors did monster flicks they undoubtedly knew they weren't doing Shakespeare. But that didn't stop them from giving everything they had to the part and as a result, even a cheap grade B movie could end up being something memorable. Here, you can just tell the actors' hearts just aren't in it. Even Christopher Lloyd (Yes, that Christopher Lloyd!) fails to give his usual eccentric, bigger than life performance. Then again, looking at what he has to work with, I can't say I blame him and the same would probably go to all the other actors involved. If Animal Planet wants to have its own drama shows, then maybe they should bring back productions like "Lost Tapes". It may have been a bit of a rip off of "The Blair Witch Project", but at least the people involved there gave a damn about what they were doing. I could go on but you get the point. My best advice to you is to avoid this film at all costs and as for the actors involved, disavow and deny that you had any part in this disaster what so ever!!

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Release Date:

25 May 2016 (USA) See more »

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Blood Lake See more »

Filming Locations:

Long Beach, California, USA See more »

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The Asylum, Tiki Terrors See more »
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Dolby Digital



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16:9 HD
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