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Crawl (2019)

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A young woman, while attempting to save her father during a category 5 hurricane, finds herself trapped in a flooding house and must fight for her life against alligators.

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Alexandre Aja
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Complete credited cast:
Kaya Scodelario ... Haley
Barry Pepper ... Dave
Morfydd Clark ... Beth
Ross Anderson ... Wayne
Jose Palma ... Pete
George Somner George Somner ... Marv
Anson Boon ... Stan
Ami Metcalf ... Lee
Tina Pribicevic Tina Pribicevic ... Young Haley
Srna Vasiljevic Srna Vasiljevic ... Louie
Cso-Cso Cso-Cso ... Sugar
Colin McFarlane ... Governor
Annamaria Serda ... Emma
Savannah Steyn Savannah Steyn ... Lisa
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Storyline

Against all logic, the competitive swimmer, Haley, drives into the mouth of a furiously destructive Category 5 hurricane on a collision course with her hometown of Florida, to check in on her estranged father, Dave. There, in their weather-beaten house amid a rapidly sinking and alligator-infested town, Haley and her father find themselves trapped in the labyrinthine mess of their flooded crawl space, where a merciless pair of six-metre predators is silently stalking them. Now--as Haley and Dave are gasping for air in the claustrophobic basement--only their will to survive can help them stand a chance against the scaly adversaries' powerful jaws. Can they escape without getting eaten alive? Written by Nick Riganas

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Rated R for bloody creature violence, and brief language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

When Haley drives through the storm with the dog sitting in the passenger's seat, the entire stage is a water tank and consists of a town with wooden houses, gardens, a petrol station and a playground. This scene was set inside a stationery car against a blue screen on the set. The trainer leaned down in the backseat to cue the dog to stay seated. Outside of the car there was wind, rain and debris (leaves) hitting the windows The dog action, SFX and VFX were discussed in full before filming the scene. The dogs exposure to the SFX outside of the car was limited. All loose materials on set were removed prior to the wind machines being used. Strict safety controls were in place for crew and animals entering the water tank. A minimum of two divers were on set at all times. The dogs had all been fully trained to swim and training videos were made available to me prior to filming. The water was filtered throughout the day and was maintained at a temperature of 29 degrees. There were predetermined dry safe areas allocated for the dogs use in the flooded area prior to each part. See more »

Goofs

Shortly after Haley finds her Dad in the crawl space under his house, the amount of dirt on her father's face changes from shot to shot. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dave: Don't cry. Don't let 'em see you cry, Haley. You will get them next time. All right? 'Cause what are you? Huh? What are you?
Young Haley: The apex predator.
Dave: Yeah, you are. Apex predator. All day.
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Connections

References Jaws (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Ready To Move
Written by Terence C. McManus
Performed by Joy
Courtesy of Trend Records
By arrangement with Fervor Records
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Stressful and entertaining at will
26 July 2019 | by FrenchEddieFelsonSee all my reviews

Despite 3 or 4 irritating scenes that transpire script mediocrity with let's say 1 or 2 appalling minutes, the film manages to scare the audience with panache, at least me anyway. I was indeed gesticulating in my armchair each time an alligator grabbed and shook a protagonist. Actually, it's not really surprising: as an euphemism, in the horror / thriller genre, Alexandre Aja is definitely not a padawan. Thus, Alexandre Aja has managed an effective film that successfully fulfills his objective: to keep the audience on the edge of the seat during 90 minutes.


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Official Sites:

Official Site [Japan]

Country:

USA | Serbia | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Belgrade, Serbia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,005,210, 14 July 2019

Gross USA:

$39,014,193

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$91,542,097
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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