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Frankenfish (2004)

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A genetically-altered fish wreaks havoc on a small fishing town.

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Mark A.Z. Dippé (as Mark Dippé)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tory Kittles ... Sam Rivers
K.D. Aubert ... Eliza
China Chow ... Mary Callahan
Matthew Rauch ... Dan
Donna Biscoe ... Gloria Crankton
Tomas Arana ... Jeff
Mark Boone Junior ... Joseph
Reggie Lee ... Anton
Noelle Evans ... Bobbi
Richard Edson ... Roland
Muse Watson ... Elmer
Steven Ritzi ... Pilot (as Steve Ritzi)
Ron Gural ... Coroner / Sheriff
Eugene Collier Eugene Collier ... John Crankton
Sean Patterson Sean Patterson ... Abrams
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When the body of a man is found completely destroyed in the swamps in Louisiana, the medical investigator Sam Rivers is assigned to investigate the murder. He travels with the biologist Mary Callahan to the location where the victim lived in a floating house and he meets his family and friends. They find that Chinese snake-heads genetically engineered that belong to a wealthy hunter are attacking and killing the locals. While the group fights to survive, the hunter Jeff arrives with his team to hunt the predators. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for violence/gore, language, sexual content and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Alabama, USA See more »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

This film was based on the snakehead fish incident in Crofton, Maryland. See more »

Goofs

The Sheriff's jackets clearly shows a patch stating county, when in actuality, Louisiana is made up of Parishes. See more »

Quotes

Mary: [noticing a bamboo steamer on an abandoned boat] This boat had a Chinese crew.
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no surprises here
29 November 2004 | by sailor7samSee all my reviews

Something big and nasty is hanging out in the Bayou, so baaad it can bite a gator to pieces. Could it possibly be a scientific experiment gone awry? Might it possibly threaten a group of people trapped in the middle of nowhere? Is it conceivable that the above group would be offed one by one? In various bloody circumstances? Would you believe the hero and his babe will somehow survive? Is there any way a rich evil middle-aged white male might be responsible? Is there anything in this movie you haven't seen before? the fish are pretty well done, but too high a body count (and too much foul language) for me. Think of Deep Rising with a smaller budget. If you like that sort of thing--enjoy.


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