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Lake Placid 3 (2010)

Killer crocodiles and their offspring terrorize residents of a small community.

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Griff Furst (as G.E. Furst)

Writer:

David Reed
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Colin Ferguson ... Nathan Bickerman
Yancy Butler ... Reba
Kirsty Mitchell ... Susan Bickerman
Kacey Clarke ... Ellie (as Kacey Barnfield)
Jordan Grehs Jordan Grehs ... Connor Bickerman
Michael Ironside ... Sheriff Tony Willinger
Mark Evans ... Brett
Nils Hognestad ... Aaron
Bianca Ilich ... Vica
Angelica Penn Angelica Penn ... Tara
Brian Landon ... Charlie Berman
Atanas Srebrev ... Jonas
Don Andersen Don Andersen ... Walt (as Donald Andersen)
Roxanne Pallett ... April
James Marchant James Marchant ... Jason
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Storyline

A game warden moves his family to Lake Placid, once the site of deadly crocodile attacks. Locals assure him the crocs are gone, but his mischievous young son finds a few baby crocs and begins feeding them. They quickly grow into very big adults and start attacking the game warden's family and nearby town. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Don't forget you're lunch!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody creature violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lake Placid 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Bulgaria

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Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The movie debut of the English actress Roxanne Pallett, known for her role in the British soap opera Emmerdale (1972), and her first nude scenes. See more »

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At the lake, Charlie is wearing a t-shirt that says "Welcome to Summer Delight." As Ellie and Tara leave to put on their bikinis, he turns to the camera and the lettering on his T-shirt is suddenly reversed, showing that the image is flipped horizontally. This can also be noted in the position of Tara's wristband. See more »

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Surely You Have a Better Way To Waste Two Hours...
30 August 2010 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

Some people apparently haven't figured out that Black Lake in Aroostook County, Maine (known to us as Lake Placid) is a place to avoid if you don't like alligators coming on shore and attacking you. This time we have a family, a group of big game hunters, and some wandering college kids. Their paths will cross, some will die, and hopefully nobody watches this film so they never, ever make a "Lake Placid 4".

This film comes to us from director Griff Furst, who is better known, if he's even known at all, for having bit parts in movies (including the upcoming "Green Lantern" film), but not so much his directing. And also writer David Reed, who has never written a feature before... and judging from the complete lack of plot here, may never be asked to do so again.

The film is a "SyFy original" and it's very clear to the viewer, even if you didn't know that in advance. For one thing, it stars Colin Ferguson (Sheriff Carter from "Eureka") and even has him in uniform. I suspect they must have had him on contract to appear in a movie, or something like that... his career is not so terrible he needs this extra exposure. (When aired on the SyFy network, ads for "Eureka" did come on repeatedly, so the cross-promotion is no secret.)

For some reason, this film is ranked higher than "Lake Placid 2" on the Internet Movie Database. I am hoping this is because the film is new and hasn't sunk yet, because there's no way that part two could be any worse than this. This movie had the worst CGI yet, even by SyFy standards. Seriously, folks, give your animators an extra week or an extra thousand dollars or something... if you're going to make your alligators look this fake, you're better off not making the movie at all.

The DVD adds little more to the film than the TV version. There are no special features, only a few added scenes of full frontal nudity, oral sex, and bouncing breasts. I am all for nudity in horror films, but that doesn't automatically make the film good. The press release calls it "steamy, sexy and gory". Gory, maybe, but even the sex parts aren't all that sexy.

There's really nothing redeeming about this film. Horrible effects, no plot, bland characters. The directing is fine, though nothing special (literally anybody could have done it). I can't think of any reason to see this film, no matter how much you may have enjoyed the first one. Maybe if you're a die-hard Colin Ferguson fan? Otherwise, change the channel or go outside and get some exercise.


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