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This movie has a lot of wrong in it like crappy acting, bad effects, cheap sets, and an uninspired plot. However, it has this schlocky charm to it that lends to it being watchable in that goofy monster movie fashion. Having the chupacabra be a guy in a suit was amusing and there's some solid gore.
Pros: More Chelan Simmons goodness, schlocky fun, good gore
It wasn't too bad. Characters aren't all that great and the ending wasn't too good, but the creature effects were rather nice for a Sci-fi channel film and there were some good kills and a lot of monster action even though the entire film takes place on a ship. Decent enough.
This was a very good terrifying film! I saw it on the Sci Fi channel and I have to say bravo! The acting was bad at times but everything else was just so great I have watched this film many times and it gets better and better each time! If you love horror thrillers then watch this underrated film!
As far as Zone Horror goes, this was actually an ok film. The monster was made out of play-dough as usual but at least some thought had gone into the plot!! A film to watch when theres 'nothing' else on but soap re-runs!
Okay, SERIOUSLY!!!! Who...what... umm... Did anybody out there actually think this movie was good. John Rhys-Davies, what on earth where you thinking? I love that everyone attempted to kill the chupacabras with bul
Cryptozoologist Doctor Peña (Giancarlo Esposito) traps the legendary Chupacabra on a remote Caribbean Island to make his name in the scientific community. When he smuggles it aboard the cruise ship Regent Queen, commanded by Captain Randolph, (John Rhys-Davies), the monster breaks out of the cargo hold and makes a smorgasbord out of the passengers and crew. Navy SEALs are called in to evacuate the ship and battle the monster, but it ultimately comes down to Captain Randolph, his daughter Jenny (Chelan Simmons), and Federal Marshall Lance Thompson ('Dylan Neal') to save the day.