Dinocroc

2004

Dinocroc

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"It feeds on fear!" read the advertising tagline for this Roger Corman-produced shocker. What could be scarier than a rogue crocodile, except maybe a rogue dinosaur? How about a combination thereof -- a DinoCroc? Hoping to create a cheap alternative to expensive prescription medicines, the greedy Gereco Corporation genetically manipulates a small supply of DNA from a prehistoric creature called the Sarcosuchus. Suddenly revived and very hungry, this ancient "DinoCroc" kills indiscriminately (in some very gory scenes that border on the grotesquely hilarious), but has a special fondness for human flesh. Professional herpetologist and crocodile hunter Dick Sydney (Costas Mandylor) is brought in from Australia to stop the rampaging beast, with the grudging assistance of female scientist Paula Kennedy (Joanna Pacula) and the more willing cooperation of Sheriff Harper (Charles Napier) and his ever-imperiled daughter, Diane (Jane Longnecker). Along the way, the viewer is treated to gratuitous dollops of sex and bad language, which along with the excessive violence earned the film an R rating in its original form. The climax is right out of the movie Them, with a bit of urban legend-spinning thrown in. Filmed under the title PrimeEvil, DinoCroc was given a very, very limited theatrical release before it aired over the Sci-Fi Channel on April 24, 2004.

Cast

Costas Mandylor
as Dick Sydney
Jane Longenecker
as Diane Harper
Charles Napier
as Sheriff Harper
Max Perlich
as Deputy Kerrigan
Bruce Weitz
as Dr. Campbell
Jake Thomas
as Michael Banning
Joanna Pacula
as Paula Kennedy
Matt Borlenghi
as Tom Banning
Bruce Barlow
as Deputy Klinger
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Audience Reviews for Dinocroc

  • Jan 02, 2011
    One of the"better" giant lizard Corman movies, but that's not saying much.
    Ken S Super Reviewer
  • Apr 17, 2010
    It's not quite dinosaur, it's not quite crocodile, but somewhere in between. Corman serves up the usual monster killery with a lot of fun, and a rather interesting looking beast. It's doubtful that it will WOW anybody, but you do get some fairly surprising moments.
    Luke B Super Reviewer

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