Dinocroc (2003)





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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.
R (For some creature violence/gore and language.)
Action & Adventure , Horror , Mystery & Suspense , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Costas Mandylor
as Dick Sydney
Jane Longenecker
as Diane Harper
Charles Napier
as Sheriff Harper
Bruce Weitz
as Dr. Campbell
Max Perlich
as Deputy Kerrigan
Jake Thomas
as Michael Banning
Joanna Pacula
as Paula Kennedy
Jamie Akhavi
as Judith
Matt Borlenghi
as Tom Banning
Bruce Barlow
as Deputy Klinger
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Critic Reviews for Dinocroc

All Critics (3)


February 2, 2008

With a name like Dinocroc, you know you ain't getting 2001: A Space Odyssey. You're not even getting 2001: A Space Travesty.

Full Review… | February 4, 2006
7M Pictures

I found myself laughing at them and not with them

Full Review… | February 4, 2006
Movie Habit

...a typically cheesy straight-to-video monster flick...

Full Review… | January 21, 2006
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Audience Reviews for Dinocroc

It was an ok film. Mainly just people tryin to figure out how to kill the monster the whole time. When the monster does kill people it's fast and swift and not entertaining. The special effects are pretty bland.

Christal  Jewel
Christal Jewel

Mind numbing story with a few shocking parts but uninteresting. The characters aren't too good and the animation could of been better. Story is bland but the ending wasn't too bad.

Wes Shad
Wes Shad

One of the"better" giant lizard Corman movies, but that's not saying much.

Ken Stachnik
Ken Stachnik

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