Humanoids from the Deep

Humanoids from the Deep

Director: Barbara Peeters Cast: Doug McClure, Ann Turkel, Vic Morrow

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Overview

This gory, scary low-budget shocker from the Roger Corman stable concerns the battle over a salmon cannery in a Pacific Northwest town. Genetically treated salmon escape the plant and are eaten by coelacanths, who mutate into humanoid monsters with giant craniums and sharp claws. The creatures begin attacking teen couples, killing the boys and mating with the girls (in some pretty graphic monster-rape scenes). Eventually, a bunch of them create total pandemonium at the annual salmon festival. Barbara Peeters directs with flair, Rob Bottin's effects are nauseatingly effective, and the cast is good, especially Vic Morrow as a racist fisherman and Doug McClure as the stalwart hero. An uncompromising shockfest with enough gratuitous blood and nudity to keep fans happy, the film features an Alien-inspired shock ending which still makes viewers jump today.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/03/2010
UPC: 0826663118834
Original Release: 1980
Rating: R
Source: Shout Factory
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:22:00
Sales rank: 17,751

Special Features

Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes; Trailers, TV & Radio Spots; Leonard Maltin Interviews Roger Corman On The Making of the Film; "The Making Of Humanoids From The Deep" Featuring New Interviews With Roger Corman, Second Unit/Assistant Director James Sbardellati, Composer James Horner and Cindy Weintraub; New World Trailers

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Doug McClure Jim Hill
Ann Turkel Dr. Susan Drake
Vic Morrow Hank Slattery
Cindy Weintraub Carol Hill
Anthony Penya Johnny Eagle
Denise Galik Linda Beale
Frank Arnold Actor
Lynn Theel Peggy Larson
Meegan King Jerry Potter
Breck Costin Tommy
Hoke Howell Deke Jensen
Don Maxwell Dickie Moore
Greg Travis Radio Announcer
Linda Shayne Miss Salmon
Lisa Glaser Becky
Amy Barrett Amy
Rob Bottin Humanoid

Technical Credits
Barbara Peeters Director
Frank Arnold Original Story
Rob Bottin Special Effects
Martin B. Cohen Original Story,Producer,Screenwriter
Roger Corman Producer
Michael Erlere Art Director
Roger George Special Effects
Mark Goldblatt Editor
Mark Harris Sound Mixer
James Horner Score Composer
Frederick James Screenwriter
Daniel Lacambre Cinematographer
Hunt Lowry Co-producer,Producer
James Sbardellati Asst. Director
Barbara Scott Costumes/Costume Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Humanoids from the Deep
1. Main Titles [4:03]
2. Big Catch [8:47]
3. A Little Too Scared [3:19]
4. Here Comes the Pitch [7:22]
5. Eavesdropping [5:18]
6. Fresh Meal [6:57]
7. Not Many Visitors [9:52]
8. Nocturnal Predator [6:49]
9. Rapid Evolution [7:22]
10. Carnival Massacre [12:25]
11. Distress Call [5:11]
12. End Credits [2:07]

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Humanoids from the Deep 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this movie is a classic! low budget or not. definetly a must see! at least jaws can't walk the beach!