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The Island (1980)

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Starring (View all)
Michael Caine Michael Caine
Blair Maynard
David Warner David Warner
John David Nau
Dudley Sutton Dudley Sutton
Dr. Brazil
Colin Jeavons Colin Jeavons
Zakes Mokae Zakes Mokae

Written by
Peter Benchley Peter Benchley


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11 years, 4 months ago at Apr 13 14:45
Not quite as bad as I read it would be, but pretty awful all the same. A horror pic from the writer and producers of Jaws, starring Michael Caine, and featuring a score by Ennio Morricone may sound like a great idea, but it's all a bit underbaked. In an unusually weak performance, Caine plays a journalist who drags his son along with him to investigate, who or what may be behind the disappearances... read more
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Skeptical journalist Blair Maynard (Michael Caine) is assigned to explore the area known as the Bermuda Triangle, where thousands of boats have disappeared in a three-year span. When he leaves the Florida coast with his adolescent son, Justin (Jeffrey Frank), their boat is shanghaied by a group of pirates led by the tyrannical John David Nau (David Warner). The pirates, who have lived undisturbed in the area for centuries, see father and son as new blood for their increasingly inbred clan.
Release date: 13 June 1980
Tags: 1980 (3), Horror (2), Adventure (2), Mystery (1), Thriller (1), 1980s (1), 03 (1), Box Office Flop (1), *saipal (1)
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