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Demon of Paradise (1987)

R | | Horror, Thriller | 1987 (USA)
Hunters become the hunted when illegal dynamite disturbs the ageold slumber of a carnivorous lizardman. Resort owner Angela, joins forces with Sheriff Keefer to save tourists from the ... See full summary »

Director:

Cirio H. Santiago

Writers:

Frederick Bailey (story), C.J. Santiago (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathryn Witt Kathryn Witt ... Annie
William Steis William Steis ... Keefer
Laura Banks ... Cahill
Frederick Bailey Frederick Bailey ... Ike
Leslie Scarborough ... Gabby (as Leslie Huntly)
Henry Strzalkowski Henry Strzalkowski ... Shelton
Nick Nicholson Nick Nicholson ... Langley
Liza Baumann Liza Baumann ... Luisa
Paul Holmes Paul Holmes ... Ted
Joe Mari Avellana ... Blue
David Light David Light ... Snake
Ronnie Patterson Ronnie Patterson ... Guy #1
David Anderson David Anderson ... Guy #2
Hero Bautista Hero Bautista ... Koby
Ramon D'Salva Ramon D'Salva ... Father
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Storyline

Hunters become the hunted when illegal dynamite disturbs the ageold slumber of a carnivorous lizardman. Resort owner Angela, joins forces with Sheriff Keefer to save tourists from the beast's path of death. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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It waits underwater...to skin you alive!

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

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Country:

Philippines

Language:

English

Release Date:

1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Demon of Paradise See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Goofs

The vegetation of the film's setting doesn't quite reflect Hawaii because it was shot in the Phillippines. In particular, there is an overabundance of palm trees. See more »

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Remake of Up from the Depths (1979) See more »

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Slow and boring
5 November 2006 | by TikkinSee all my reviews

This is another boring low budget horror/monster movie. The video box art is quite cool (as usual) but the film itself is far too dull. The monster is a guy in a rubber suit, which usually would give you laughs due to the cheese factor, but sadly the monster isn't shown nearly enough to be entertaining. There's no gore nor suspense to be had either. The acting ranges from OK to terrible.

Demon of Paradise reminds me of another horror flick in a similar vein called The Evil Below, which is equally as boring. All horror fans will want to avoid both of these films - all they're good for are the VHS covers.


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