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Food of the Gods II (1989)

R | | Sci-Fi, Horror | 19 May 1989 (USA)
A growth hormone experiment gets out of hand, when the the resulting giant man-eating rats escape, reaking havoc on the unsuspecting campus. Much blood-letting follows.

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Damian Lee

Writers:

Richard Bennett (story), Richard Bennett (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Coufos ... Neil Hamilton
Lisa Schrage ... Alex Reed
Réal Andrews ... Mark (as Real Andrews)
Stuart Hughes ... Al
Karen Hines ... Angie
Frank Pellegrino ... Joshua
Jackie Burroughs ... Dr. Treger
Sean Mitchell Sean Mitchell ... Bobby
Colin Fox Colin Fox ... Edmond Delhurst
David B. Nichols David B. Nichols ... Dean White
Robert Kennedy ... Brett
Michael Copeman ... Lt. Weizel
Frank Moore ... Jacques
Howard Jerome Howard Jerome ... Louis
Deborah Cass Deborah Cass ... Elaine
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Storyline

A growth hormone experiment gets out of hand, when the the resulting giant man-eating rats escape, reaking havoc on the unsuspecting campus. Much blood-letting follows. Written by <mbdinger@waikato.ac.nz>

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They're big. They're back.. and they're hungry. See more »

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Sci-Fi | Horror

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 May 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Food of the Gods Part 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This is a sequel in name only as its plot or characters have no bearing on the 1976 film. It was, however, originally intended to be a true sequel, with Burt I. Gordon (director of the 1976 film) returning, but the idea was dropped sometime in pre-production. See more »

Goofs

When Joshua answers the telephone in the university laboratory, then Neil's pet white rat Louise is sitting on the lens of the microscope that Neil is looking into. When Joshua tells Neil that it is Kate, then Louise is now sitting on the back of Neil's neck. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mark: [chanting and wearing a cow mask] Animals have rights! Animals have rights! Animals have rights! Animals have rights! Animals have rights! Animals have rights! Animals have rights! Animals have rights! Animals have rights!
[sees Delhurst approaching]
Mark: Professor Delhurst! Professor Delhurst, I wanna talk to you.
Edmund Delhurst: Would you get out of my way, please? I'm late.
Mark: For what? Another execution?
Edmund Delhurst: Somebody call security.
Mark: The animals keep checkin' in, but they don't check out, do they? You're not ...
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Follows Village of the Giants (1965) See more »

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Shakin' All Over
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Performed by Steve Marriott
Produced by Stephen W. Parsons (as Stephen Parsons)
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Cheesy,but still watchable garbage.
11 August 2006 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

Biologist Neil Hamilton succeeds in synthesizing a growth hormone and uses it to create giant tomatoes.Unfortunately the tomatoes are eaten by caged rats which then grow until they become the size of dogs.When animal rights activists break into the lab,they accidentally succeed in freeing the rats which escape down into the tunnels beneath the campus and start preying on people."Food of the Gods II" is one hell of a bad movie.The acting is lousy,the characters are painfully stupid and there is plenty of gore with ripped-out throats and severed limbs to boot.The film has its share of riotously unintentionally funny sequences too.In spite of its New York setting this amusing crap was actually made in Canada.So grab some beer,invite a couple of friends and laugh how stunningly bad "Food of the Gods II" is!


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