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Chupacabra Terror (2005)

R | | Horror | Video 29 January 2005
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When cryptozoologist Dr. Peña traps the legendary Chupacabra on a remote Caribbean island, he smuggles it aboard a cruise ship with disastrous results.

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John Shepphird
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Rhys-Davies ... Captain Randolph
Dylan Neal ... Lance Thompson
Chelan Simmons ... Jenny
Giancarlo Esposito ... Dr. Peña
Paula Shaw ... Mrs. Hartman
David Millbern ... Rick McGraw
Mark Viniello ... Chupacabra
Joe Miller Joe Miller ... Officer Hamilton
Matthew R. Anderson Matthew R. Anderson ... Commander Link (as Matt Anderson)
Luke Darnell ... Ensign Peters (as Lucas Darnell)
David St. Pierre ... Jonesy
Garon Michael Garon Michael ... Parker
Luciano Olz Luciano Olz ... Mallory
Scott Jolgen Scott Jolgen ... Garcia
Jason Pasquale Jason Pasquale ... Eddie / Waiter
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Storyline

Cryptozoologist Doctor Peña ('Giancarlo Esposito') traps the legendary Chupacabra on a remote Caribbean Island to make his name in the scientific community. When he smuggles it aboard the cruise ship Regent Queen, commanded by Captain Randolph, (John Rhys-Davies), the monster breaks out of the cargo hold and makes a smorgasbord out of the passengers and crew. Navy SEALs are called in to evacuate the ship and battle the monster, but it ultimately comes down to Captain Randolph, his daughter Jenny (Chelan Simmons), and Federal Marshall Lance Thompson ('Dylan Neal') to save the day. Written by Steve Jankowski & John Shepphird

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The hunt has just begun. See more »

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Rated R for violence/gore | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chupacabra: Dark Seas See more »

Filming Locations:

Turks and Caicos Islands

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The chupacabra was originally supposed to have wings. See more »

Goofs

Interior cabin walls of the cruise ship show to be built of masonry, a material never used for general construction of a vessel. See more »

Quotes

Rick McGraw: [laughing] I cant open the safe, Who do you think I am Houdini?
Lance: What if your life depended on it?
Rick McGraw: Captain that man is threatening me.
Captain Randolph: If you don't open the safe I will shoot you myself.
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References Tae-Bo Workout: Basic (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Chupachorus
Written and Performed by Joe Dineen and Ed Lozano
Hoss Phfunck (BMI) Freaky Zaza Music (ASCAP)
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finally a good Chupacabra movie....
30 January 2005 | by JasonCBrownADSee all my reviews

I didn't know what to expect when I began watching Chupacabra on the Sci-Fi Channel, I've heard of the mythical creature through folklore, however after only a few moments I just couldn't pull myself away. Sure it was a Saturday night cheesy monster movie, but I wasn't really looking for it to be any more than that. As far as some of the special effects go, the design of the creature was definitely unique and different, I just wish the CG enhancement would have been better. I have seen a couple other versions of Chupacabra movies before and this one certainly had the best looking creature of them all. Kudos to the FX guys and Mr. Sheppard. Hope Sci-Fi replays this movie again so I can set my VCR and add this to my collection or maybe hope for a DVD release. All in all I enjoyed the movie very much and hope to see more creature movies come out of Regent Entertainment and Sci-Fi....


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