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Lake Placid
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Lake Placid 1999

From Amazon: Lake Placid is total trash--and, as a result, fairly entertaining. Yet another entry in the horror subgenre of giant animals running amok, Lake Placid features a giant crocodile that has somehow found its way to an isolated lake in Maine. The absurdity of crocodiles in Maine sets the tone for the entire movie, which has no ambitions beyond mixing a little fright with a little humor. Bridget Fonda (Point of No Return, Jackie Brown) plays a paleontologist sent to investigate a large tooth; Bill Pullman (Independence Day, Lost Highway) is a fish and game warden just trying to keep the peace; Oliver...

Directed By:
No image existsSteve Miner
Written By:
David E. KelleyDavid E. Kelley
No image existsBridget Fonda
Bill PullmanBill Pullman
Oliver PlattOliver Platt
No image existsBrendan Gleeson
No image existsMariska Hargitay
No image existsMeredith Salenger
Betty WhiteBetty White
No image existsDavid Lewis

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Lake Placid Movie Review by Jarrod (4/14/2010)

'Lake Placid' fails as a horror film, but succeeds as a comedy, with hysterical turns from Betty White and Oliver Platt.

The plot centers on a 30-foot crocodile that has apparently migrated from Asia, to the waters of Maine. New York paleontologist Kelly Scott (Bridget Fonda) is sent to investigate a tooth that was...

(complete Lake Placid review by Jarrod)

Lake Placid Movie Review by Movie Addict (6/25/2008)

OK, this is a horror flick about a HUGE croc that somehow got to Maine from India. It is not your usual monster animal horror movie. Sure, there are heads bitten off and bloody bodies, but they take a back seat to the dialog.

First, Bridget Fonda (Army of Darkness, Kiss of the Dragon) is a paleontologist from New York...

(complete Lake Placid review by Movie Addict)

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