From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Alligator (1980, USA) is a Eco-Terror film directed by Lewis Teague.
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- Included in: Nature Strikes Back! 10 Eco-Terror Classics
- Featured in: 42nd Street Forever: Volume 3 | Trailer Trauma 3: 80s Horrorthon (BluRay) | American Grindhouse | Terror in The Aisles
- Released in 1980 | Color
- Running Time: 89 min | Argentina:92 min
- Production Co: Alligator Inc.
- Distributed by Group 1 International Distribution Organization Ltd. | British Lion-Columbia (BLC) Distributors (theatrical)
- Directed by Lewis Teague
- Written by John Sayles, Frank Ray Perilli
- Starring Robert Forster, Robin Riker, Michael V. Gazzo, Dean Jagger, Henry Silva
- Produced by Robert S. Bremson, Brandon Chase, Tom Jacobson, Mark L. Rosen
- Original Music by Craig Hundley
- Cinematography by Joseph Mangine
- Film Editing by Larry Bock, Ron Medico
- A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded laboratory rats injected with growth hormones. The small reptile grows gigantic, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage.
- Beneath Those Manholes, A Man-Eater Is Waiting ... | He's Up From the Sewers And Nobody's Safe... | It lives 50 feet beneath the city. It's 36 feet long. It weighs 2,000 pounds...And it's about to break out! | A FRIGHTENING movie with a sense of FUN! | It's 36 feet long, weighs 2000 pounds, lives 50 feet below the city. Nobody knows it's down there except the people it eats.