Devil Fish

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Devil Fish (1984, Italy/France) is a Eco-Terror film directed by Lamberto Bava.


Main Details

  • Released in 1984 | Color
  • Runtime: 90 min
  • Production Co: Filmes International, Les Films du Griffon, National Cinematografica, Nuova Dania Cinematografica
  • Distribution Co: DMV Distribuzione (1984) (Italy) (theatrical), Cinema Shares International Distribution (1986) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed)
  • Directed by Lamberto Bava (as John Old Jr.)
  • Written by Lamberto Bava, Gianfranco Clerici, Luigi Cozzi, Sergio Martino, Hervé Piccini, Dardano Sacchetti
  • Starring: Michael Sopkiw, Valentine Monnier, Gianni Garko, William Berger, Iris Peynado, Lawrence Morgant, Cinzia de Ponti, Paul Branco, Dagmar Lassander.
  • Produced by Mino Loy
  • Original Music by Guido De Angelis, Maurizio De Angelis (both as Antony Barrymore)
  • Cinematography by Giancarlo Ferrando (as John McFerrand)
  • Film Editing by Roberto Sterbini (as Bob Wheeler)

Plot Summary

  • A marine biologist, a dolphin trainer, a research scientist, and a local sheriff try to hunt down a large sea monster, a shark/octopus hybrid, that is devouring swimmers and fishermen off a south Florida coast.

Also Known As

  • Der Monsterhai (Germany)
  • Devilfish (USA)
  • Devouring Waves
  • Jaws Attack 2 (Japan)
  • Monster Shark (Phillipines)
  • Red Ocean
  • Shark: Red on the Ocean
  • Shark: Rosso nell'oceano (Italy)


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  • Wave goodbye...
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