July 16, 1999
Rated R for violent creature attacks and related gore, and for language
Welcome to Black Lake. Its placid waters complement the pristine Maine wilderness it borders. This tranquil setting is probably the last place you'd expect a gruesome fatality. But then it's also the last place you'd expect to find a 30-foot, narrow-snouted, multi-toothed, reptilian of the species Crocodylus.
An eating machine more commonly known as a crocodile.
The thick-skinned interloper and its appetite for humans brings together a group of people perhaps even stranger than the...
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It is incredible how a movie concept can be overlooked for so many years without finally making it to the big screen; it is amazing that no one ever thought of making a movie about a monster in a lake before. Please note the sarcasm. There must be a dozen films like Lake Placid
, a mild-mannered horror movie about a thirty-foot crocodile in a Maine lake. While it is an entertaining movie, it lacks the throws and punches that a good movie is able to throw out constantly. Full movie review »