The Beast [2 Discs][Extended Edition] [DVD] [1996]

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  • Release Date: 06/03/2008
  • Rating: NR
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100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (6 out of 6)


The Beast
The fishing industry of a small Northwestern coastal town is nearly destroyed when a mysterious giant sea creature takes up residence. Based on a novel by Peter Benchley, the story bears more than passing resemblance to the author's most popular story, Jaws in that a few, including a scientist, learn the terrifying truth and try to convince a skeptical community that they are all in danger should they go too near the water. Once the town believes, it is up to the hero, a lady coast guard officer, and the scientists to stop the beast. This feature originally aired as a two-part miniseries on network television. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

Cast & Crew

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    Karen Sillas
  • Larry Drake
    Larry Drake
  • Charles Martin Smith
    Charles Martin Smith
  • Ronald Guttman
    Ronald Guttman - Herbert Talley
  • Denis Arndt
    Denis Arndt

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Peter Benchley's would be proud


    Peter Benchley's fictional book presents a fascinating story. This movie allows you to get some idea of what a giant squid might be like. now. Most reviewers will tell you this is a good movie based on a Peter Benchly book and to buy it on Blu Ray. William Petersen, Karen Silas, Missy Crider, along with the rest the cast do a fine job and the production values are pretty good. This may not be as exciting as Jaws, but at a slower pace it will draw you in and keep you on the edge of your seat. until the very ending. if you are fascinated in giant squids then buy this movie you won't be disappointed. This movie was strangely addictive. after watching it the first time, I wanted to watch it again.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Summer Movie


    A very nice movie William Petersen who plays Whip Dalton was on CSI for years. The Beast is one of the best movie's out there that have giant monster's in them. oh and after watching this it reminds me to stay out of those waters...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great horror movie

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    This movie had a great production value and great cast. Don't see many types of the monster movie (particularly sea monsters) around today. At least, with the amount of seriousness that story has.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Really great adaption


    I thought this was an excellent adaption from Benchley's book. Unlike Creature, which was a total travesty. William Petersen was dead on and extremely hot.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for Architeuthis fans!

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    If you love films of Cephalopods that attack, than this is for you. It magnifies the marvel of the giant squid and the unknowns of the vast ocean.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    awesome movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    awesome movie from the very begining to the very end!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

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