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Blood Beach (1980)

Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature ... See full summary »

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Jeffrey Bloom

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Jeffrey Bloom (screenplay), Jeffrey Bloom (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Huffman ... Harry Caulder
Marianna Hill ... Catherine Hutton
Burt Young ... Sgt. Royko
Otis Young ... Lt. Piantadosi
Lena Pousette ... Marie
John Saxon ... Capt. Pearson
Darrell Fetty ... Hoagy
Stefan Gierasch ... Dr. Dimitrios
Eleanor Zee Eleanor Zee ... Mrs. Selden
Pamela McMyler ... Mrs. Hench
Harriet Medin ... Ruth Hutton
Mickey Fox ... Moose
Laura Burkett ... Girl in Sand
Marleta Giles Marleta Giles ... Girlfriend
Jacqueline Randall Jacqueline Randall ... 2nd Girl
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Storyline

Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature responsible? Where does it live, and where did it come from? And is there any chance of it reproducing? Meanwhile, David Huffman and Mariana Hill are once-almost-married old friends, reunited over the death of her mother on the beach, and searching for clues in the abandoned buildings where they used to play when they were young. Written by Brian C. Madsen <bcmmovies@earthlink.net>

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It's a nice place to visit, but you don't want to die there. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 January 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La plage sanglante See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The look of the monster has frequently been compared to that of the subtropical carnivorous plant Venus fly-trap. See more »

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Clearly shown above Harry and Catherine's heads 34 minutes in. See more »

Quotes

Pearson: Last but not least, lovely blonde sixteen-year-old girl - from Beverly Hills, no less, and slumming, I presume - suffered massive damage to both her once-pretty legs, may be crippled for life, and her mind blown half-way to the moon, simply because she was foolish enough to lie down on this particular beach.
Sergeant Royko: [mumbles] Never would have happened in Chicago.
Pearson: [sternly] Yeah? One more remark like that out of your mouth and Chicago's where you're gonna be!
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Featured in 31 Days of Horror: Blood Beach (1980) (2009) See more »

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Flesh and Blood
Words and Music by Darrell Fetty
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User Reviews

A decent cast fails to save this low-grade "Jaws" spoof that's slow, boring and un-scary.
5 April 2003 | by Michael_PilkingtonSee all my reviews

Just when they thought it was safe to go back in the water, they can't get to it as people sink into the sand without a trace at a beach in southern California, and the police can't get a clue. Who or what is responsible for these disappearances? A decent cast fails to save this low-grade "Jaws" spoof that's slow, boring and un-scary. The appearance of the sand creature is almost laughable. Skip it. My evaluation: * out of ****.


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