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R| 1 hr. 22 min.

Plot Summary
When a mysterious creature violently kills a man in a Maine lake, Jack Wells (Bill Pullman), the local game warden, looks into the bizarre case, along with Sheriff Hank Keough (Brendan Gleeson) and visiting paleontologist Kelly Scott (Bridget Fonda). Looking for clues in a tooth that the beast left behind, Kelly and the others eventually locate the monster, a massive and vicious reptile eager to devour anything in its path. Can the crocodile-like creature be stopped?

Cast: Bill Pullman , Bridget Fonda , Oliver Platt , Brendan Gleeson , Betty White , David Lewis , Tim Dixon , Natassia Malthe

Director: Steve Miner

Genres: Horror, Comedy

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Lake Placid (1999)

Release Date: July 16th, 1999|1 hr. 22 min.

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  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The strange thing is that for all of Fonda's whining, Pullman's wary squinting and muttering, the bad dialogue, the cheesy effects, the severed toes, the severed heads, the severed bodies and the cliched directorial choices, Lake Placid adds up to a halfway enjoyable time at the movies. show more

  • 50
    Andy Seiler USA Today

    Amusingly macabre. [16 July 1999] show more

  • 63
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    A formulaic thriller, treated in a style that's just shy of outright parody. show more

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