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R| 1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
Veteran reporter Tim Manfrey (Dominic Purcell) lands possibly the worst assignment of his life: Travel to the African country of Burundi to locate and capture the world's largest crocodile. Dubbed "Gustave" by the villagers, the croc is said to have dined on hundreds of humans over the years. Complicating matters is an African warlord who is even more bloodthirsty than the giant reptile.

Cast: Dominic Purcell , Orlando Jones , Brooke Langton , Jürgen Prochnow , Gideon Emery , Dumisani Mbebe , Gabriel Malema , Linda Mpondo

Director: Michael Katleman

Genres: Thriller, Horror, Adventure

Distributor: Buena Vista

Primeval (2007)

Release Date: January 12th, 2007|1 hr. 34 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 29 )
  • A low-rent monster movie that could well have been released by American International in the early 1970s, Primeval boasts a level of cheesiness that should well merit it a regular rotation on late-night cable. show more

  • One of the few monster-crocodile movies that simultaneously tries to rip off "Jaws" and "Meet the Press." show more

  • Primeval is a hoot if you're in the mood, though, and it gets points for trying to stuff a little globo-think into the minds of Friday night mayhem fans (who will probably rebel, since only one skull pops like a grape). show more

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  • May 22, 2008 jrhe2lings
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    i go there once a week. the food is great and people there very nice and friendly. they have the best dumpling in the world. if you don't think so , then you gotta try it.

  • May 22, 2008 brigalnac
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    I was so glad it only lasted an hour and a half! It was horrible!

  • May 22, 2008 nybaseball22
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    The people of our society need to be careful about believing what we hear from television. The biggest problem with this movie is that America was so gullible as to believe that such a serial killer exists. Think about it for a couple of minutes. How come we have all heard of "Jack the Ripper" who claimed less than 20 victims, but not of this "Gustavus", claiming more than 300? Think a little bit harder. Yes, the trailer to this movie is misleading, but they never outright said that it was a human killer, only explained it in such a way that we might come to that understanding. This movie's "Twist" if you might call it that, was probably the worst since M. Night Shyamalan's- The Village, but any means of a large income for writers, directors, actors, etc. will always be taken in Hollywood. Always be suspicious. Think about all the swamp and water scenes of this movie from the preview. The goal of many infamous writers and producers is just to make money, taking any chance they are offered. They want quick revenue wheter or not America is satisfied and by harshly misleading citizens, their ticket revenues skyrocket. Investigate a little bit, you should never expect more from Hollywood.

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