PG-13 | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
After being rescued and brought to an island, a man discovers that its inhabitants are experimental animals being turned into strange-looking humans, all of it the work of a visionary doctor.
Richard Stanley had spent four years developing the project, only to be fired after four days.
Sayer of the Law:
It is a hard way, the way of being a man. Sooner or later we all want a thing that is bad. To walk on all fours. To suck up drink from a stream. To jabber, instead of saying the words. To go snuffling at the earth, and to claw on the bark of trees. ...
The shadow of the cameraman is visible as the camera is changing views of Edward while he is thinking of how to kill the other animals.
$9,101,987 (USA) (25 August 1996)
$27,663,982 (USA) (3 November 1996)