Island Claws (1980)

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A biological experiment in Florida goes awry. The result: 8-foot long land crabs which roar loudly and kill everything in sight.


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8 January 2010 | HumanoidOfFlesh
| Killer crabs from outer space.
The action of "Island Claws" takes place on a sunny tropical island.Marine biologists are experimenting there with growth hormones on the local crabs.This results in a radiation-mutated crabs straight from Guy N.Smith's paperback novel.Amusing animal attack cheapie with a nice beach scenery and lots of crawling crabs.They kill the first victim by burning down his trailer.Poor banjo musician contra mutated crabs.When the giant crab appears it looks impressive.The creature was constructed by Glen Robinson of '77 "King Kong" fame.Hernan Cardenas "Island Claws" has ridiculously low body count, but if you are in the mood for some tame 80's horror you can't miss it.6 crabs out of 10.

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Virgina Key, Florida, USA

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$3,500,000 (estimated)

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