R | | Horror, Thriller
A vicious wild boar terrorizes the Australian outback. The first victim is a small child who is killed. The child's granddad is brought to trial for killing the child but acquitted. The ... See full summary »
Often noted was Russell Mulcahy's music-video-informed style: fast cutting, filters and strobe lighting. The New York Times ascribed a "bizarre, almost Dali-esque character" to the visuals.
Come on, off to bed. There, there, Scotty. Now, now, now, boy, it's alright.
The uncut footage features a slightly longer version of Beth Winter's death. Jake Cullen has his face bitten off by the Razorback and is later seen with worms feeding off his rotting corpse. Dicko's death is much longer with more graphic shots of his leg in the Razorback's mouth and him spitting blood as he gets dragged away. The Razorback spits blood onto Carl Winter's face four times instead of two.
$89,331 (USA) (18 November 1984)