R | | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Genetic engineers Clive Nicoli and Elsa Kast hope to achieve fame by successfully splicing together the DNA of different animals to create new hybrid animals for medical use.
Vincenzo Natali first got the idea for the film when he saw a picture of a mouse with a human ear growing on its back.
If you could understand crazy, it wouldn't be crazy.
When Elsa finds Clive and Dren in the barn, she stands in the wide-open door. In the next shot, from outside, Elsa throws the barn door open and runs out.
The cast credits and finally the title are scattered throughout the opening credits, instead of appearing consecutively.
$7,385,277 (USA) (6 June 2010)
$16,999,046 (USA) (1 August 2010)