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The Island of Dr. Moreau (23-Aug-1996)

Director: John Frankenheimer

Writers: Richard Stanley; Ron Hutchinson

From novel: The Island of Dr. Moreau by H. G. Wells

Music by: Gary Chang

Producer: Edward R. Pressman

Keywords: Horror

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Fairuza Balk
Actor
21-May-1974   The Waterboy
Marlon Brando
Actor
3-Apr-1924 1-Jul-2004 A Streetcar Named Desire
Mark Dacascos
Actor
26-Feb-1964   Only the Strong
Val Kilmer
Actor
31-Dec-1959   Real Genius
Temuera Morrison
Actor
26-Dec-1960   Jango Fett
Ron Perlman
Actor
13-Apr-1950   Hellboy
David Thewlis
Actor
20-Mar-1963   Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

CAST

Marlon Brando   ...   Dr. Moreau
Val Kilmer   ...   Montgomery
David Thewlis   ...   Douglas
Fairuza Balk   ...   Aissa
Ron Perlman   ...   Sayer of the Law
Marco Hofschneider   ...   M'Ling
Temuera Morrison   ...   Azazello
William Hootkins   ...   Kiril
Daniel Rigney   ...   Hyena-Swine
Nelson de la Rosa   ...   Majai
Peter Elliott   ...   Assassimon
Mark Dacascos   ...   Lo-Mai
Miguel Lopez   ...   Waggdi
Neil Young   ...   Boar Man
David Hudson   ...   Bison Man
Clare Grant   ...   Fox Lady
Kitty Silver   ...   Sow Lady #1
Fiona Mahl   ...   Sow Lady #2
Agoes Soedjarwo   ...   Captain
Ron Vreeken   ...   Soldier #1
Lou Horvath   ...   Soldier #2

REVIEWS

Review by Sam Wilson (posted on 1-Oct-2005)

The island where the nutty doctor (Moreau) changes animals into people, sorta kinda, with unwholesome results.

Brando in his who-gives-a rat's-ass mode, a la "Missouri Breaks", acting in a mirror, having a grand old time screwing up a crappy picture. Val Kilmer tries to emulate the master with his own eccentric, goofy performance, but by this time Brando's left the movie and nobody cares anymore. Apparently there came a moment during the filming when director decided to spend his days at the hote bar and let the picture direct itself. MOVIE: **1/2, BRANDO: ***


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