Alligator
Alligator (1980)

When illicit chemicals are dumped into the Los Angeles sewers, a former pet alligator is transformed into an enormous monster. It's up to a dedicated police officer and a beautiful scientist to stop the beast's rampage in this… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 18, 2007
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

Lewis Teague is only too willing to hand over the entire project to Sayles's hunger for allegorical subplots.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Pretty good, as far as these gigantic Alligator things go.

Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

John Sayles' screenplay mixes monster flick mayhem with a whole lot of wit.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Cory Taylor
Before he launched an art-house directing career, John Sayles wrote a plethora of wiseacre, cunning horror-comedies for Roger Corman such as 'Piranha'… More
AJ Verser
This movie reminds me of Humanoids from the Deep, in the way that it takes sci-fi/horror conventions of the 50s, in this case the giant insect/animal sub-genre,… More
Alex roy
I love nature gone wild horror flicks. There's a certain appeal to killer animal films that just makes that genre of horror so memorable. Director Lewis… More
Ken Stachnik
Robert Foster is AWESOME! The third best Alligator film after Lake Placid and Black Water.
Tim Salmons
When it comes to these creature features, they're pretty much a dime a dozen. I found Alligator to be quite special for a couple of reasons. First of all,… More
Keiko Aya
What a rip-off with a giant crocodile and well, are movies I Kina Hiroshi jaw Despite this I liked the movie. This is actually a land jaw, using the same… More