Peter Benchley's The Beast
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Peter Benchley's The Beast
The fishing industry of a small Northwestern coastal town is nearly destroyed when a mysterious giant sea creature takes up residence. Based on a novel by Peter Benchley, the story bears more than passing resemblance to the author's most popular story, Jaws in that a few, including a scientist, learn the terrifying truth and try to convince a skeptical community that they are all in danger should they go too near the water. Once the town believes, it is up to the hero, a lady coast guard officer, and the scientists to stop the beast. This feature originally aired as a two-part miniseries… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"'s hard not to become wrapped up in this relatively simple story."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"A whole lotta boring and very little beast."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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