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Maneaters Are Loose! (1978)

Man-eating tigers are accidentally set loose near a small California town.

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Timothy Galfas

Writers:

Robert W. Lenski, Ted Willis (novel)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Skerritt ... John Gosford
Steve Forrest ... David Birk
G.D. Spradlin ... Gordon Hale
Harry Morgan ... Toby Waites
Frank Marth ... Jim Taggert
Joshua Bryant ... Tom Purcell
Diana Muldaur ... May Purcell
Dabney Coleman ... McCallum
Tony Swartz Tony Swartz ... Deputy Parker
Susan Adams Susan Adams ... Jill Gosford
Carol Jones ... Maud Pennington
Anita Dangler Anita Dangler ... Mira Crane
Phil Brown ... Kevin Pennington
Harry Northup ... John Pennington
John Welsh ... George Leppard
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Man-eating tigers are accidentally set loose near a small California town.

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Snarling Carnivores Unleashed on Suburbia

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 1978 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Stockton, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Loose women and loose tigers ......
14 September 2015 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

"Maneaters Are Loose" might actually be a pretty good TV movie from 1978, however I cannot recommend seeking out the overpriced "Wild Eye" DVD. The colors have been degraded to a sepia tone throughout, with badly blurred images. The sound is far better than the picture. As for the movie itself, it is a blending of community characters, a pornographic peddling preacher played by Harry Morgan, local laid back sheriff, Tom Skerrit, pompous ass official, G.D. Spradlin, and big game hunter, Steve Forrest. The tiger attacks really don't get going until well after the film's half way point, and the ending is unexpected. - MERK


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