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Razorback
     

Razorback

Director: Russell Mulcahy

Cast: Gregory Harrison, Arkie Whiteley, Bill Kerr

 

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Before he directed the cult classic Highlander (1986), music video creator Russell Mulcahy adapted this stylish, tongue-in-cheek horror film from the novel by Peter Brennan. Gregory Harrison stars as Carl Winters, a grief-stricken American husband who has come to a remote corner of Australia to seek answers in the death of his wife, a TV journalist who was

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Before he directed the cult classic Highlander (1986), music video creator Russell Mulcahy adapted this stylish, tongue-in-cheek horror film from the novel by Peter Brennan. Gregory Harrison stars as Carl Winters, a grief-stricken American husband who has come to a remote corner of Australia to seek answers in the death of his wife, a TV journalist who was investigating a story on kangaroo poaching. Carl meets Jake Cullen (Bill Kerr), a man obsessed with hunting down what he says is an enormous razorback boar that consumed his grandson. Although he was acquitted, most of the locals believe that Jake murdered the boy himself and invented the crazy story about a giant pig. Jake tells Carl that he believes the razorback is also responsible for his wife's death. At first skeptical, Carl becomes a believer when he encounters the beast. He and Jake track it to a dog food processing plant, where the owners are illegally butchering kangaroos for industrial use. The factory operators are also feeding the dog food to the gigantic razorback, increasing its size and carnivorous appetite. Joined by farmer Sarah Cameron (Arkie Whiteley), Carl and Jake set out to kill the powerful mutant.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/04/2009
UPC:
0883316195437
Original Release:
1984
Rating:
R
Source:
Warner Archives
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
1:35:00
Sales rank:
21,448

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gregory Harrison Carl Winters
Arkie Whiteley Sarah Cameron
Bill Kerr Jake Cullen
Chris Haywood Benny Baker
David Argue Dicko Baker
Judy Morris Beth Winters
John Howard Danny
John Ewart Turner
Don Smith Wallace
Mervyn Drake Andy
Redmond Phillips Magistrate
Alan Beecher Counsel
Peter Schwartz Lawyer
Beth Child Louise Cullen
Peter Boswell Wagstaff
Brian Adams Male Newscaster
Jinx Lootens Female Newscaster
Don Lane Himself
Chris Hession TV Cowboy

Technical Credits
Russell Mulcahy Director
William M. Anderson Editor
Neil Angwin Art Director
Everett de Roche Screenwriter
Stuart Freeman Asst. Director
Helen Hooper Costumes/Costume Designer
Tim Lloyd Sound/Sound Designer
Nicholas McCallum Art Director
Hal McElroy Producer
Tim Sanders Associate Producer
Dean Semler Cinematographer

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