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A baby alligator is flushed down a toilet and survives by eating discarded lab animals that have been injected with growth hormones. The now gigantic animal escapes the city sewers and goes on a rampage, pursued by a cop and a big-game hunter.

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Directed by

Lewis Teague

Written by

John Sayles (Screenplay)
Frank Ray Perilli (Story)

Runtime

91 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

It lives 50 feet beneath the city. It's 36 feet long. It weighs 2,000 pounds...And it's about to break out!

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Keywords

creature alligator underwear scientist psychotronic hunter animal horror reptile mutation toxic sewer timebomb briefs film fanatic child eaten

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