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The Island (1980)
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02.16.08

The Island (1980) David Warner leads a band of modern day pirates who raid yachts and sail boats of people on vacation out in the Caribbean. Michael Caine is a reporter who goes out there with his son to investigate the mystery of the disappearing boats. He runs across Warner and his band of raiders and they decide to induct them into their tribe.

Movie Tagline:
For 300 years, a terrifying secret has been kept from the outside world.

Title: Island, The
Release Date: June 13, 1980
Runtime: 115 mins
Genre: Adventure
All Genres: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Languages: English
Country: USA
Colors: Color
Sound: Dolby
IMDB Rating: 4.9
Brimstone Pit Rating: 5.9 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With I

MPAA Rating: R

Director(s):
Michael Ritchie

Cast:
Michael Caine ...Blair Maynard
David Warner ...John David Nau
Angela Punch McGregor ...Beth
Frank Middlemass ...Windsor
Don Henderson ...Rollo
Dudley Sutton ...Dr. Brazil
Colin Jeavons ...Hizzoner
Zakes Mokae ...Wescott
Brad Sullivan ...Stark
Jeffrey Frank ...Justin Maynard
John O'Leary ...Doctor #1
Bruce McLaughlin ...Doctor #2
Jimmy Casino ...Doctor #3
Suzanne Astor ...Mrs. Burgess
Susan Bredhoff ...Kate
Reg Evans ...Jack the Bat
Steve Gladstone ...Pirate
David Hart ...Attendant
Robert Hirschfeld ...Cook
Gary Hoffman ...Mr. Burgess
George Marshall Ruge ...Seaman #1
John Macchia ...Seaman #2
Rikki Rincon ...Manuel
Robert Thomas Salmi ...Ship Captain
William G. Schilling ...Baxter
Stewart Steinberg ...Hiller
Bob Westmoreland ...Charter Boat Captain
Mark Westwood ...Coast Guardsman
Chris Bean ...Charter yacht Captain
Christine Page ...Woman at gun range

Producer(s):
David Brown
Richard D. Zanuck

Writer(s):
Peter Benchley
Peter Benchley

Composer(s):
Ennio Morricone




More Movie Taglines:
  • For 300 years, a terrifying secret has been kept from the outside world.
  • This summer the most terrifying thing in the water is . . . The Island
Movie Quote(s):
  • Windsor: Are you wise enough to feel privileged by what you see here? You and I are the only living men to see what you lies before you now. Blair Maynard: A bunch of arseholes playing Long John Fucking Silver?
  • Beth: What's that? Blair Maynard: It's a drug called cocaine. Beth: What does it cure? Blair Maynard: Insecurity.
Movie Trivia:
  • Anthony Hopkins was asked to play the lead.
  • Coast Guard cutter is the USCGC Dauntless (WMEC 624). She used to deploy out of Florida, but now is home ported in Galveston, Texas.
  • German Import DVD has a Super-8 Version (German language only), as a special feature on the disc.
  • Frank Middlemass (Dr. Windsor) was disappointed with the finished film.
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Keywords:
Boat, Pirate, Madness, Shot In The Forehead, Kidnapping  ...[more]


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