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Has anyone seen "Reptilian"

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Ed Jewell, Dec 19, 2001.

  1. Ed Jewell

    Ed Jewell Agent

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    Has anyone seen this movie? if so, is it worth at least renting. I have been a Godzilla fan since I was a child. If I remember correctly, it looks like a Korean knock-off of Godzilla. My local Block Buster did not even bother carrying the DVD version (only the VHS). In YHO is "Reptilian as good, better, or worse than "Godzilla 2000".
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  2. Gunnar Syren

    Gunnar Syren Stunt Coordinator

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    You might want to rent it just to see how bad it really is. Godzilla 2000 is Academy Award material in comparison. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Glenn Overholt

    Glenn Overholt Producer

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    After a long back order, mine is on the way. Ok, I am taking a chance with it, but I read a review about it just after it came out in Korea and they claimed that it wasn't cheesy or fake in any way. They had really done a great job on it. I'll get back after I've seen it.

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  4. Glenn Overholt

    Glenn Overholt Producer

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    I just got done seeing it and I liked it. I'd put it way above Godzilla 2000 just for the fact that Reptilian isn't in a rubber suit.

    The main characters are all US/Canadian, and the cops, pilots and the thousands of dead bodies are Korean. This thing could kick Godzilla's but in a heartbeat and the plot was out of the ordinary too.

    Glenn
     
  5. John Sparks

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    I too was going to buy it, buy the $17+ at Best Buy was WWWAAAYYY too much. When it drops real low, then I'll get it. I heard it was pretty good! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. Gunnar Syren

    Gunnar Syren Stunt Coordinator

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    I beg to totally disagree. I thought the CGI on Reptilian was atrocious, and I would have preferred a man in a suit over those effects any day.
    If they had gone with a man in a suit they might also have had some money left over to pay for decent actors.
    The plot was out of the ordinary. Well, I guess I would agree with that, but not in a positive way.
    I guess if you preferred the Emmerich/Devlin Godzilla over the Japanese films, then you might like Reptilian. But I wouldn't bet on it...
     

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