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  • Alligator (1980)

    6.7/10

    R | 1h 31min | Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi

    Published Wed., June 06, 2018

  • Alligator (1980) Release Dates

  • In Theaters: March 04, 2016
  • DVD: May 01, 2016

Alligator (1980) Plot & Synopsis

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Starring Kane Hodder, Buckley Norris, Robert Hammond, Simmy Bow, Robert Forster

Directed by Lewis Teague

Synopsis: Ramon the alligator is flushed down the toilet as a baby and grows into a gargantuan monster by eating the corpses of laboratory animals who have undergone dubious hormone experiments, thus providing all the ecological and social subtext that one could possibly wish for, even if one doesn’t normally go for films about giant alligators eating people left, right, and center—which is the inevitable and tragic result of Ramon’s decision that the outside world looks rather more interesting than the sewers….

Tagline: Beneath Those Manholes, A Man-Eater Is Waiting ...

Synopsis: Ramon the alligator is flushed down the toilet as a baby and grows into a gargantuan monster by eating the corpses of laboratory animals who have undergone dubious hormone experiments, thus providing all the ecological and social subtext that one could possibly wish for, even if one doesn't normally go for films about giant alligators eating people left, right, and center--which is the inevitable and tragic result of Ramon's decision that the outside world looks rather more interesting than the sewers....

Tagline: Beneath Those Manholes, A Man-Eater Is Waiting ...

Storyline: A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded laboratory rats injected with growth hormones. The small reptile grows gigantic, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage.

  • Alligator (1980) Movie Details

  • Directors: Lewis Teague
  • Writers: John Sayles, Frank Ray Perilli
  • Cast: Kane Hodder, Buckley Norris, Robert Hammond, Simmy Bow, Robert Forster, John F. Goff, Micole Mercurio, Harold Greene, Sydney Lassick, Perry Lang, Barry Chase, Philip Luther, Michael V. Gazzo, Charles R. Penland, Angel Tompkins, Patti Jerome, Anita Keith, James Ingersoll, Leslie Brown, Michael Misita, John Lisbon Wood, Dean Jagger, Tom Kindle, Jim Alquist, Sue Lyon, Jim Brockett, Margie Platt, Jim Boeke, Pat Petersen, Gloria Morrison
  • Genres: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
  • Producers: Robert S. Bremson, Brandon Chase, Tom Jacobson, Mark L. Rosen
  • Musicians: Craig Huxley
  • Cinematographers: Joseph Mangine
  • Editors: Larry Bock, Ron Medico
  • Runtime: 91 min / 1h 31min
  • Year: 1980
  • MPAA Rating: R
  • Oscars: 0
  • Awards: 0
  • Nominations: 2
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