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The Island of Dr. Moreau

Original title
The Island of Dr. Moreau
Running time
96 min.
United States United States
Ron Hutchinson, Richard Stanley (Novel: H.G. Wells)
Gary Chang
William A. Fraker
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New Line Cinema
Sci-Fi. Fantasy. Horror
Movie Groups
H.G. Wells Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
Drifting at sea, the only survivor of a plane crash, UN peace negotiator Edward Douglas (David Thewlis) is rescued by a passing vessel and takento an island. The island is the home of the brilliant geneticist Dr Moreau (Marlo Brando), who has sought seclusion there so that he can continue his work unimpeded by the animal rightsmovement. In his search for the perfect human form, Moreau has geneticallyaltered animals and crafted them into intelligent, upright human hybrids. He acts as god to his populace of beast people, controlling them with pain-inducingelectronic implants. But when one of the beast people discovers that the implantscan be removed, rebellion starts.
1996: Razzie Awards: Worst Supp. Actor (Brando). 6 Nominations, including Worst Picture
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