Lake Placid(Movie, 1999)

| 1h 22min | Genres: Horror, Comedy, Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Lake PlacidRating: 2.8/5 (with 243 votes)
Lake Placid is a 1999 American monster horror action film written by David E. Kelley and directed by Steve Miner. It is the first installment in the Lake Placid franchise. It stars Bill Pullman, Bridget Fonda, Oliver Platt, Brendan Gleeson, Betty White, Meredith Salenger and Mariska Hargitay. The plot revolves around a giant, 30-foot-long monstrous saltwater crocodile which terrorizes the fictional location of Black Lake, Maine, United States, and also follows a dysfunctional group who attempt to capture or kill the beast. The film was produced by Fox 2000 Pictures and Stan Winston Studios (which did the special effects for the creat... ()
Movie poster of Lake Placid

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About Lake Placid

When a man is eaten alive by an unknown creature, the local Game Warden teams up with a paleontologist from New York to find the beast. Add to the mix an eccentric philanthropist with a penchant for "Crocs", and here we go! This quiet, remote lake is suddenly the focus of an intense search for a crocodile with a taste for live animals...and people!

Trailer for Lake Placid + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Trailer 1(Trailer, 0:31)

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Maine
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 21 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 07/16/1999 (World premiere: 07/15/1999)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"El cocodrilo"
"Lac Placid"
"Lake Placid - Der Schrecken aus der Tiefe"
"Lake Placid - tappaja syvyyksistä"
"To mystiko tis mavris limnis"
"Το μυστικό της μαύρης λίμνης"
"Jezero straha"
"U.M.A/Lake Placid"
"El cocodrilo"
"El cocodrilo"
"O Lago"
"Monstrul din Lake Placid"
"Strah iz dubine"
"Kara Göl"
"Лейк Плесід: Озеро страху"
"Озеро страху"
"Lake Placid 1"
"El cocodrilo"

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