The Beast (1996)

Genres - Horror  |   Sub-Genres - Adventure Drama, Creature Film  |   Run Time - 115 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The fishing industry of a small Northwestern coastal town is nearly destroyed when a mysterious giant sea creature takes up residence. Based on a novel by Peter Benchley, the story bears more than passing resemblance to the author's most popular story, Jaws in that a few, including a scientist, learn the terrifying truth and try to convince a skeptical community that they are all in danger should they go too near the water. Once the town believes, it is up to the hero, a lady coast guard officer, and the scientists to stop the beast. This feature originally aired as a two-part miniseries on network television.

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sea-monster, captain [ship], beast, community, creature, fisherman, fishing-village, giant, marine-biology, scientist, small-town, water, Coast-Guard, hunting, Loch-Ness-monster