The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) (3/4)

Island of Dr. Moreau, The

This remake of the 1977 film stars Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer, and Dragonheart's David Thewlis. Set in the year 2010, Dr. Moreau (Brando) has successfully combined human and animal DNA to make a crossbreed animal. Well, as usual, something goes wrong and David Thewlis must try to stop it before it is too late. Originally rated R, but cut by Frankenheimer to allow "a wider audience".

When everything goes bust, Val Kilmer gives the best Brando imitation on film.

Directed by: John Frankenheimer
The cast includes: David Thewlis (Edward Douglas), Marlon Brando (Dr. Moreau), Val Kilmer (Montgomery)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 96 minutes
Presented in: Color
Related titles: Island of Lost Souls (1933)
Related categories: Medical, Nature Runs Amok

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