Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys – USA, 2014 – reviews

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‘They feed on only one thing only’

Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys – aka Lamprey – is a 2014 American made-for-TV horror feature film produced by The Asylum and directed by James Cullen Bressack (Pernicious; Squeal: Blood Harvest) from a screenplay by Anna Rasmussen and Delondra Williams. 

The movie stars Shannen Doherty, Jason Brooks, Zack Ward, and Christopher Lloyd (Piranha 3D; Piranha 3DD; Dead Before Dawn 3D).

After chomping through the fish population, thousands of starved lampreys begin attacking the citizens of a sleepy lake town, and the community scrambles to stay alive…

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Reviews:

“… there is a freshness to the carnage and a definite yucky vibe watching these slimy little suckers drip out of faucets, slither out of toilets, swarm the swimming pool, latch onto people like vampiric serpents. A fisherman unintentionally ripping out his own eyeball trying to pry off a biting lamprey and a scene of swimmers fleeing the bloody lake waters coated in the blood of hundreds of fish getting slaughtered in a lamprey feeding frenzy are delightfully gory…” Dread Central

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“The story for this one is nothing new. In fact, this story is the same as the 1978 film Piranha. Which is kinda funny since Christopher Lloyd had a role in this one along with the Piranha remake. Finally, the film does have a great deal of on screen kills but the visual effects and CGI are horrible.” Horror Society

Choice dialogue:

Cate: “Nice pet, Michael. Looks like an anus with teeth.”

Rich: “I love the smell of Lampricide in the morning!”

Michael: “A desperate lamprey is a dangerous lamprey.”

Cast and characters:

  • Shannen Doherty … Cate
  • Jason Brooks … Michael
  • Zack Ward … Will
  • Christopher Lloyd … Mayor Akerman
  • Ciara Hanna … Nicole
  • Koosha Yar … Kyle
  • Fred Stoller … Rich
  • Rachel True … Marcy
  • Jeremy Wade … Lamprey Expert
  • Susie Abromeit … Ellen
  • Jody Barton … Jim
  • Nicholas Adam Clark … Alex
  • Mark Christopher Lawrence … Ted
  • Mike Jerome Putnam … Officer Samuels
  • Gerald Webb … Bob

Release:

The film premiered in the US on the Animal Planet channel on May 25, 2014.

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