‘One experiment you don’t want to go wrong…’
KillerSaurus is a 2015 British science fiction horror film in which a desperate scientist has to recreate a full size Tyrannosaurus Rex. Also known as Killersaurus and Killer/Saurus
Written and directed by Steve Lawson (Nocturnal Activity; Survival Instinct).
The Creativ Studios production stars Julian Boote (Evil Souls; Deadtime; Dead Room), Adam Collins, Helen Crevel (Survival Instinct), Steven Dolton (Zombie Undead; Devil’s Tower), Vicki Glover (Cleaver: Rise of the Killer Clown; Bikini Girls v Dinosaurs) and Kenton Hall (Valley of the Witch; Theatre of Fear; The Amityville Asylum).
When a scientist runs short of funding for his life-saving medical Bio-Printing research, he accepts an offer of investment from a shadowy military organisation. In return, he is forced to use his technology to create the ultimate battlefield weapon – a full size Tyrannosaurus Rex.
After a horrific accident in which the dinosaur massacres his research team, the scientist shuts down the project. However, his investors demand results and it can only be a matter of time before the deadly T-Rex is unleashed upon the world…
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Despite the lack of puppet-on-the-loose action, Killer/Saurus is a fun little sci-fi/horror picture with some appealing performances from its cast and a solid awareness of its limitations. It’s played completely straight when many such microbudget fancies would descend into silliness or spoofery.” MJ Simpson
“For a supposed “Killer”saurus, he sure does like to tease us. Honestly, about a third of this film is a dinosaur looking at a man. Talking about teasing, why not just give us the expected “Jed’s dead.” line you’ve been hinting at since about minute five? Painful throughout, but some of that dialogue tickles while it smarts.” Jim Drew
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“We get to see a fair bit of the T-Rex. It’s a puppet of some sort, not CGI for a change. It’s a value judgment whether you prefer its limited mobility to it looking like a bad cartoon character […] this is one for low, hell, microbudget fans. Go in expecting something resembling a silly B movie from VHS days, and you should be happy with KillerSaurus.” Voices from the Balcony
“My main criticism of the film is its rigidity and lack of playfulness. It’s a crazy concept, but it doesn’t really embrace it, instead veering towards a dramatic narrative which seems a little misplaced. As it stands, while KillerSaurus should be commended for its low budget achievements, there is a feeling it could have been so much better.” Zombie Hamster