BLOOD LAKE: ATTACK OF THE KILLER LAMPREYS (2014) Reviews and free to watch online

 

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‘They feed on only one thing only’

Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys is a 2014 American comedic horror film about thousands of fish that attack the citizens of a small town.

Directed by James Cullen Bressack (Blood Craft; Deadly Reunion; Bethany; Pernicious) from a screenplay written by Anna Rasmussen and Delondra Williams. 

The Asylum-Tiki Terrors co-production stars Shannen Doherty, Jason Brooks, Zack Ward and Christopher Lloyd (Piranha 3D; Piranha 3DD; Dead Before Dawn 3D).

blood lake 2014Plot:

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 [click links to read more]:

Blood Lake is a basic, yet functional family fright film.  But in being so patently rote and broadly bland, it misses out on having any bite, wit, or snap that can otherwise make a mediocre monster movie moderately charming. Blood Lake is too tame for horror fans, too drab for younger crowds, and too sappy even for parents to watch with savvy kids who know better.” Culture Crypt

“… 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.” Dread Central

movies-blood-lake-attach-of-the-killer-lampreys-still-1“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

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” …Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys is incredibly CG-heavy. Some of which works and some of which doesn’t – sadly there are a number of gory scenes that are rendered laughable by poor CGI, which even proliferates the film when they’re not really needed […] But hey-ho, you know what you’re getting with a production from The Asylum: low budgets, excessive CGI, ridiculous plots, cheesy scripts… and a whole heap of fun!” Nerdly

Choice dialogue:

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

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

Cast and characters:

Shannen Doherty … Cate Parker
Jason Brooks … Michael Parker
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

Filming locations:

Long Beach, California, USA
Los Angeles County, California, USA
Santa Clarita, California, USA

Technical details:

87 minutes
Audio: Dolby Digital
Aspect ratio: 16:9 HD

Release:

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

Alternate title:

Lamprey

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