“Lake Placid” is a 1999 horror-comedy movie directed by Steve Miner. It stars Bill Pullman, Bridget Fonda, and Oliver Platt in lead roles.
Synopsis: The movie is about a giant man-eating crocodile that terrorizes a group of people who are vacationing near Lake Placid in Maine. The crocodile was previously thought to be a myth until a series of gruesome deaths occur. The group, consisting of a paleontologist, a game warden, a sheriff, and a museum curator, team up to hunt down and capture the crocodile.
Awards: The movie did not receive any major awards or nominations.
Overall, “Lake Placid” received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its humor and performances, while others criticized its lack of scares and suspense. Despite this, the movie was a moderate commercial success, grossing over $56 million worldwide and spawning several sequels.
|Directed by||Steve Miner|
|Produced by||David E. Kelley Michael Pressman Peter Bogart|
|Written by||David E. Kelley|
|Starring||Bill Pullman, Bridget Fonda, Oliver Platt, Brendan Gleeson, Betty White,|
|Music by||John Ottman|
|Edited by||Paul Hirsch Marshall Harvey|
|Fox 2000 Pictures Phoenix Pictures|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
|Release date||July 16, 1999|
|Running time||82 minutes|
|Box office||$56.9 million|