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The Island of Dr. Moreau

The movie The Island of Dr. Moreau was based on the book The Island of Dr. Moreau.

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Movie details for The Island of Dr. Moreau

The movie was released in 1996 and directed by Don Taylor. The Island of Dr. Moreau was produced by MGM (Video & DVD). More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.

Actors on this movie include Burt Lancaster, Michael York, Nigel Davenport, Barbara Carrera, Richard Basehart, Nick Cravat, The Great John L., Bob Ozman, Fumio Demura, Gary Baxley, John Gillespie and David S. Cass Sr..

 

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The Island of Doctor Moreau is a remake of 1932's Island of Lost Souls and, of course, an adaptation of H.G. Wells's classic tale of the dangers of playing God. Shipwreck victim Andrew (Michael York) washes up on a tropical island and is taken in by Dr. M... Read More
The Island of Doctor Moreau is a remake of 1932's Island of Lost Souls and, of course, an adaptation of H.G. Wells's classic tale of the dangers of playing God. Shipwreck victim Andrew (Michael York) washes up on a tropical island and is taken in by Dr. Moreau (Burt Lancaster), who lords over a compound staffed by some distinctly odd-looking servants. Also along for the ride are the mysteriously beautiful Maria, menacing shadows in the jungle, and lots and lots of cages in the House of Pain. While not as eerily creepy as its predecessor, The Island of Doctor Moreau has some fun makeup tricks and a good tiger fight or two, not to mention a thorough discussion of legal nuance by the island's "natives" ("What is the law?" "Not to walk on all fours!"). Definitely a fine afternoon's entertainment. Remade in 1996 with Marlon Brando. --Ali Davis

Book details for The Island of Dr. Moreau

The Island of Dr. Moreau was written by H. G. Wells. The book was published in 1965 by Popular Library. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

H. G. Wells also wrote The Time Machine (2002) and War of the Worlds (2005).

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Yep, Wells is ahead of the pack on biotech fiction, too.
Yep, Wells is ahead of the pack on biotech fiction, too.