THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU (Theatrical Release USA 1977)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.7|5.0 Starsììì

The Island of Dr. Moreau—odd, non-traditional story, with actors that seem to have a difficult time fitting to their characters—works on the edge of weird. While Burt Lancaster is an interesting actor to choose for this film, it is Michael York that comes off as the strongest actor. The movie does not particularly enthrall or entertain. It is average.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


A shipwrecked man discovers a mad scientist on his island.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Don Taylor for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Samuel Z. Arkoff and Sandy Howard for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: (Richard Basehart), Dr. Paul Moreau (Burt Lancaster), Andrew Braddock (Michael York), Montgomery (Nigel Davenport), Maria (Barbara Carrera), Sayer of the Law (Richard Baseheart), M’Ling (Nick Cravat), Hyena Man (Fumio Demura), Lionman (Gary Baxley), Bearman (David Cass), and Tigerman (John Gillespie).

Buy a ticket
? Yes? No? Maybe?

Maybe. More interesting science fiction films can be found than this one such as Planet of the Apes (1968).

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