She Creature

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For the 1956 film, see The She Creature.
She Creature
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Directed by Sebastian Gutierrez
Produced by Lou Arkoff
Colleen Camp
Stan Winston
Written by Sebastian Gutierrez
Starring Rufus Sewell
Carla Gugino
Rya Kihlstedt
Jim Piddock
Reno Wilson
Mark Aiken
Music by David Reynolds
Cinematography Thomas L. Callaway
Editing by Daniel Cahn
Country United States
Language English
Release date
  • December 20, 2001 (2001-12-20)
Running time 91 minutes

She Creature (originally billed as Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature) is a 2001 television film starring Rufus Sewell, Carla Gugino and Rya Kihlstedt and directed by Sebastian Gutierrez . It is the first in a series of films made for Cinemax paying tribute to the films of American International Pictures.[1] The films in this tribute series reused the titles of old American International Pictures films, but are not remakes of the earlier films.


Circa 1900, in Ireland, two carnies, Angus Shaw (Rufus Sewell) and his wife Lillian (Carla Gugino), abduct a mermaid (Rya Kihlstedt) and try to smuggle her into the United States. As their ship appears to lose its way, the mermaid begins to show a deadly, carnivorous side.


  • Rufus Sewell as Angus Shaw
  • Carla Gugino as Lillian "Lily" Shaw
  • Jim Piddock as Captain Dunn
  • Reno Wilson as Bailey
  • Mark Aiken as Gifford
  • Fintan McKeown as Skelly
  • Aubrey Morris as Mr. Woolrich
  • Gil Bellows as Miles
  • Rya Kihlstedt as Mermaid
  • Hannah Sim as Queen of the Lair
  • Jon Sklaroff as Russian Eddie
  • David Nott as Cook
  • Dan Hildebrand as Christian
  • Preston Maybank as Navy Captain
  • Brian Sieve as Officer Dixon
  • Matthew Roseman as Officer Jenkins
  • Gabriel Gutierrez as Young O'Donnell
  • Isabella Gutierrez as Miranda



Awards and nominations[edit]

  • Saturn Award (Best Single Television Presentation).
  • Hollywood Makeup Artists and Hair Stylist Guild Award (Best Special Makeup Effects - Television Mini-Series/Movies of the Week).

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