The Great Alligator River

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The Great Alligator River
The Great Alligator River.jpg
Italian theatrical release poster
Directed by Sergio Martino
Produced by Luciano Martino
Music by Stelvio Cipriani
Cinematography Giancarlo Ferrando
Release date
  • November 3, 1979 (1979-11-03) (Italy)
Running time
90 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

The Great Alligator River, originally Il fiume del grande caimano and also known as Alligators, Caiman, Big Alligator River and The Big Caimano River, is a 1979 Italian adventure film directed by Sergio Martino.[1][2]

Filming took place during the summer of 1979 in Sri Lanka and Italy, and began on June 3; filming was originally slated to start on May 20.[3]

The film was reviewed on RedLetterMedia's "Best of the Worst" show for its Christmas 2016 episode (via a DVD titled Alligator).[4]



  1. ^ Seeßlen/Jung. Horror - Geschichte und Mythologie des Horrorfilms. Marburg 2006.
  2. ^ Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876059350. 
  3. ^ 1979 Archives. Variety.
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