The Great Alligator River

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The Great Alligator River
The Great Alligator River.jpg
Italian theatrical release poster
Directed bySergio Martino
Produced byLuciano Martino
Music byStelvio Cipriani
CinematographyGiancarlo Ferrando
Distributed byMedusa Distribuzione
Release date
  • 3 November 1979 (1979-11-03) (Italy)
Running time
90 minutes

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 3 June; filming was originally slated to start on 20 May.[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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