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Lake Placid (movie)

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Lake Placid
Directed bySteve Miner
Written byDavid E. Kelley
Produced byDavid E. Kelley
Michael Pressman
Peter Bogart
StarringBill Pullman
Bridget Fonda
Oliver Platt
Brendan Gleeson
Betty White
Meredith Salenger
Mariska Hargitay
CinematographyDaryn Okada
Edited byPaul Hirsch
Marshall Harvey
Music byJohn Ottman
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
July 16, 1999
Running time
82 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$27 million[1]
Box office$56,870,414[1]

Lake Placid is a 1999 American monster horror comedy movie. It was directed by Steve Miner and was produced by David E. Kelley, Michael Pressman, and Peter Bogart. Lake Placid was released on July 16, 1999. The movie is about a giant, 30-foot (9.1 m) long man-eating crocodile which terrorizes the fictional Black Lake, Maine, United States. Most of the movie was shot in British Columbia, Canada.[2] The movie was financially successful at the box office and it spawned three made-for-television sequels.

The movie gained mixed reviews from critics and holds a 40% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[3] Movie critic Roger Ebert described the movie as "completely wrong-headed from beginning to end".[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Lake Placid". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2015-02-07.
  2. "Lake Placid - Filming Locations". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2015-02-07.
  3. "Lake Placid". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2015-02-07.
  4. "Lake Placid". Roger Ebert. Retrieved 2015-02-07.

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