From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Tintorera (1977, UK/Mexico) is a Eco-Terror film directed by René Cardona Jr.


Main Details

  • Released in 1977 | Color
  • Running Time: 126 min | UK: 89 min | USA: 85 min
  • Production Co: Conacite Uno | Hemdale | Productora Filmica Real
  • Distribution Co: United Film Distribution Company (UFDC) (1978) (USA) (theatrical) | Danton Films (1978) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Directed by René Cardona Jr.
  • Written by Ramón Bravo, René Cardona Jr.
  • Starring Susan George, Hugo Stiglitz, Andrés García, Fiona Lewis, Eleazar García, Roberto Guzmán, Jennifer Ashley
  • Produced by Gerald Green
  • Original Music by Basil Poledouris
  • Cinematography by Ramón Bravo, León Sánchez
  • Film Editing by Earle Herdan, Peter Zinner

Also Known As

  • ¡Tintorera! (UK) (original title) | Tintorera (Finland / Italy) | Le monstre aux dents d'acier (France) (video title) | Les dents d'acier (France) | O dolofonos karharias (Greece) (video title) | Tigerhajarna - havets marodörer (Sweden) | Tintorera - Lo squalo che uccide (Italy) (poster title) | Tintorera - Meeresungeheuer greifen an (Germany) | Tintorera - Sessiz ölüm (Turkey) (Turkish title) | Tintorera - The Silent Death (undefined) | Tintorera - du sang dans la mer (France) | Tintorera... Bloody Waters (UK) (new title) | Tintorera... Tiger Shark (USA) (video title) | Tintorera: Killer Shark (USA) | Tintorera: Sta koftera dontia tou karharia (Greece)


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