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Roar (1981) Rerelease 
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Post Roar (1981) Rerelease
I came across this article about this bonkers movie from the 80s with Melanie Griffith living with a pride of lions and tigers in her house being given a limited release in April in theater and vod.


It was even more interesting to read the casualties list of the 70+ on set injuries from big cat attacks on cast and crew. My stomach cringes just watching the trailer.


There is a background interview with Tippi Hedren which this movie was dream project of hers and amazing photos of their real life pet lion they treated like a domestic cat they allowed to lounge around their house and sleep in their daughter's bed.


Tue Mar 10, 2015 6:09 pm

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Ah, interesting. I remember that, when I was at school, we got free tickets from the local cinema for this film and that my 10ish-year old self really didn't like the movie. It got its zoology all mixed up, you see, and I was very particular about a correct depiction of great felines on screen.

I don't remember anything else about the film, but it's probably not worth watching if it's not memorable for a ten year old with an affinity for predatory animals.

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The Japanese poster is all kind of great. And somehow it's a hit over there too.


Wed Aug 05, 2015 7:12 am
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This is very cool. I've wanted to see this for a long time. It probably won't make it up my way, but there's always DVD.

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