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Fierce Creatures

In deze opvolger van "A Fish called Wanda" stelt falende dierentuineigenaar Mc Cain nieuwe manager Rollo aan, die een "alleen-gevaarlijke-dierenbeleid" invoert

In deze opvolger van “A Fish called Wanda” stelt falende dierentuineigenaar Mc Cain nieuwe manager Rollo aan, die een “alleen-gevaarlijke-dierenbeleid” invoert

Fierce Creatures (1997) Comedy | 93min | 6 March 1997 (Netherlands) 6.4
Director: Fred Schepisi, Robert YoungWriter: John Cleese, Iain JohnstoneStars: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin KlineSummary: A massive corporate conglomerate, Octopus, Inc., run by a shrewd and cruel tycoon named Rod McCain (Kevin Kline), purchases a U.K.-based leisure company, and also the failing London Marwood Zoo. To bring more business to the zoo, Octopus hires a new manager, Rollo Lee (John Cleese), who promptly comes up with a way to increase profits - do away with all of the animals except for the ferocious ones. This new Fierce Creatures Policy shocks the Marwood zookeepers, led by the unendingly talkative Adrian "Bugsy" Malone (Sir Michael Palin). Eventually, Rod McCain's son Vince McCain (Kevin Kline), along with the up-and-coming business executive Willa Weston (Jamie Lee Curtis), take control of the zoo and revoke the Fierce Creatures Policy. Vince instead comes up with many under-handed and vicious schemes to attract customers - unauthorized celebrity endorsements, shoddy, overpriced zoo merchandise, and using robotic animals instead of real ones. However, Vince is also stealing from the zoo's... Written by Josh Martin <jmartin@netarrant.net>

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