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Razorback Details


Before he directed the cult classic (1986), music video creator Russell Mulcahy adapted this stylish, tongue-in-cheek horror film from the novel by Peter Brennan. Gregory Harrison stars as Carl Winters, a grief-stricken American husband who has come to a remote corner of Australia to seek answers in the death of his wife, a TV journalist who was investigating a story on kangaroo poaching. Carl meets Jake Cullen (Bill Kerr), a man obsessed with hunting down what he says is an enormous razorback boar that consumed his grandson. Although he was acquitted, most of the locals believe that Jake murdered the boy himself and invented the crazy story about a giant pig. Jake tells Carl that he believes the razorback is also responsible for his wife's death. At first skeptical, Carl becomes a believer when he encounters the beast. He and Jake track it to a dog food processing plant, where the owners are illegally butchering kangaroos for industrial use. The factory operators are also feeding the dog food to the gigantic razorback, increasing its size and carnivorous appetite. Joined by farmer Sarah Cameron (Arkie Whiteley), Carl and Jake set out to kill the powerful mutant. ~ Karl Williams, Rovi


Gregory Harrison
as Carl Winters
Arkie Whiteley
as Sarah Cameron
Bill Kerr
as Jake Cullen
Chris Haywood
as Benny Baker
David Argue
as Dicko Baker
Judy Morris
as Beth Winters
John Howard
as Danny
John Ewart
as Turner
Don Smith
as Wallace
Mervyn Drake
as Andy
Redmond Phillips
as Magistrate
Alan Beecher
as Counsel
Beth Child
as Louise Cullen
Peter Boswell
as Wagstaff
Jinx Lootens
as Female Newscaster
Don Lane
as Himself
Chris Hession
as TV Cowboy


Russell Mulcahy
Hal McElroy
Everett de Roche
Dean Semler
Neil Angwin
Art Director
Nicholas McCallum
Art Director
Tim Sanders
Associate Producer
Helen Hooper
Costume Designer
Stuart Freeman
First Assistant Director
Arch Nicholson
Second Unit Director