Angus (Rufus Sewell) and Lillie (Carla Gugino) run a travelling carnival. While travelling the Irish countryside, they give a ride to an old sailor who in turn invites them into his castle to see his most prized possession--a live mermaid kept in a tank (Rya Kihlstadt). Knowing they can make a fortune off of the fabled half-fish, half-woman creature, Angus steals her for his show and loads her on a boat to sail to America. Little does he know, the mermaid masks a horror that will not show its face until he and his crew are far from shore. SHE CREATURE first appeared on Cinemax as part of the CREATURE FEATURES series, which remakes several 1950s monster films from Samuel L. Arkoff's American International Pictures.
Pros: a temptingly naked mermaid and a delicious monster Cons: well, it's a monster flick The Bottom Line: just a good old monster movie Yum! When you can start out that way, what could be better? The ending of course a highly imaginative creature with wonderful scales, great claws, one morbid head piece and award winning dentures rounds out this surprisingly good monster … more