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Tentacles WOOf! Tentacoli 1977 (PG)

Cheesy Italian version of “Jaws” lacking only the suspense and cogent storytelling. Huston slums as the investigator charged with finding the octopus gone mad, while Fonda collects check and makes a quick exit. Hopkins is in charge of the killer whales that save the day. You'll cheer when Winters is devoured by sea pest. From the director of an “Exorcist” rip-off, “Beyond the Door” (that's not a recommendation). 90m/C VHS, DVD . IT John Huston, Shelley Winters, Bo Hopkins, Henry Fonda, Cesare Danova, Delia Boccardo, Alan Boyd, Claude Akins; D: Ovidio G. Assonitis; W: Steven W. Carabatsos, Tito Carpi, Sonia Molteni; C: Roberto D'Ettorre Piazzoli; M: Stelvio Cipriani.