Fierce Creatures


1h 33m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A small, idyllic English zoo is taken over by Octopus, a large multi-national corporation whose hard-nosed chief executive attempts to tame the zoo keepers and change the zoo. He sends his marketing genius son and a female customer relations executive to the zoo to try to find a way to make it more

Film Details

Also Known As
Criaturas feroces, Otäcka odjur
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Sequel
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

A small, idyllic English zoo is taken over by Octopus, a large multi-national corporation whose hard-nosed chief executive attempts to tame the zoo keepers and change the zoo. He sends his marketing genius son and a female customer relations executive to the zoo to try to find a way to make it more profitable. Gradually, however, they become charmed by the care and devotion of the animal keepers.

Crew

Steve Abbott

Executive Producer

David Allday

Art Director

John Allenby

Property Master

George L Andrews

Driver

Joshua Andrews

Stand-In

David Appleby

Photography

Martin Asbury

Storyboard Artist

Johnny Ash

Electrician

Riky Ash

Stunts

Clare Awdry

Assistant Director

Ian Baker

Dp/Cinematographer

Ian Baker

Director Of Photography

Ray Barrett

Construction Coordinator

Scotty Bates

Office Runner

Penny Bell

Makeup Artist

Jonathan Benson

Assistant Director

Adrian Biddle

Director Of Photography

Adrian Biddle

Dp/Cinematographer

Neil Binney

Camera Operator

Brian Blamey

Foley Editor

Richard Blanshard

Photography

Mike Bleach

Boom Operator

Martin Bloye

Other

Ashley Bond

Other

David Boys

Art Department

Judy Britten

Assistant Production Coordinator

Jeremy Brookner

Video Assist/Playback

Rona Brown

Animal Services

Peter Browne

Production

Colin Burgess

Propman

Jo Burn

Production Coordinator

Barry Cameron

Electrician

Tricia Cameron

Hairdresser

Patricia Carr

Coproducer

Gilly Case

Location Manager

Gary Chaisty

Electrician

Stephen Challoner

Carpenter

Mike Chambers

Electrician

Simone Chin

Assistant

Claire Chrysler

Stand-In

Wesley Clark

Assistant

Robert Clarke

Other

Roy Clarke

Driver

Steve A Clarke

Puppeteer

John Cleese

Screenplay

John Cleese

Producer

Jim Clubb

Animal Trainer

John Coleman

Driver

Abbi Collins

Stunts

Naomi Conran

Production Assistant

Susie Cornwell

Assistant

Kevin Costner

Special Thanks To

Simon Crane

Stunt Coordinator

Sophie Dasic

Assistant Production Accountant

John Davey

Other

Kevin Day

Gaffer

Stephen Dobric

Other

Tim Dodd

Other

Gary Donoghue

Best Boy

Don Dossett

Other

Julia Duff

Casting Associate

John Dyer

Production

Carol Eastwood

Construction

John Eccleston

Accounting Assistant

Jamie Edgell

Stunts

Belinda Edwards

Production

Alyce Faye Eichelberger

Medic

Martin Eichelberger

Assistant

Paul Engelen

Makeup Artist

Mike Evans

Other

Perry Evans

Gaffer

Niamh Fagan

Assistant Editor

John Flemming

Grip

Antony Ford

Assistant Director

Graham Fordham

Driver

Mark Foster

Wardrobe Supervisor

Sean Garrison

Stand-In

Barry Gates

Propman

Robert Gibson

Editor

Samantha Glen

Accountant

William Goldman

Special Thanks To

Jerry Goldsmith

Music

Nicholas Grace

Assistant

Sally Grace

Dialogue Coach

Karen Granger

Production

Adam Green

Assistant Editor

Hilary Haines

Hairdresser

Ken Hall

Music Editor

Jamie Lee Hambro

Special Thanks To

Barbara Harley

Production Coordinator

Kevin Harris

Carpenter

Simon Harris

Assistant Editor

Graham V Hartstone

Rerecording

Donal Heath

Office Runner

Rob Hill

Propman

Joe Hobbs

Wardrobe Assistant

John Hollywood

Driver

Kerry Holmes

Wardrobe Assistant

Kevin Holt

Assistant Editor

Max Hoskins

Adr Editor

Anna Houghton

Wardrobe Assistant

Michael Howes

Animal Trainer

Peter Howitt

Set Decorator

Brian Humphrey

Propman

Adrian Jacobs

Production Assistant

Jan Jamison

Hairdresser

Sir Antony Jay

Special Thanks To

Paul Jennings

Stunts

Priscilla John

Casting

Iain Johnstone

Screenplay

Gerry Jones

Hairdresser

William Todd Jones

Puppeteer

Lesley Keane

Assistant Production Coordinator

Stuart Kearns

Art Department

Wanda Kelley

Makeup Artist

Dickie Lee

Grip

Nicolas Lemesurier

Sound Dubbing

Melvin Lind

Assistant Director

Claire Litchfield

Other

Steve Martin

Special Thanks To

John Maskall

Camera Operator

Sean Mccabe

Stunts

Kevin Mccarthy

Other

Stephen Mcdonald

Propman

Callum Mcdougall

Unit Production Manager

Andrew Mcewan

Assistant

Roy Mcintyre

Other

Stephenie Mcmillan

Set Decorator

Colin Miller

Sound Editor

Lester Mills

Wardrobe Assistant

Ossie Mills

Best Boy

Guy Minoli

Electrician

Amanda Montgomery

Assistant

Ian Morgan

Sound Editor

Allan Moss

Visual Effects

Chris Munro

Sound Mixer

Roger Murray-leach

Production Designer

Rachel Neale

Location Manager

Robert Neill

Other

Maurice Newsome

Driver

Kim Norris

Negative Cutting

Roy O'connor

Propman

Frank Oz

Special Thanks To

Michael Palin

Other

Chris Palmer

Other

John Palmer

Camera Operator

Gerry Paris

Stand-In

Debbie Peterson

Propman

Hazel Pethig

Costume Designer

Andreas Petrides

Stunts

Maggie Phelan

Production Accountant

Kevin Phipps

Art Director

Victoria Pike

Other

Frank Pittman

Special Thanks To

Gary Powell

Stunts

Greg Powell

Stunt Coordinator

Kenneth Price

Stand-In

Richard Pryke

Sound Dubbing

Paul Purdy

Propman

Caroline Quilter

Other

Amy Quince

Other

June Randall

Script Supervisor

Neil Ravan

Unit Production Manager

Brian Read

Set Decorator

Cornelius Restall

Other

Mark Reynolds

Propman

Mark Richards

Driver

John Roberts

Other

Ian Robinson

Film Lab

Tim Rose

Puppeteer

Theodore Roszak

Special Thanks To

Paul Rowe

Electrician

Alexander Rutterford

Graphic Artist

Guy Saad

Animal Trainer

Jan Saad

Animal Trainer

Gabriela Sabatini

Special Thanks To

Andy Sargent

Special Thanks To

Sidney Sax

Music Contractor

Tom Sayers

Adr Editor

Peter Scott

Consultant

Richard Seal

Electrician

Michael Shamberg

Producer

Madlin Sheerman

Production Assistant

Lee Sheward

Stunts

Martyn Sisson

Production Assistant

Derek Smith

Other

Harry Smith

Driver

Tracey Smith

Hairdresser

Mark Southworth

Stunts

Chris Speller

Driver

Bruce Springsteen

Song

Bruce Springsteen

Special Thanks To

Anna Stacey

Stunts

Mike Stainer

Grader

Bill Stark

Property Master

Roy Stevens

Assistant Director

Graham Stickley

Propman

Will Stickley

Carpenter

Emma Stokes

Stand-In

Fraser Taggart

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
Criaturas feroces, Otäcka odjur
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Sequel
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter January 24, 1997

Released in United States on Video July 1, 1997

Additional photography took place in August 1996 under the direction of Fred Schepisi.

Completed shooting August 1995.

Began shooting May 15, 1995.

Released in United States Winter January 24, 1997

Released in United States on Video July 1, 1997