The Island of Dr. Moreau

Continuity mistake: Montgomery's shirt, when he is ripping pages out of a book, is blue. However, when Azazello takes the gun from his hunting vest, his shirt is white.

Continuity mistake: When Douglas is first walking through the creature settlement, his shirt sleeves are rolled up. In the next shot from the same scene, his sleeves have gone down.

Visible crew/equipment: The shadow of the cameraman is visible as the camera is changing views of Edward while he is thinking of how to kill the other animals.


Trivia: During filming, Val Kilmer became so difficult to work with, that after his final scene was filmed, director John Frankenheimer ordered his crew to "get that bastard off my set."


Hyena-Swine: Tell me, why you make the pain, if we are your children.

Sayer of the Law: To go on two legs is very hard. Perhaps four is better, anyway.

Dr. Moreau: I have seen the devil in my microscope, and I have chained him.

More quotes from The Island of Dr. Moreau


Question: When Montgomery is giving injections to the beast people, he tells Douglas that the injections prevent them from retrogressing. What would they have retrogressed into?

Chosen answer: The animals they had been before receiving Dr. Moreau's treatments.

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Question: What did Dr. Moreau hope to accomplish by turning all of the animals into humans?

Chosen answer: Science. More specifically, to prove that it could be done.

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Answer: I don't know which movie version you're referring to, but in the 1977 film, he stated by controlling and manipulating the genetic code, he could remove all the defects from humans. No more mental or physical handicaps. No inherent genes passed from generation to generation. No dwarfism, blind or deafness.

Thank you. And I was referring to this version.


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