A tourist resort in Africa finds itself at the mercy of a huge man-eating crocodile from a local native legend which the croc is the incarnation of a native god angered by the intrusion of the tourists on its nesting ground. After a new natives are killed and eaten, they naturally blame the tourists and set out to kill them while the survivors try to rally on a boat with the hungry crocodile in the water, and the blood-thirsty natives on land waiting for them.

  1. Sergio Martino

    Director, Writer

  2. George Eastman


  3. Cesare Frugoni


  4. Mara Maryl


  5. Ernesto Gastaldi


Top Billed Cast

  1. Barbara Bach

    Barbara Bach

    Alice Brandt

  2. Claudio Cassinelli

    Claudio Cassinelli

    Daniel Nessel

  3. Mel Ferrer

    Mel Ferrer


  4. Romano Puppo

    Romano Puppo


  5. Fabrizia Castagnoli

    Minou's Mother

Full Cast & Crew

The Great Alligator
The Great Alligator



Original Title Il fiume del grande caimano

Status Released

Release Information

  • November 3, 1979


Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 29m

Budget -

Revenue -



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