Killer alligator have emerged from the sewers — the title does not lie — to attack a small Louisiana town that only has their sheriff, an alligator expert and an old gator hunter to protect them from the vilest of scaly critters.
The synopsis of this movie claims that alligators “are coming out of the sewers, they are coming for you, they are coming for your children, they are coming for your grandmother.” You have to appreciate that level of honesty.
Director and writer Paul Dale, who has also made the movies Chosen, Silent but Deadly (a mime slasher) and Fast Food & Cigarettes, has about an hour to tell this story, as well as appear in the cast. Perhaps the best known actor in this is Manon Pages, who has been in The Purge TV series, Puragtory Road and several of Dale’s other films.
This film certainly doesn’t take itself seriously and boasts not only CGI gators, but a gator autopsy that’s a small scale version of the scene in Jaws. It’s not the best gator movie you’ve ever seen, but it might be the best one I’ve seen in 2022.
Sewer Gators is available on VOD, DVD, Blu-Ray and collectible VHS on June 3 from the official BY THE HORNS site.