Filmed in 1980 under the title THE RED TIDE, this inept JAWS ripoff was finally released in 1982, then promptly forgotten. Gorgeous Greek locations lured several major stars to appear. Deborah Shelton is an American artist who becomes fascinated with ancient Greek rites in which young
virgins were sacrificed to a sea monster. Of course, the creature--a rubber monster that has been snoozing in an undersea grotto all these centuries--is awakened after American treasure hunter James Earl Jones sets off some explosions, and the grouchy ancient demon wreaks havoc on modern-day
Greece. To keep the viewer's attention, the film features lots of deaths, plenty of nubile, bi...