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Humongous (1982)

by Scott in 1980's

[6] A group of teens crash a boat on a small island where they’re terrorized by a deformed giant, the product of a rape whose isolationist mother taught him to fear the outside world. Humongous borrows heavily from Friday the 13th and other horror touchstones, but director Paul Lynch (Prom Night) manages to make the storytelling feel somewhat fresh through surprisingly good staging and camera …

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