By Chris Nashawaty
Updated October 01, 2007 at 04:00 AM EDT
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After Jaws turned beaches red and Universal’s coffers green, Hollywood unleashed a wave of man-vs.-beast knockoffs: 1976’s Grizzly, 1978’s Piranha, and this cult gem written by a young John Sayles. Clever, funny, and wonderfully bloody, Alligator stars Robert Forster as a gruff Chicago cop joking about his hair plugs, pitching woo to a sexy herpetologist (Robin Riker), and hunting a ravenous reptile as big as a Cadillac in the Windy City sewers. EXTRAS include a commentary by Forster and director Lewis Teague and a sit-down with Sayles, whose B movie deserves an…A-

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