In 1999, Lake Placid chomped its way into cinemas. The movie – a horror film about a 30-foot crocodile – starred Bill Pullman and Betty White, and was a mild hit at the box office.
Due to the loyal following of the movie, Lake Placid spawned a series of TV/direct-to-video sequels. The sequels furthered the story, and offered more blood-thirsty action.
But how many Lake Placid movies are there? Well, if this is a question that keeps you awake at night, then this is the post for you. Below you will find details about the series, including a list of all the movies.
What is the order of the Lake Placid movies?
To date, there are six entries in the Lake Placid movie series. The films include:
- Lake Placid (1999)
- Lake Placid 2 (2007)
- Lake Placid 3 (2010)
- Lake Placid: The Final Chapter (2012)
- Lake Placid vs. Anaconda (2015)*
- Lake Placid: Legacy (2018)
*Note: The fifth entry in the series is a crossover with the Anaconda movie series. A series of horror films about human-eating anacondas.
Are the Lake Placid movies part of the same series?
The Lake Placid movies are all part of the same series, although they largely focus on a different cast of characters with each new entry.
Are the Lake Placid movies the work of the same director?
The Lake Placid movies are the work of multiple directors. Steve Miner directed Lake Placid, while David Flores directed Lake Placid 2, and Griff Furst directed Lake Placid 3. Don Michael Paul directed Lake Placid: The Final Chapter, A.B. Stone directed Lake Placid vs. Anaconda, and Darrell Roodt directed Lake Placid: Legacy.
Who are the cast of the Lake Placid movies?
Notable cast members in the Lake Placid movie series include Bill Pullman, Bridget Fonda, Oliver Platt, Brendan Gleeson, Betty White, John Schneider, Cloris Leachman, Yancy Butler, Michael Ironside, Roxanne Pallett, Robert Englund, and Corin Nemec.
What is the best Lake Placid movie?
According to IMDb, the Lake Placid movies are ranked from best to least-best as follows:
- Lake Placid (1999) – 5.7/10
- Lake Placid: The Final Chapter (2012) – 3.6/10
- Lake Placid: Legacy (2018) – 3.5/10
- Lake Placid 3 (2010) – 3.3/10
- Lake Placid 2 (2007) – 3.2/10
- Lake Placid vs. Anaconda (2015) – 3.2/10
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