On a island in the South Pacific, Dr. Moreau has used the key of science to unlock the gates of hell... Val Kilmer, David Thewlis, Fairuza Balk and AcademyAward-winner Marlon Brando star in this fantastic sci-fi thriller on the best-selling novel by H.G. Wells. Stan Winston's Creature Workshop creates the frighteningly real special effects. Dr. Moreau is a brilliant geneticist on the brink of superseding evolution. When a U.N diplomat visits Moreau's island laboratory, he uncovers fantastic but brutal experiments turning animal life forms into human-like beasts. As Moreau and his assistant race towards their barbaric goal of creating the perfect life form - the beasts revolt - threatening not only the island but ultimately all mankind!