A cute canine in a film the place the primary villains are hungry alligators? In some other film, the canine would in all probability find yourself gator meals, however not in “Crawl.” Not solely does Sugar — the shaggy terrier star of Alexandre Aja’s movie — survive, he really turns into a key participant within the central household’s wrestle to keep away from being eaten.
Faculty swimmer Haley (Kaya Scodelario) returns to her hometown as a way to guarantee her estranged father Dave (Barry Pepper) is protected as a Class 5 hurricane approaches. There, she finds the cute Sugar, however Dave is rapidly injured by a rising horde of alligators. With assist from Sugar, Haley and Dave are ultimately capable of combat off the gators, ensuing within the uncommon horror film the place not one of the major characters die.
It must also be famous that Haley swims for the College of Florida, house of the Gators. Hah.
It can’t be overstated simply how vital Sugar turns into in “Crawl.” This canine is clearly extraordinarily scared, nevertheless it’s nonetheless loyal sufficient to briefly distract the alligators and play useless so they do not suspect a factor. If there’s any canine that deserves to outlive a horror film, it is Sugar. Though truthfully, all canines ought to be assured security always.