¡Tintorera! (1977)

USA, Mexico, UK,
35mm film, colour, 1.85:1
mono, English
Reviewed at The EOFFTV Review

An American/Mexican/British borderline horror film directed by René Cardona Jr.

Plot Summary

A tropical island resort is menaced by tiger .


Directed by: René Cardona Jr
© 1977 by Hemdale Leisure Corporation, Tint-Mex Pictures, Inc., Conacine, S.A.
Hemdale in association with Conacine presents a René Cardona Jr picture
Produced by: Gerald Green
Screenplay: Ramon Bravo, René Cardona Jr
Adapted by: Christina Schuch
From the Novel Tintorera by: Ramon Bravo
Photography: León Sánchez
Underwater Photography: Ramon Bravo
Editing: Peter Zinner, Earle Herdan
Editor: Alfredo Rosas Priego
Music: Basil Poledouris
Production Mixer: Manuel Topete
Make-up: Olga Ruiseko
Hair Dresser: Guadalupe Gorraez
Special Effects: Miguel Vazquez
Set Dresser: Carlos Arjona

Susan George (Gabriella)
Hugo Stiglitz (Stephen)
Andrés García (Miguel)
Fiona Lewis (Patricia)
Jennifer Ashley (Kelly)
Robert Guzman (Colorado)
Laura Lyons (Cynthia)
Pamela Garner (2nd girl)
Erika Carlson (3rd girl)
Manuel Alvarado
Alexander Chianguerotti (presenter)
Charles East [real name: Carlos East]



  • Films Illustrated vol.7 no.73 (September 1977) p.6 – review
  • The Hollywood Reporter vol.242 no.1 (22 June 1976) p.9 – credits, review
  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.44 no.524 (September 1977) p.199 – credits, review
  • Screen International no.110 (22 October 1977) p.70 – credits, review


  • Film Review 1978-79 by F. Maurice Speed p.159
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.400
  • Horror Films of the 1970s by John Kenneth Muir p.513 – credits, note
  • Video Dungeon: The Collected Reviews by Kim Newman p.543-544