READ MORE: Drafthouse Films Acquires ’80s Cult Classic ‘Roar,’ Plans Theatrical Release
If you’ve ever wanted to watch an absurd amount of lion vs. human hijinks, you’re in luck. In 1981, a ridiculous film by the name of “Roar” was released in Australia, and now it’s making its (long overdue?) re-release in the U.S.
The tagline for the film is “There’s never been a film like “Roar.” And there never will be again!” It’s lived up to that for over 20 years. The film has a simple but horrifyingly oddball premise: lions terrorize the inhabitants of a small town. Judging from the trailer, it’s a crazy dose of lion shenanigans.
“Roar” lunges back into theaters on April 17. The film is directed by Noel Marshall, and stars Tippi Hedren of “The Birds.”