You need to see this hilariously bad CGI alligator

Bad CGI Gator
(Image credit: Full Moon/Future)

There's been some pretty fierce debate raging online about the use (or overuse) of CGI in cinema recently. The likes of Marvel have been accused of an over-reliance on visual effects, with even the most seemingly innocuous scenes littered with the stuff. But here's one movie that's hilariously embracing terrible VFX – right down to the title.

Bad CGI Gator features, yep, a badly rendered alligator. "Six college grads on Spring Break get a cabin in the swamplands of Georgia," reads the official synopsis. "Once there, they decide to throw their school laptops in a backyard lake in an act of youthful defiance, which unknowingly turns a lurking alligator into the dreaded and insatiable… Bad CGI Gator!" And if you thnk that's absurd, wait til you see the trailer (below). 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.