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"Frantic Man"
Frantic Man
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Appeared In (canon) Cloverfield
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Actor Rick Overton[1]

The Frantic Man[2] is a citizen of New York City caught in the middle of the United States Military offensive against the Cloverfield Monster.

Biography

The Frantic Man appears running through the alley and speaks urgently (in Russian) to Hud Platt. He asks for the whereabouts of his family, as he "cannot live without them". However, Hud is unable to understand him and moves on to catch up with Marlena Diamond.[2]

Trivia

  • "Frantic Man" is his listed name in the end credits.
  • During the release of the film, IGN.com published an article stating the Frantic Man was foretelling the doom of the city and describing the Cloverfield Monster was a "water God"[3][4]
  • Rick Overton is credited as "Frantic Man".[2]
  • He was originally referred to as "Russian Guy" and "Screaming Russian Guy".[4]

References

  1. Rick Overton - Internet Movie Databse
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Cloverfield
  3. Russian Guy: "The water-god from the north has returned, they cannot kill it with fire. Go back…"
  4. 4.0 4.1 OCD: SCREAMING RUSSIAN GUY - IGN.com