Highest Rated Titles With Willis H. O'Brien
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1. Movie Magic (1994– )
30 min | Documentary, History
Documentary series dealing with every aspect of special effects in movies, from low-budget make-up to multi-million-dollar computer-generated graphics. The clear presentation includes ... See full summary »
2. King Kong (1933)
Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.
4. The Puppetoon Movie (1987)
G | 90 min | Animation, Family
Salute to the revolutionary Oscar winning stop motion animated Puppetoons created by sci-fi fantasy film legend George Pal. Gumby, Pokey and Arnie the Dinosaur host 12 of Pal's milestone ... See full summary »
8. This Is Cinerama (1952)
G | 115 min | Documentary
A standard screen B&W prologue during which Lowell Thomas shows how, from the dawn of history, mankind has attempted to create the illusion of depth & movement by artistic, mechanical and ... See full summary »
9. Mighty Joe Young (1949)
Approved | 84 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A young woman who has raised a giant gorilla from an infant brings him to Hollywood years later seeking her fortune in order to save her family's ranch.
10. The Last Days of Pompeii (1935)
Approved | 96 min | Adventure, Drama
In the doomed Roman city, a gentle blacksmith becomes a corrupt gladiator, while his son leans toward Christianity.
13. The Valley of Gwangi (1969)
G | 96 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Cowboy James Franciscus seeks fame and fortune by capturing a Tyrannosaurus Rex living in the Forbidden Valley and putting it in a Mexican circus. His victim, called the Gwangi, turns out ... See full summary »
14. The Ghost of Slumber Mountain (1918)
Not Rated | 16 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy
In a dream Uncle Jack looks through a magic telescope owned by the ghost of a hermit and sees what life was like millions of years ago, including a battle between prehistoric monsters.
5 min | Comedy, Short, Animation
Three cavemen court Miss Araminta Rockface. She favors the one who apparently slew the Missing Link ... but a dinosaur did the deed.
Director: Willis H. O'Brien
17. King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)
Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A pharmaceutical company captures King Kong and brings him to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles a recently released Godzilla.
19. The Giant Behemoth (1959)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Marine atomic tests cause changes in the ocean's ecosystem resulting in dangerous blobs of radiation and the resurrection of a dormant dinosaur which threatens London.
20. The Lost World (1960)
Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Professor Challenger leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers to a remote plateau deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify his claim that dinosaurs still live there.
23. The Black Scorpion (1957)
Approved | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Volcanic activity frees giant scorpions from the earth who wreak havoc in the rural countryside and eventually threaten Mexico City.
24. The Beast of Hollow Mountain (1956)
Approved | 79 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
An American cowboy living in Mexico discovers his cattle are being eaten by a giant prehistoric dinosaur.
25. Conquest of Area 53 (2018)
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi | Post-production
World-famous cryptozoologist Dr. James Ferro leads an expedition into the jungles of a vast island populated by dangerous genetically-engineered creatures.