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Bride of the Monster (1955)

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February 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bride of the Atom  »

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$70,000 (estimated)

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When Lobo is thrown at the door by the stairs leading to the lab, the entire side of the set moves. See more »


Janet Lawton: When did I tell you my name?
Dr. Eric Vornoff: You didn't. But since you were unconscious, I took the liberty of looking into your purse.
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An Ed Wood Classic
19 June 2001 | by (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

If you do not know Ed Wood then this movie will have little meaning to you. So the first thing you have to do is learn about the life of Ed Wood. He is one of the worst directors of all time, but also one of the most colorful. Bride of the monster is a good example of his ability to make the most out of his scarce resources. You'll love it or you'll hate it. Have fun!

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