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Revenge of the Creature (1955)

Approved | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 22 July 1955 (Finland)
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Men capture the creature from the Black Lagoon and make him an aquarium attraction, from which he escapes.

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Storyline

The Creature from the Black Lagoon is back! This time he's captured by scientists and transported to an aquarium in south Florida. Naturally, he's attracted to the lovely female scientist and manages to escape and kidnap her, heading to Jacksonville, presumably to catch a Jaguars game. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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Weird Monster Escapes! Terror Seizes City! See more »

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22 July 1955 (Finland)  »

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De wraak van het monster  »

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Trivia

The restaurant from which the creature abducts Helen was the Lobster House in Jacksonville, Florida. The restaurant was destroyed in a fire several years after the making of the film. See more »

Goofs

While Joe is walking the Creature through the pool, shots change and the Creature is suddenly a foot deeper than before. See more »

Quotes

George Johnson: What I'd give for a tall, cold beer.
Joe Hayes: A short, warm blonde.
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Referenced in Jaws 3-D (1983) See more »

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It's okay, but the least of the trilogy
8 October 2000 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

MORD39 RATING: ** out of ****

This first sequel to CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON is pretty standard stuff, although I've always preferred the look of the monster in this film even over the original. He appears darker and somehow that strikes me as better.

Other than that, it's pretty much run-of-the-mill as the Creature is captured and then escapes from a Marineland attraction. I suppose that the idea of the Creature becoming a major attraction as a sideshow exhibit is interesting, but it becomes tedious at times as we watch John Agar and Lori Nelson try to train and feed him in his new environment. Lori Nelson has some pretty dumb dialogue at times, too.

This film is not beyond enjoyment, though. When you consider that JAWS 3D (also from Universal) copied the idea of this film with disastrous results, REVENGE OF THE CREATURE looks pretty decent indeed.


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