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The Beast of Hollow Mountain (1956)

Approved | | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi | August 1956 (USA)
An American cowboy living in Mexico discovers his cattle are being eaten by a giant prehistoric dinosaur.

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An American cowboy living in Mexico discovers his cattle are being eaten by a giant prehistoric dinosaur.

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One Day After A Million Years It Came Out Of Hiding To... Kill! Kill! Kill! See more »


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Valley of the Mists  »

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A Spanish-language version was shot back-to-back with the English-language version. See more »

Goofs

The footage of the stampeding cattle is obviously sped up to enhance the menace. See more »

Quotes

Don Pedro: Well, maybe that's your answer. That swamp is a very mysterious and sinister place.
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Starcrash (2017) See more »

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Incoherent ramblings
27 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

How can you not love a cowboys and dinosaurs film? I saw this on TV about 15 or 20 years ago so my memories are somewhat vague, but I do remember being enthralled by the story and finding the stop-motion effects fun, if not realistic. The color must have been pretty washed out, because I was surprised to discover here that this is in fact a color film! If you love westerns and you love dinosaurs, you can't help but love this film. Sadly, there's only this and Gwangi to choose from in this rather narrow genre. I was hoping this would be released on DVD to capitalize on the King Kong publicity, but no such luck apparently. Maybe someone will do a CGI remake of this or Gwangi, since remakes are all that Hollywood seems capable of lately.


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