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The Creature Walks Among Us (1956)

Approved | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 26 April 1956 (USA)
A scientist captures the Creature and turns him into an air-breather, only for him to escape and start killing.

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Dr. William Barton
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Leigh Snowden ...
Marcia Barton
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Jed Grant
Maurice Manson ...
Dr. Borg
James Rawley ...
Dr. Johnson
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Captain Stanley
Paul Fierro ...
Morteno
Lillian Molieri ...
Mrs. Morteno
Larry Hudson ...
State Trooper
Frank Chase ...
Steward
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In this third Gill-Man feature, the Creature is captured and turned into an air-breather by a rich mad scientist. This makes the Creature very unhappy, and he escapes, killing people and setting fires in the process. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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ALL NEW UNDERWATER THRILLS! (Australian daybill) See more »

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Sequel to Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) and Revenge of the Creature (1955), and the only one of the three not made in 3-D. See more »

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When the creature jumps into the boat, he is shot in the left side of his chest with a spear - then a moment later the spear is on the right side. See more »

Quotes

Dr. William Barton: We are changing a sea creature into a land creature.
Dr. Thomas Morgan: We only use what nature offered. The lungs were there, we didn't make them.
Dr. William Barton: You'll see Dr. Morgan.
Dr. Thomas Morgan: Just don't move too fast trying to change him.
Dr. William Barton: Are you afraid of unknown things?
Dr. Thomas Morgan: I'm only afraid of misusing what I do know.
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Referenced in Tremors: The Key (2003) See more »

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Yet another great addition to our monster movie collection
26 April 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

"The Creature Walks Among Us" may not be everyone's cup of tea, but as a monster movie fan, I enjoyed it. It continues is the same vein (and vein-tearing) of the previous two "Black Lagoon" films, but while the level of violence, mayhem, and male protagonists goes down, there's more contemplation, "philosophy," and questioning the nature of the creature. It maintains the aura of man vs. nature, but a bit more intellectual than the other two. A good way to end the series, methinks. The acting, of course, isn't exactly its strong point, but in that aspect, it differs little from its predecessors. I must say, the creature's makeover into a more-man-than-gill is done with astonishingly good special effects- considering the time in history and the resources at hand. Overall, if you liked "The Creature from the Black Lagoon," you're bound to like this deeper, more eerie sequel, which is a little less blatant and a little more figure-it-out-yourself.


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