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The Creature Walks Among Us (1956)

Approved | | Horror | 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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Storyline

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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Half monster... Half man - A clutching claw at the heart of civilization. See more »

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Canavar aramizda  »

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1.85 : 1
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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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At the climax, when the creature escapes and begins throwing furniture around, you can see the wires attached to the pieces of furniture. 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 This Island Earth: 2 1/2 Years in the Making (2013) See more »

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My favorite in the trilogy (and uderrated)
6 October 2000 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

MORD39 RATING: *** out of ****

Why Oh Why do so many fans never let go of an original film and denounce any improvement that might be made? While the original film is a classic of the fifties, I think that was purely because it was the first (a distinct advantage most first films in a series have!)

The second film was only "okay," and was a rehash of the first one. But why I like #3 so much is due to the daring change made to the Creature himself. He looks truly menacing and powerful when he becomes a land being, but more importantly he becomes much more human-like. We get to see how docile he truly is, and how it turns out to be that destructive animal known as Man who really makes him wild.

When the Creature DOES get wild in this one, he's a REAL killing machine! The rampage he goes on in this movie still packs a jolt for me.


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