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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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Jed Grant
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James Rawley ...
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Captain Stanley
Paul Fierro ...
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Larry Hudson ...
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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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Half monster... Half man - A clutching claw at the heart of civilization. See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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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 »

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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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My favorite in the series
28 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Like a few other posters, I consider THE CREATURE WALKS AMONG US the best in the Gill Man series. Granted that's not saying a whole lot because I never cared for the Creature films anyway. The concept of an amphibious monster lurking underwater was just way too limited and never really held my interest. Still, in CREATURE WALKS AMONG US he becomes a much more intriguing character due to the plight his human costars impose on him, and Don Megowen's (uncredited) performance as the Creature is very good. Like Christopher Lee in Hammer's THE MUMMY he manages to convey emotion without the benefit of dialog or even facial expressions. And his final rampage through the house is terrific for such a low budget film. There's a real sense of brute power as he smashes everything in his path in his attempt to reach his human tormentor. And like almost everyone else, I find the ending surprisingly poignant.


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