MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,191 this week

Saiyûki (1960)

5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 203 users  
Reviews: 22 user | 9 critic

A monkey king who learns the secrets of magic goes on a spree and causes no end of aggravation for the gods, who finally imprison him. In order to make up for all the trouble he's caused, ... See full summary »

Writers:

, (english version), 6 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 72 titles
created 04 Mar 2011
 
a list of 1120 titles
created 08 Feb 2012
 
a list of 651 titles
created 11 Apr 2013
 
a list of 483 titles
created 29 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Saiyûki" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Saiyûki (1960)

Saiyûki (1960) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Saiyûki.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Monkey Magic (TV Series 1998)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Stars: Kathleen Barr, Don Brown, Ted Cole
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

In the kingdom of animals, Master Fox is used to trick and fool everyone. So the King, the Lion, receives more and more complaints about him. He orders that Master Fox is arrested and ... See full summary »

Directors: Irene Starewicz, Wladyslaw Starewicz
Stars: Claude Dauphin, Romain Bouquet, Sylvain Itkine
Astroboy (1963–1966)
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Stars: Billie Lou Watt, Ray Owens, Gilbert Mack
Comedy | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Kajirô Yamamoto
Stars: Ken'ichi Enomoto, Akira Kishii, Toshio Kanai
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Da Nao Tian Gong is a Chinese animated feature film directed by Wan Laiming and produced by all four of the Wan brothers. The film was created at the height of the Chinese animation ... See full summary »

Director: Wan Laiming
Stars: Hans Alfredson, Ke Bi
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Kiyoshi Komiyama ...
Son Gokû (voice)
Noriko Shindô ...
RinRin (voice)
Hideo Kinoshita ...
Cho Hakkai (voice)
Setsuo Shinoda ...
Sa Gojô (voice)
Nobuaki Sekine ...
Sanzô hôshi (voice)
Kunihisa Takeda ...
Shaka-nyorai (voice)
Katsuko Ozaki ...
Kanzeon-bosatsu (voice)
Michiko Shirasaka ...
Shoryo (voice)
Kinshirô Iwao ...
Gyûmaô (voice)
Tamae Kato ...
Rasetsu-jo (voice)
Shigeru Kawakubo ...
Kinkaku daiô (voice)
Shûichi Kazamatsuri ...
Ginkaku daiô (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Alakazam (singing voice)
...
Narrator (voice)
Jackie Joseph ...
(voice)
Edit

Storyline

A monkey king who learns the secrets of magic goes on a spree and causes no end of aggravation for the gods, who finally imprison him. In order to make up for all the trouble he's caused, he is sent on a mission to accompany a prince who is the son of the gods on a journey through a land filled with dangers, monsters, cannibals and demons. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

prince | magic | king | cannibal | monster | See All (82) »

Taglines:

Duel of the Prehistoric Beasts! Summit Meeting of the Monsters! See more »


Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 July 1961 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alakazam the Great!  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

One of the films included in "The Fifty Worst Films of All Time (and how they got that way)" by Harry Medved and Randy Lowell. See more »

Quotes

DeeDee: Take me with you!
Alakazam: It's no place for women. Besides, magicians don't like girls. They saw them in half!
See more »

Connections

Version of Monkey (1978) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Beautiful Japanese Fantasy!
28 April 2006 | by See all my reviews

Like others on this site, I have warm memories of this film, having watched it since I was a child. American International did a fine job, in my opinion, of dubbing the picture. What makes their version of "Alakazam The Great" for me though, is the truly beautiful score by Les Baxter (an AIP regular) which perfectly complimented the visuals. A soundtrack album was released back in '61, which I found 35 years ago--at a thrift shop in excellent condition. HBO video released a widescreen videotape of the film about 10 years ago. They did a great job--wonderful picture and sound. Alas, it went out of print when the AIP package changed hands. MGM (now Sony) holds the rights. Hopefully, one day, they will release a DVD.


11 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The have the wrong pic up for the cover vampirepandorina
Magic jug trinitymplayers
Subtitled Version? OX_Bigly
Discuss Saiyûki (1960) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?