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Creature from the Haunted Sea (1961)

Unrated | | Comedy, Horror | June 1961 (USA)
A crook decides to bump off members of his inept crew and blame their deaths on a legendary sea creature. What he doesn't know is that the creature is real.

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Complete credited cast:
Antony Carbone ...
Renzo Capetto
Betsy Jones-Moreland ...
Mary-Belle Monahan
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Sparks Moran / Agent XK150 / Narrator (as Edward Wain)
Beach Dickerson ...
Pete Peterson Jr. (as Beech Dickerson)
Robert Bean ...
Happy Jack Monahan
Esther Sandoval ...
Rosina Perez
Sonia Noemí González ...
Mango Perez (as Sonia Noemi Gonzalez)
Edmundo Rivera Álvarez ...
Gen. Tostada (as Edmundo Rivera Alvarez)
Terry Nevin ...
Cuban
Elisio Lopez ...
Cuban
Tanner Hunt ...
Cuban
Blanquita Romero ...
Carmelita Rodriguez
Armando Rowra ...
Cuban
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American crook Renzo Capetto sees a chance to make a bundle when a Caribbean island has a revolution. He plans to help loyalists (and the national treasury) escape on his boat, then kill the men and blame their deaths on a mythical sea monster. Trouble ensues when the _real_ monster shows up! Written by Paul White <pwhite@bigfoot.com>

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What was the unspeakable secret of the sea? See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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June 1961 (USA)  »

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A Criatura do Mar Assombrado  »

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Trivia

Almost at the end of the movie, when the 'monster' is manipulating the box under water, the driver's mask and regulator can be seen where the creatures neck should be. See more »

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At approximately 55 minutes, the young woman "Mango" is discovered coming out of the jungle, and again 5 seconds later. See more »

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[first lines]
Sparks Moran: [narrating] I had to go the Santo Domingo bar and I had to find Agent XK-120, whom I'd never met.
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Remade as Demon of Paradise (1987) See more »

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The Creature from the Haunted Sea
Lyrics by Carole Eastman
Music by Fred Katz
Sung by Betsy Jones-Moreland with the Fred Katz Jazz Combo
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Rather trashy movie from Roger Corman
11 April 2005 | by (Derby, England) – See all my reviews

I've only seen Creature From the Haunted Sea the once and is one of Roger Corman's poorer efforts. He has certainly made better movies than this.

A crook and some others head for a Caribbean island and as he plans to kill some of these on the way, he decides to make up a story that a sea monster killed these people. What he doesn't know is that a sea monster does really exist and it then appears, causing panic and is rather hungry. The monster attacks the ship and kills some of the people and disappears to the bottom of the sea.

The monster in Creature From the Haunted Sea looks rather pathetic, a mutated version of the gill man. It has ping-pong-ball eyes and large teeth showing and is actually a man in a rubber suit.

This would have been better if it was a drama, not a comedy. The cast is mostly made up of unknowns and their acting is rather poor.

Come on Roger, you can do better then this.

Rating: 1 and a half stars out of 5.


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