5.7/10
611
48 user 9 critic

The Creation of the Humanoids (1962)

Approved | | Sci-Fi | 3 July 1962 (USA)
Trailer
1:13 | Trailer

On Disc

at Amazon

In a post holocaust society, robots take it on their own to help the dying human race by giving them android bodies.

Director:

(as Wesley E. Barry)

Writers:

(story), (screenplay)
Reviews

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

In a post-Apocalyptic world after an atomic war seven disparate people find themselves in a protected valley in the home of a survivalist and his beautiful daughter.

Director: Roger Corman
Stars: Richard Denning, Lori Nelson, Adele Jergens
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

When a master monster make-up artist is sacked by the new bosses of American International studios, he uses his creations to exact revenge.

Director: Herbert L. Strock
Stars: Robert H. Harris, Paul Brinegar, Gary Conway
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A crack test pilot lands to find the planet has been devastated by some unknown forces. There are a few survivors, so he organizes them in a plan to ward off control by a group of killer ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Fisher
Stars: Willard Parker, Virginia Field, Dennis Price
Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Aliens come to Earth seeking scientists to help them in their war.

Director: Joseph M. Newman
Stars: Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue, Rex Reason
Sci-Fi | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Lonely, deranged puppet-master designs a machine that shrinks people.

Director: Bert I. Gordon
Stars: John Agar, John Hoyt, June Kenney
Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

A young man defies tribal laws and searches for answers. The result of his quest yields knowledge of past generations.

Director: Roger Corman
Stars: Robert Vaughn, Darah Marshall, Leslie Bradley
The Tingler (1959)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Dr. Warren Chapin is a pathologist who regularly conducts autopsies on executed prisoners at the State prison. He has a theory that fear is the result of a creature that inhabits all of us.... See full summary »

Director: William Castle
Stars: Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Sir Edward occasionally escapes and causes havoc around the town.

Director: Gordon Hessler
Stars: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Rupert Davies
Sci-Fi | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In 1868, an American scientist and his team become hostages of fanatical pacifist Robur who uses his airship Albatross to destroy military targets on Earth.

Director: William Witney
Stars: Vincent Price, Charles Bronson, Henry Hull
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An alien agent from the distant planet Davana is sent to Earth via a high-tech matter transporter. There, he terrorizes Southern California in an attempt to acquire blood for his dying race, the result of a devastating nuclear war.

Director: Roger Corman
Stars: Paul Birch, Beverly Garland, Morgan Jones
Certificate: GP Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Count Yorga continues to prey on the local community while living by a nearby orphanage. He also intends to take a new wife, while feeding his bevy of female vampires.

Director: Bob Kelljan
Stars: Robert Quarry, Mariette Hartley, Roger Perry
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Invisible atomic monsters attack a U.S. Armed Forces base and the local residents.

Director: Arthur Crabtree
Stars: Marshall Thompson, Terry Kilburn, Kynaston Reeves
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Capt. Kenneth Cragis
Erica Elliott ...
Maxine Megan
Frances McCann ...
Esme Cragis Milos
Don Doolittle ...
Dr. Raven
David Cross ...
Pax
Richard Vath ...
Mark
Reid Hammond ...
Hart
Malcolm Smith ...
Court
George Milan ...
Acto
Dudley Manlove ...
Lagan
Edit

Storyline

The survivors of a nuclear holocaust fuse man with machine, creating cyborgs to assist in the rebuilding of civilization. However, the blue-skinned androids rebel against their masters and go to war with the remnants of humanity. Written by David Mullich <dmullich@aol.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Man's Own Creation! Can He Control Machines That Produce People? See more »

Genres:

Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 July 1962 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Revolt of the Humanoids  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

| (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film also features Dudley Manlove, of "Plan 9 From Outer Space." See more »

Goofs

After Cragis is stabbed, you can see the protective patch/squib patch showing through his shirt. See more »

Quotes

Maxine Megan: Pax, you're wonderful. He's so glib, I'll bet he even has a sense of humor.
Esme Cragis Milos: He'd *better* have! I paid extra for it. Say something funny, Pax.
Pax: Don't put me on, dear. I have a sense of humor, but I'm not creative.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
"Why is it the more we become like men, the more some of them hate us for it?"
23 November 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

In a world after nuclear war destroyed 92% of the human population, humanity uses blue-skinned humanoid robots called Clickers as servants and workers. As the Clickers become more sophisticated and humanlike, an anti-robot watchdog group called the Order of Flesh and Blood rises in power. When the Order discovers Clickers are creating robots that are identical to humans and one of them has killed a man, conflict between the humans and Clickers seems inevitable.

One of the smartest and most original sci-fi films of its time. Unfortunately, its talkiness and static direction prevent many from recognizing its worth. In my view the smart script, relatively short runtime, and steady pace balance out the criticisms. I don't even see a problem with the low budget since they do remarkably well with what they have. It's a movie full of ideas and great dialogue that gives you a lot to think about and still holds relevance to topical issues of today. It's what sci-fi is, at its best, all about. Creepy electronic music score is a plus. Also one of the last films of legendary makeup artist Jack Pierce.

I see other reviewers crying for a remake. What a waste of everybody's time that would be. First, the ideas presented and explored here were revolutionary for sci-fi films of the early 1960s. That wouldn't be the case today so it would hold little impact as a modern film. What seems thoughtful for that time would be just another preachy message movie made today. Second, and we all know this is true, they would attempt to fix the original's technical flaws by having tons of shitty CGI and ridiculous action sequences. It doesn't need to be remade. It's an excellent and underrated science fiction film from the later part of the golden era of sci-fi. People need to learn to appreciate movies that are older and have a lot to offer, instead of just trying to update them to today's often crass and ostentatious "standards." Make new stuff for today and stop mining the past for ideas, please.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Worst EVER squal17
Earlier robot scene missing from movie edwardsft
the sisters definition of 'Love' manicpeaksiedreamgirl
Is i robot based on this movie gwill37
wonderful writing Powertoch2
Earlier Robot looked like Conky from Pee Wee's Playhouse mst3kpimp
Discuss The Creation of the Humanoids (1962) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?