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Eegah (1962)

 -  Comedy  -  1 April 1965 (Mexico)
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Teenagers stumble across a prehistoric caveman, who goes on a rampage.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Arch Hall Jr. ...
Tom Nelson
Marilyn Manning ...
Roxy Miller
...
Arch Hall Sr. ...
Robert Miller (as William Watters)
Clay Stearns ...
Band Member
Bob Davis ...
George
...
Band Member (as Deke Lussier)
Ron Shane ...
Detective
Addalyn Pollitt ...
George's Wife
Lloyd Williams ...
Kruger (as William Lloyd)
Ray Dennis Steckler ...
Mr. Fishman (as Ray Steckler)
Bill Rice ...
Chef
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Storyline

While driving through the desert, a teenage girl is frightened by a seven-foot giant which appears in her path. After escaping, she returns to the site with her boyfriend and her father in an attempt to find the giant. They do, and it proceeds to terrorize them and the rest of Palm Springs, California. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Eegah had never seen a girl until one fell into his arms! Boy fights giant for girl prize! Desert dune buggy first time on screen! See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

1 April 1965 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Eegah!  »

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Budget:

$15,000 (estimated)
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Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Arch Hall Sr. wrote and devised the film specifically as a vehicle for his son, 'Arch Hall Jr'. See more »

Goofs

After Eegah is first discovered, Roxy's father begins to walk off screen but yells "Watch out for snakes" without his lips moving. See more »

Quotes

[Roxy is still worried about Eegah]
Roxy Miller: Dad, I can't describe it, but I know something has happened to him. He's a creature - why, you just have to look at him to see that. But I know, whatever he is, he's a human being.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Starfighters (1994) See more »

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Vickie
Written by Arch Hall Jr. and Deke Richards
Performed by Arch Hall Jr. and the Archers
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Rated Worst in "The 100 Worst Movies of All Time"
6 September 1998 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I agree with Dave Sagehorn's review in Bad Movie Nights. See it by clicking the Reviews button. I saw this at a U.S. Naval Station theatre when it came out in 1962 for an admission charge of ten cents. It was overpriced. It was so bad that the sailors enjoyed booing, hissing, cheering, and throwing empty popcorn boxes at the screen at appropriate moments (you don 't get to share such moments with home video).

Years later, on the radio I heard a review of a book called "The 100 Worst Movies of All Time". The movie that the author rated as the No. 1 Worst Movie of all time was Eegah! On the IMDb ratings search, only 23 other movies have ratings that equal or fall below the 2.1 user rating achived by Eegah! So this is not just a bad movie. It is so flamboyantly bad that it has earned a permanent niche in the history of the cinema. I recommend it only if you and a group of friends are in the mood to hiss, boo, and throw popcorn boxes.


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