MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 311 this week

Reptilicus (1961)

Passed  -  Action | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  20 February 1961 (Denmark)
4.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.0/10 from 1,589 users  
Reviews: 75 user | 38 critic

After copper miners discover part of the frozen tail of a prehistoric monster in Lapland, scientists inadvertently bring it back to life.

Director:

(as Sidney Pink)

Writers:

(original story), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 33 titles
created 25 Sep 2011
 
a list of 28 titles
created 01 Jun 2013
 
a list of 67 titles
created 31 Jul 2013
 
a list of 49 titles
created 26 Sep 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Reptilicus" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Reptilicus (1961)

Reptilicus (1961) on IMDb 4/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Reptilicus.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Gorgo (1961)
Action | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Greedy sailors capture a giant lizard off the coast of Ireland and sell it to a London circus. Then its mother shows up.

Director: Eugène Lourié
Stars: Bill Travers, William Sylvester, Vincent Winter
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A doctor experimenting with transplant techniques keeps his girlfriend's head alive when she is decapitated in a car crash, then goes hunting for a new body.

Director: Joseph Green
Stars: Jason Evers, Virginia Leith, Anthony La Penna
Tentacles (1977)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Several people disappear from and at the sea. Their bodies are found gnawed to the skeleton, even the marrow is missing. The scientists have no idea which animal could do such things. Dr. ... See full summary »

Director: Ovidio G. Assonitis
Stars: John Huston, Shelley Winters, Bo Hopkins
Reptile 2001 (1999)
Action | Horror | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

It's been asleep for two hundred million years. Now it been awakened by aliens from another galaxy. The aliens are using Yonggary to destroy mankind.

Director: Hyung-rae Shim
Stars: Dan Cashman, Bruce Cornwell, Dennis Howard
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Professor Groves, an expert in prehistoric life, proves his theories with an extract that'll regress a cat to a saber-tooth tiger and man to a Neanderthal.

Director: Ewald André Dupont
Stars: Robert Shayne, Joyce Terry, Richard Crane
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

One of only two survivors from a Martian expedition is so traumatized she doesn't remember the circumstances of the trip.

Director: Ib Melchior
Stars: Gerald Mohr, Naura Hayden, Les Tremayne
Jaws of Satan (1981)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A preacher whose ancestors were cursed by Druids battles Satan, who has taken the form of a huge snake.

Director: Bob Claver
Stars: Fritz Weaver, Gretchen Corbett, Jon Korkes
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Giant mollusk monsters attack California.

Director: Arnold Laven
Stars: Tim Holt, Audrey Dalton, Hans Conried
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

After local-moonshine swilling trapper Lem Sawyer sees a giant creature, people start disappearing. While searching for illegal traps Steve Benton and Nan Greyson, his girl-friend find Lem ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski
Stars: Ken Clark, Yvette Vickers, Jan Shepard
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Volcanic activity frees giant scorpions from the earth who wreak havoc in the rural countryside and eventually threaten Mexico City.

Director: Edward Ludwig
Stars: Richard Denning, Mara Corday, Carlos Rivas
Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

In 1960, a military test pilot is caught in a time warp that propels him to year 2024 where he finds a plague has sterilized the world's population.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
Stars: Robert Clarke, Darlene Tompkins, Arianne Ulmer
Adventure | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A ferocious dinosaur awakened by an Arctic atomic test terrorizes the North Atlantic and ultimately New York City.

Director: Eugène Lourié
Stars: Paul Hubschmid, Paula Raymond, Cecil Kellaway
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Bent Mejding ...
Svend Viltorft
Asbjørn Andersen ...
Prof. Otto Martens (as Asbjorn Andersen)
Povl Wøldike ...
Dr. Peter Dalby (as Poul Wildaker)
Ann Smyrner ...
Lise Martens
Mimi Heinrich ...
Karen Martens
...
Petersen
Marlies Behrens ...
Carl Ottosen ...
Gen. Mark Grayson
Ole Wisborg ...
Capt. Einer Brandt
Birthe Wilke ...
Herself - nightclub singer
Mogens Brandt ...
Police Chief Hassing
Kjeld Petersen ...
Police Officer Olsen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jens Due ...
Journalist
Mai Reimers ...
Badegæst
Edit

Storyline

A portion of the tail of a prehistoric reptile is discovered in Denmark. It regenerates into the entire reptile, which proceeds to destroy buildings and property and generally make a nuisance of itself. It can fly, swim, and walk, and has impenetrable scales, which makes it difficult to kill. Written by Paul White <pwhite@bigfoot.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

SEE; A MIGHTY CITY TRAMPLED TO DESTRUCTION! (original poster-all caps) See more »

Genres:

Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

20 February 1961 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Apeili stin poli  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Pathécolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the scene where Reptilicus eats a farmer, the farmer is played by Dirk Melchior, the 12-year-old son of writer Ib Melchior. See more »

Goofs

The panicked crowd is seen running to the left down an alley and later they are shown running to the right down the same alley. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Gen. Mark Grayson: [Referring to Reptilicus] A good thing there's no more like him!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Planet X: Episode #2.2 (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Tivoli Nights
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

I am proud to be Danish!!!
26 December 2001 | by (Gråsten, Denmark) – See all my reviews

This is the movie that we Danes can be proud of!! It is the worst movie ever made but it is so funny that I am about to die. I just got the American Version as a gift for Christmas and it is a bit different than the danish version. In the Danish version Reptilicus doesn't puke green slime at people and it does't eat the little farmer. By the way that was the scene I laughed my lungs up. It looks so god damn funny!!! But it is a pretty good movie to see with your friends and have a good laugh! Note that Reptilicus is destroying the Golden Gate bridge on the cover of the DVD.


16 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What an excellent movie bgoof
Would would you want in a remake? frede_10
The Beverly Hillbillies Gucci1955-1
Needs more pics of the cast! bodger1
Used in South Park guliverflintesten243
Deleted scenes (song+flying) Mir10
Discuss Reptilicus (1961) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?