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The Creeping Terror (1964)

A newlywed sheriff tries to stop a shambling monster that has emerged from a spaceship to eat the citizens of an American town.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vic Savage ...
Shannon O'Neil ...
William Thourlby ...
John Caresio ...
Brendon Boone ...
Barney the Deputy (as Norman Boone)
Byrd Holland ...
Sheriff
Jack King ...
Pierre Kopp ...
Bobby
Ken Savage
Mark Field
Les La Marr
Mary Price
Louise Lawson ...
Blonde in Gold Pants
Myra Lee
Buddy Mize ...
Guitar Player
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Storyline

A creature that looks like a cross between a Chinese dragon puppet and the Pope sucks up people into its maw. A sheriff, his wife, and a "handsome" scientist battle it to the end, with a sub plot about the evils of bachelorhood. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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2000 pounds of creeping, crawling horror from beyond space! See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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The Crawling Monster  »

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Trivia

Filmed at the Spahn Ranch infamous Manson gang residence. See more »

Goofs

The monster's first victim is clearly climbing into the creature's mouth. See more »

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Narrator: Despite Brett's inquiries about what Martin had seen in the spacecraft, he avoided specific details for fear of distrubing her more than she was. If the truth were known, Martin was more than a little disturbed himself.
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Featured in It Came from Hollywood (1982) See more »

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Wow!! Awesome!!
3 May 2004 | by (Space Mountain) – See all my reviews

Guys, I got to tell you, this movie is tremendous. It is the ultimate sci-fi epic. The ultimate tour-de-force!!

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I agree with all the other comments. If "Manos" The Hands of Fate is the worst film ever made, this is the number one contender. It doesn't have the hilarious cheese of Hobgoblins, Warrior of the Lost World, or Werewolf (or Werewilf). It is as slow moving and poorly done as you can ever imagine.

This colostomy bag of a movie stars no one, and the actors do nothing. The "creature" is the slowest moving, most ridculously designed monster in movie history. the actors have to crawl into the Creeping terror's mouth themselves. Yes, it that bad!! I won't go over the movie again, just see it for yourself, you will not believe it.


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