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1964 (USA) See more »
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A newlywed sheriff tries to stop a shambling monster that has emerged from a spaceship to eat people. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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It Moves, It Eats, It Mates With Cars See more (123 total) »

Cast

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Vic Savage ... Martin Gordon
Shannon O'Neil ... Brett Gordon
William Thourlby ... Dr. Bradford
John Caresio ... Col. James Caldwell
Brendon Boone ... Barney the Deputy (as Norman Boone)
Byrd Holland ... Sheriff
Jack King ... Grandpa Brown
Pierre Kopp ... Bobby
Ken Savage
Mark Field
Les La Marr
Mary Price
Louise Lawson ... Blonde in Gold Pants
Myra Lee
Buddy Mize ... Guitar Player
Lewis Lawson
Robin James
Ray Wickman
Connie Valoie
Rita Tubin
Kelly Adams
Al Lewis
Karl Goldenberg
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Larry Burrell ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Paul J. Hanson ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Vic Savage  (as A.J. Nelson)
 
Writing credits
Robert Silliphant (story)

Produced by
K. Alden .... associate producer
Carlos B. King .... associate producer
Dick Phillips .... executive producer
Vic Savage .... producer (as A.J. Nelson)
 
Original Music by
Frederick Kopp 
 
Cinematography by
Andrew Janczak (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Vic Savage  (as A.J. Nelson)
 
Art Direction by
Bud Raab 
 
Makeup Department
Dick Prestini .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Carlos B. King .... production manager (as Carlos King)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Randy Starr .... assistant director
 
Special Effects by
Clifford Stine .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Roman Janczak .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rebecca Boltres .... wardrobe
 
Other crew
Penny Boltres .... script supervisor
Jon Lackey .... monster design
 

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75 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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Canada:G (Québec)

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Evidence is lacking that this film ever received a theatrical release. There were no advertised theatrical showings in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, or The Chicago Tribune before it began to be shown on television circa 1976.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: The monster's first victim is clearly climbing into the creature's mouth.See more »
Quotes:
Narrator:Brett is his and he feels no man could ask for more. Now, without warning, their honeymoon was to become a nightmare.See more »
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Featured in The 50 Worst Movies Ever Made (2004) (V)See more »

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21 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
It Moves, It Eats, It Mates With Cars, 23 March 2001
Author: aesgaard41 from United States

There was only one possible reason for this movie to be made and that was to see women's rears stuck up into the air as they went down the monster's gullet. Just to keep from being called a pervert, the director tosses the monster some male actors and extras he didn't want to pay. Monster ? It's a living shag rug with several other dirty shag rugs sewn together. At one point, it even snags on a car and the "puppeteers and victims" inside have to hump a car to get freed. In fact, you know its going to be a bad movie because it requires a narrator to explain what's going on as you watch it. Actually, the narration is supposed to cover up a lost soundtrack; any sane director would have called it off at that point. The "attacks" are pretty ridiculous; the thing moves so slow that everyone has well enough time to run, and it makes so much noise there's no way it can sneak up on you. These people want to be eaten so the monster dutifully obliges. This movie may have been made just to show off the rolling hills and scenery of Lake Tahoe where it was filmed. After this movie, you'd think no one would ever go there again.

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