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The Beach Girls and the Monster (1965)

Unrated | | Horror | September 1965 (USA)
Surfers are being brutally murdered. Is the culprit a sea monster or just one of the teens' jealous parents?

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Complete credited cast:
Jon Hall ...
Dr. Otto Lindsay
Sue Casey ...
Vicky Lindsay
Walker Edmiston ...
Mark
Elaine DuPont ...
Jane
Arnold Lessing ...
Richard Lindsay
Read Morgan ...
Sheriff Michaels
Carolyn Williamson ...
Sue
Gloria Neil ...
Bunny
Kal Roberts ...
Brad (as Tony Roberts)
Clyde Adler ...
Deputy Scott
Dale Davis ...
Tom
Kingsley the Lion ...
Himself
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A young girl is killed at the beach in Malibu. Professor Otto Lindsay suspects that it is some form of mutated fish. However, his son Richard, who was a good friend of the girl, thinks that it is a madman who has a grudge against Richard and his friends. Soon the list of victims grows to include one of Rich's surfing buddies, Rich's bitchy stepmother Vicky and his friend Mark who was crippled in an auto accident. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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Monster from the Surf  »

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Copyright 1964 (completed April '64), the last screen appearance of actor Jon Hall, and the only feature he directed (also serving as Director of Photography). See more »

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When Otto/the monster kills Bunny, he heads back into the tunnel. However, the footprints he leaves behind point in the direction of the ocean. See more »

Quotes

Vicky Lindsay: Is that any way to talk to your stepmother?
Richard Lindsay: Stepmother. You're not fit to be anyone's mother.
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Edited into Out of this World Super Shock Show (2007) See more »

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There's a Monster in the Surf
Written by Walker Edmiston and Elaine DuPont
Performed by Elaine DuPont and Kingsley the Lion
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Makes Horror of Party Beach Look Like a Classic
23 May 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this movie as a kid and I thought it was pretty scary, so when I saw it on DVD I decided to get it and now I see why a lot of people think this movie is a stinker. The film is part beach party flick, part whodunnit, part melodrama and part horror. John Hall, who showed a lot of promise with his role in The Hurricane, really showed how far his career had fallen when he became involved in this throwaway and Sue Casey showed why she was nothing more than a minor league actress. The other actors, if you can call them that, are so bad that you wonder why this film was ever made. However, I do like looking at bad movies and this is definitely one of them.


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