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Monster a-Go Go (1965)

TV-PG  |   |  Sci-Fi, Horror  |  July 1965 (USA)
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A space capsule crash-lands, and the astronaut aboard disappears. Is there a connection between the missing man and the monster roaming the area?

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Col. Steve Connors (as Phil Morton)
June Travis ...
Ruth
George Perry
Lois Brooks
Rork Stevens
Peter M. Thompson ...
Dr. Chris Manning (as Peter Thompson)
Robert Simons
Barry Hopkins
J. Stewart Taylor ...
Truck Driver (as Stu Taylor)
Lorri Perry ...
Girl at Dance
Del Clark
Art Scott
Leonard Gelstein
Aviva Crane ...
Convertible Driver
Dean Tompis
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Storyline

An astronaut comes back to Earth and crashes in a field, incredibly irradiated and wreaking havoc. Just as they have him cornered, he disappears, and the "real" astronaut is found 7,500 miles away in the Pacific Ocean, "alive, well, and of normal size." Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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The picture that comes complete with a 10-foot-tall monster to give you the wim-wams! See more »

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Sci-Fi | Horror

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TV-PG

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Terror at Halfday  »

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Featured in a 1993 installment of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988). The cast and crew considered it the worst film ever featured on the show. See more »

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In the restaurant, the middle-aged couple say things like, "Remember that song?" and "Do you want to dance?", but no music is playing. See more »

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Narrator: With the telegram, one cloud lifts, and another descends. Astronaut Frank Douglas, rescued, alive, well, and of normal size, some 8000 miles away in a lifeboat. With no memory of where he has been, or how he was separated from his capsule. Then who, or what, has landed here? Is it here yet, or has the cosmic switch been pulled? Case in point. The line between science fiction and science fact is microscopically thin. You have witnessed the line being shaved even thinner. But is the menace with ...
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Monster? What monster?
4 December 2000 | by (Akron, Ohio.) – See all my reviews

Maybe the title was describing the guy who made this. This was the film Bill Rebane unleashed on the public 10 years before "The Giant Spider Invasion". Obviously he didn't get any better in those 10 years. This film contains the stupidest, most unsatisfying ending in the history of cinema, ever. Even "Pod People" had an ending. It was a terrible ending, but an ending anyways. One good thing I can say about this, it's the perfect film for insomniacs, or for those who want to make themselves throw up. Of course, the best thing that ever happened to this film was the superb riffing by the crew of the SOL. Do not, I repeat, DO NOT watch this film unless it's the MST3K version.


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