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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

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 »

Genres:

Sci-Fi | Horror

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TV-PG

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July 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Terror at Halfday  »

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Trivia

Henry Hite was 7 foot 6, but the director wanted the monster to be 10 feet tall, so Hite was filmed at an upward angle in every shot. 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 »

Quotes

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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There may be a worse movie out there, but I haven't seen it yet, and I've seen a lot of movies.
17 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It would be a further torment for me even to try to describe this movie so I will not. I can only say that I watched this with the MST3K commentary and it was still bereft of any entertainment whatsoever. Normally those guys can make any bad movie fun but not this one. I ask myself 'how could anyone with a conscience produce and distribute this?' I mean I could understand if it was a snuff film or porn but this is an atrocity. I have to write another line to fulfill the 10 line minimum and I had another thought as to the reason for this film. Its a product of warped American car culture. A excuse to make-out at the drive in theater. Yes, that explains a lot of bad movies.


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