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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:
Philip Morton ...
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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How did a 10-foot-tall monster get into that little bitty space capsule? See more »

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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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Director Bill Rebane began shooting the film in 1961, but ran out of money. Years later, director Herschell Gordon Lewis bought the incomplete film to team it with Moonshine Mountain (1964) as a double feature. Lewis filmed some additional footage, added narration (which he did himself), and released it in 1965. Many of the actors didn't come back for later filming, which explains why most of the characters disappear without explanation. One actor changed so much that he ended up playing his own brother. See more »

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The sound of the phone ringing is obviously made by someone on set. 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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My head hurts
18 April 2000 | by (Northern CA) – See all my reviews

I'd be hard-pressed to find a more painful film. Nausea-inducing camera twists, seemingly random editing (try and find a scene that has anything to do with the one that preceded it), bad lighting, bad acting, nonexistent writing and a lack of *anything* that makes a good, or coherent film. Add to all that one of the lamest twist endings in cinema history, with out any sort of plot to justify it, and you have one infuriating film. It was so difficult to sit through, I was almost in tears by the end. One of those films you can't enjoy on any level, even as camp.


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