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Monster a-Go Go (1965)

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

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Cast

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Col. Steve Connors (as Phil Morton)
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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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Horror | Sci-Fi

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TV-PG

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Terror at Halfday  »

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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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: What you are about to see may not even be possible, within the narrow limits of human understanding.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) See more »

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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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