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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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A way-out tale of a far-out monster! See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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TV-PG

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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 »

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 »

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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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Referenced in I Hate Everything, the Search for the Worst: Troll 2 (2014) See more »

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The 2nd Worst Movie Ever.
16 November 2002 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

I saw this one on MST3K years ago, and I can still remember how bad it was. This movie has to be the 2nd worst movie of all time (trailing "Manos: The Hands Of Fate" for that title), and there's a great reason for that...

First off, the plot. It's atrocious. There isn't REMOTELY a monster whatsoever in this film. The acting, like other bad movies is also bad as well. This movie overall was bad, so bad that it should've been destroyed after it was done. Overall, a extremely, awful, botched waste of film, and precious time...

Only watch this on MST3K. They bashed it good on that show.


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