MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 14,479 this week

Monster of Terror (1965)
"Die, Monster, Die!" (original title)

5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 1,718 users  
Reviews: 46 user | 61 critic

A young man visits his fiancée's estate to discover that her wheelchair-bound scientist father has discovered a meteorite that emits mutating radiation rays that have turned the plants in ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (from "The Colour Out of Space")
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 39 titles
created 26 Dec 2010
 
a list of 27 titles
created 10 Jul 2011
 
a list of 28 titles
created 03 Jul 2012
 
a list of 29 titles
created 30 Jul 2012
 
a list of 48 titles
created 09 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Monster of Terror (1965)

Monster of Terror (1965) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Monster of Terror.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A young student is devastated when he finds that his girlfriend is cheating on him. In order to find out why she did it, he decides to spy on her and her lover.

Director: Eric Rohmer
Stars: Philippe Marlaud, Marie Rivière, Anne-Laure Meury
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In Paris outskirts Blanche, a young clerk, befriends Lea, a girl livelier than she is. Lea is going steady with Fabien who is a friend to Alexandre who is going steady with Adrienne but is ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Rohmer
Stars: Emmanuelle Chaulet, Sophie Renoir, Anne-Laure Meury
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Wilbur Whateley pops over to the Arkham Miskatonic University to borrow the legendary Necronomicon and Sandra Dee. But little does anyone know, Whateley isn't quite human...

Director: Daniel Haller
Stars: Sandra Dee, Dean Stockwell, Ed Begley
Oscar (1967)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Neurotic businessman must find the right man for his pregnant daughter. In fact, it is little bit complicated.

Director: Édouard Molinaro
Stars: Louis de Funès, Claude Rich, Mario David
Hibernatus (1969)
Comedy | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The frozen body of Paul Fournier is discovered in Greenland where he had disappeared during a scientific expedition in 1905. Perfectly conserved he is brought back to life in the 1960s. His... See full summary »

Director: Édouard Molinaro
Stars: Louis de Funès, Michael Lonsdale, Claude Gensac
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A grizzled ex-sheriff helps a man framed for murder to confront the powerful trio of brothers who want him dead.

Director: Giancarlo Santi
Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Alberto Dentice, Jess Hahn
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

When his brother disappears, Robert Manning pays a visit to the remote country house he was last heard from. While his host is outwardly welcoming - and his niece more demonstrably so - ... See full summary »

Director: Vernon Sewell
Stars: Boris Karloff, Christopher Lee, Mark Eden
The Other (1972)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Down in the farm country of the US twins are born. One of them turns out to be good, while the other becomes rather evil.

Director: Robert Mulligan
Stars: Uta Hagen, Diana Muldaur, Chris Udvarnoky
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The US Army is under pressure from the desperate relatives of white prisoners of the Comanches to secure their rescue. A cynical and corrupt marshal, Guthrie McCabe, is persuaded by an army... See full summary »

Director: John Ford
Stars: James Stewart, Richard Widmark, Shirley Jones
Aegri Somnia (2008)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Edgar is living in the shadow of his wife's sudden death. Haunted by vivid hallucinations and a faceless city threatening to swallow him whole, Edgar's world begins to unravel as his ... See full summary »

Director: James Rewucki
Stars: Tyhr Trubiak, Mel Marginet, Warren Louis Wiltshire
Center Stage (1991)
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Biopic of 1930's Chinese actress Ruan Ling Yu.

Director: Stanley Kwan
Stars: Maggie Cheung, Han Chin, Tony Ka Fai Leung
Meteor (1979)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading toward Earth. If it hits, it will cause an incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish... See full summary »

Director: Ronald Neame
Stars: Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Nahum Witley
Nick Adams ...
Stephen Reinhart
Freda Jackson ...
Letitia Witley
Suzan Farmer ...
Susan Witley
Terence de Marney ...
Merwyn
Patrick Magee ...
Dr. Henderson
Paul Farrell ...
Jason
Leslie Dwyer ...
Potter
Harold Goodwin ...
Taxi Driver (UK version)
Sydney Bromley ...
Pierce
Billy Milton ...
Henry
Sheila Raynor ...
Miss Bailey (UK version)
Edit

Storyline

A young man visits his fiancée's estate to discover that her wheelchair-bound scientist father has discovered a meteorite that emits mutating radiation rays that have turned the plants in his greenhouse to giants. When his own wife falls victim to this mysterious power, the old man takes it upon himself to destroy the glowing object with disastrous results. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

It COULD happen! It MAY happen! It MIGHT happen! to YOU! See more »

Genres:

Mystery | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

27 October 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Colour Out of Space  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Sound Recording)

Color:

(Pathécolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In 1965 American International Pictures distributed this film on a double bill with the Italian sci-fi film Planet of the Vampires (1965), which was dubbed in English and retitled "Planet of the Vampires". See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Taxi Driver: Morning!
Stephen Reinhart: Morning. Taxi?
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Found (2012) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The (misleading) title is better than the movie
4 December 2005 | by See all my reviews

If there is one thing I don't like in horror films (well, it's more than one, but never mind) it's those long, dialogue-free scenes of people-investigating-strange-noises-in-dark-rooms. "Die, Monster, Die!" has more than its share of such scenes, and this results in a draggy pace: the movie runs only 80 minutes but seems much longer than that. However, there are some good things to be said about it: the prologue is funny ("He wants to go to the Witley house. Ha ha ha ha!"), the mansion where most of the action takes place is a marvelously old-fashioned and atmospheric set, and the special effects are pretty good - perhaps even ahead of their time. Of course, Boris Karloff fans will want to see him in any film, and despite his health problems at the time he was still an inimitable actor, but in this film he wasn't given enough juicy dialogue to chew on. For me, the standout in the cast is the sweet Suzan Farmer as Karloff's daughter. (**)


10 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What was the deal with Corbin Whitley? jrpelt
$3 at Big Lots! dnphilli
Die, Monster, Die remake gcrespo
UK Version gcrespo
NOT A BAD MOVIE brand78
Discuss Monster of Terror (1965) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?