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Die, Monster, Die! (1965)

Approved | | Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi | 27 October 1965 (USA)
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 »

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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>

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

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Colour Out of Space  »

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"The Monster in the House at the End of the World" served as working title, See more »

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Version of La couleur de l'abîme (1983) See more »

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Flat chiller for fans only
31 August 2008 | by (northern Indiana) – See all my reviews

This production has everything an old chiller ought to have: an American in England, a spooky old mansion, locals frightened of the spooky old mansion, a pretty girl who knows not the evil which surrounds her, creepy old people with a creepier family history, monsters, pseudoscience, the occult, and more. It all ends up being both too much and not enough, altho Boris Karloff is certainly acting his heart out. The scripting is clumsy: the elements are too traditional and elementary, everyone knows something they refuse to tell for no particular reason, the heavies are homicidal for no logical reason, the hero is afraid of nothing yet makes no effort to pursue attackers.... Worse, the directing is flat and the leads have little charisma or chemistry. It's occasionally effective, but mostly boring, which is death to the chiller genre. I want to say "Die, movie, die!" but it's just not that offensive.


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