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Island of Terror (1966)

Unrated | | Horror | 1 February 1967 (USA)
An isolated remote island community is threatened by an attack by tentacled silicates which liquefy and digest bone and tissue.

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Dr. Lawrence Phillips (as Peter Forbes Robertson)
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A small island community is overrun with creeping, blobbish, tentacled monsters which liquefy and digest the bones from living creatures. The community struggles to fight back. Written by Michael "Rabbit" Hutchison <rabhutch@spacestar.net>

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How could they stop the devouring death...that lived by sucking on living human bones! See more »

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Unrated | See all certifications »
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1 February 1967 (USA)  »

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Night of the Silicates  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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In the French version (post-synchronized) Edward Judd is dubbed by Jean-Claude Michel / Visa d'exploitation en France : #38125 See more »

Goofs

Dr. Stanley leaves the axe at the mansion's entrance, where it falls to the floor. When Dr. West and Dr. Stanley later go back to the mansion, the axe is now neatly propped up against the wall. See more »

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I enjoyed this movie when I was a kid
30 January 2001 | by (Salem, Oregon) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this movie numerous times as a child(I'm 37 years old and I believe I was around 8 or so when I first saw this movie). I've read all the IMDb reviews of the cheesy special effects but I didn't really notice these faults when I was a youngster. I haven't seen this movie for many years but can remember really enjoying this Peter Cushing movie and seriously being scared of those weird creatures. I'm sure as an adult the faults would be glaring but kids(at least back in the early 70's) didn't seem to care or notice if the effects were flawed. Hopefully I can find this movie on rental or on TV so I can get a refreshed look at this movie.


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