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Yongary, Monster from the Deep (1967)
"Taekoesu Yonggary" (original title)

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Earthquakes in central Korea turn out to be the work of Yongary, a prehistoric gasoline-eating reptile that soon goes on a rampage through Seoul.

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Credited cast:
Yeong-il Oh ...
Ilo
Jeong-im Nam ...
Suna
Sun-jae Lee
Moon Kang
Kwang Ho Lee ...
Icho
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Cho Kyoung-min ...
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Earthquakes in central Korea turn out to be the work of Yongary, a prehistoric gasoline-eating reptile that soon goes on a rampage through Seoul. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Japanese and German import DVDs have a Super-8mm version (Japanease Audio), as special feature. See more »

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During the starting credits, the 'starry sky' has a rather obvious textile square pattern. See more »

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Followed by Ape (1976) See more »

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Cheesy, in a limburger sort of way
18 May 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I cannot imagine to much good that can be said about this muddle. It is amateurish even by the standards that defined the genre of cheap, japanese monster movies of the sixties and seventies. The set, especially the backgrounds are so obviously phony and the rockets, army equipment, etc. might as well kept the tags on them from the toy store. The buildings were so hokey as they toppled (they had nothing inside, even fake floors, to give the illusion of reality. And to top it all off was the guy in the rubber monster suit. How hard is it to look like a monster in a monster movie??? Six-year old Trick or treaters give better performances.

The only redeeming aspect I can point to is that it made in Korea, instead of Japan, which is kind of interesting to see on a why would anyone think copying cheap Japanese monter movies was a good idea level.


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