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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 ...
Jeong-im Nam ...
Sun-jae Lee
Moon Kang
Kwang Ho Lee ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cho Kyoung-min ...


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 <>

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Sci-Fi | Horror


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13 August 1967 (South Korea)  »

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Yongary, Monster from the Deep  »

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The original Korean print of the film was destroyed making the film partially lost, because U.S. prints for the T.V. version still exist. See more »


During one of the scenes when Yongary walks by the camera, the camera tilts up to show a camera light and space above the sky backdrop. See more »


Referenced in Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) See more »

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Kuk Dong delivers a poor but amusing Godzilla ripoff.
26 August 2007 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I mean...the company is called Kuk Dong. If you speak Swedish, that is quite funny. Otherwise its just random. review.

A giant monsters appears after a space shuttle launch. It goes to crush a model of a Korean city. An annoying kid uses his flashlight to make Yonggary dance. After much pointless destruction, a random scientist dumps a load of toxins on Yonggary and he dies a painful, withering death.

It's standard stuff here, folks, but very quaint and amusing in it's production. It's got some random stuff, like the Korean priest shouting repent in one of the crowd scenes, and the epileptic rave scene. Otherwise it's Godzilla from start to finish, complete with terrible models, a supremely cheesy space sequence, and pointless, unintroduced characters.

Yonggary has got a neat cutting beam that he slices a motorcycle and a jet fighter(straight out of Team America) in half with.

If you want some late night cheese, this is it.

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