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Yongary, Monster from the Deep (1967)

Taekoesu Yonggary (original title)
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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Cast

Credited cast:
Yeong-il Oh ...
Ko Il-woo
Jeong-im Nam ...
Yoo Soon-a
Sun-jae Lee ...
Yoo Kwang-nam
Moon Kang ...
Kim Yu-ri
Kwang Ho Lee ...
Yoo Young
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cho Kyoung-min ...
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Storyline

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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A Monster from another age ... with terrifying destructive powers ...

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Sci-Fi | Horror

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Release Date:

13 August 1967 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

Yongary, Monster from the Deep  »

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Budget:

KRW 117,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

When the photographer's Jeep is shown plummeting down a hillside, the Jeep is a miniature, but the hill is not. See more »

Quotes

Soldier: You got here a bit too late, sir. They're going to hit Yongary any minute. They'll be using guided missiles. You better go. They're going to hit Yongary any minute. They'll be using guided missiles. You better go.
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Connections

References Reptilicus (1961) 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. Umm...movie 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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