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

PG  |   |  Sci-Fi, Horror  |  13 August 1967 (South Korea)
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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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Cast

Credited cast:
Yeong-il Oh ...
Ilo
Jeong-im Nam ...
Suna
Sun-jae Lee
Moon Kang
Kwang Ho Lee ...
Icho
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cho Kyoung-min ...
Yongary
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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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A Monster from another age ... with terrifying destructive powers ...

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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 »

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The debris falling on Iloo is coming from well above and to the right, but the rock that wounds him comes from the left and is moving almost horizontally (i.e., it was thrown). See more »

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References Mothra (1961) See more »

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Godzilla's Seoul Brother
25 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

A Scientist and a young woman get married and immediately are harassed by the bride's young brother, whom you will likely hate almost immediately. Their honeymoon is short lived, as the scientist's new father-in-law calls him into action on the wedding night, not the kind of action he was looking for. It seems this man is the only one who can solve a problem plaguing the Korean people...a giant, angry, thunder lizard who has emerged from "the deep". I guess it's happened before, as most of the people know this Godzilla-like beast by his first name, Yongary.

Anyways, Yongary destroys a bunch of buildings, killing a bunch of people I assume, and ravages the Korean oil refineries, using the blow-torch in his mouth. We find out that he was only causing this ruckus because his tummy was growling, yes our boy Yongary was hungry. That pretty much covers most of the movie, other than a scene where he starts to dance, which makes it all worth watching (not really).


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