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

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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 »

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Yongary's waggling tongue mysteriously disappears from his mouth when he is shown breathing fire. See more »

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Followed by Ape (1976) See more »

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Hey Korea...you're late!
17 February 2008 | by (Tokyo, Japan) – See all my reviews

But you did give us a great one. Thank you.

An earthquake shakes up the peninsula and it turns out a 'Seoul' version of Godzilla is to blame. Meet Youngary.

Like the Japanese films, this big creature stomps cities and causes general mayhem just because. People flee and we hope they make it. So why is it different? Korea gave the cast, crew, and direction a lot more emotion. The stoic nature in Tokyo is a lot more stressed. The Koreans were allowed to free their feelings. Therefore our hearts were with them.

A lot of the decor was different too. An Asia-phile would notice it more. But it was good to see a "Kan-Kokku-no" version in the monster genre.

Nice job Seoul-mates. Welcome aboard.


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