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Night Fright (1967)

Unrated | | Horror, Sci-Fi | November 1967 (USA)
A government space experiment into the effects of cosmic rays on animal life goes horribly wrong, creating a mutant monster that terrorizes a rural community.

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Sheriff Clint Crawford
Carol Gilley ...
Nurse Joan Scott
Ralph Baker Jr. ...
Chris Jordan
Dorothy Davis ...
Judy
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Deputy Ben Whitfield
Roger Ready ...
Prof. Alan Clayton
Gary McLain ...
Wes Blau
Darlene Drew ...
Darlene Scott
Frank Jolly ...
Rex Bowers
Bill Holly ...
Deputy Pat Lance
Janiz Menshew ...
Carla
Russ Marker ...
Mitch
Toni Pearce ...
Betty - Waitress
Christi Simmons ...
Annie
Brenda Venus ...
Sue
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A government space experiment into the effects of cosmic rays on animal life goes horribly wrong, creating a mutant monster that terrorizes a rural community. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Re-released in Great Britain under the title of "E.T.N.: The Extraterrestrial Nasty" during the Video Nasty era. The VHS cover itself was actually a doctored E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) poster made to look like a gory rip-off. See more »

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According to the filming locations the movie was filmed around Dallas, TX. The side of the sheriff's car says Hollis County. There is no Hollis County in Texas. The majority of Dallas is actually located in Dallas County. See more »

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Chris Jordan: But... but seriously, have you... have you ever thought about... oh, sometimes when I'm alone I think about things that we don't know about... about the sky and the earth and the air and the wind... or even this leaf.
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goes on... and on... and... on....
15 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Mixing small town sheriffs, high-school students, fake rock music, and some weirdo who kills for, well, no reason in particular, this film is essentially a re-make of "The Giant Gila Monster" - except without the gila monster, of course.

Now, anyone who has actually seen "Giant Gila Monster", knows that it is one of the worst made films of all time, frequently so slow, it's not even funny. And I can't believe that by 1967, "Giant Gila Monster" had earned such a reputation that young directors were just dying to get to work on a sequel, let alone a remake. So will someone please explain to me why this film was made?! The dance sequence, by the way, is historically interesting, although about three years out of date; but even that's spoiled, since it goes on... and on... and... on....


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