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La horripilante bestia humana
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1972 (USA) See more »
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Half man, half beast, all horror See more »
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This cheap Mexican horror film is a remake of Cardona's Doctor of Doom (1962), spiced with nudity, medical footage... See more » | Add synopsis »
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"Move the table over to the cage... and prepare the gorilla!" See more (38 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
José Elías Moreno ... Dr. Krallman
Carlos López Moctezuma ... Goyo
Armando Silvestre ... Lt. Arturo Martinez
Norma Lazareno ... Lucy Osorio
Agustín Martínez Solares ... Julio Krallman (as Agustin Mtz. Solares)
Javier Rizo
Gerardo Zepeda ... Monstruo (as Gerardo Cepeda)
Noelia Noel ... Víctima
Gina Morett ... Mujer en regadera
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Anna Levine
Roger Park
Manuel Dondé ... Doctor (uncredited)
Juan Fava ... El Físico Nuclear (uncredited)
Armando Gutiérrez ... Jefe de policía (uncredited)
Jesús Gómez ... Dueño tienda asesinado (uncredited)
Leonor Gómez ... Mujer encuentra muerto (uncredited)
Regino Herrera ... Detective (uncredited)
Nathanael León ... Jefe seguridad (uncredited)
Elvira Lodi ... Empleada hospital (uncredited)

Directed by
René Cardona 
Jerald Intrator (new footage for US version) (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
René Cardona Jr.  story and adaptation
René Cardona  story and adaptation

Produced by
Guillermo Calderón .... executive producer (as Guillermo Calderon Stell)
Alfredo Salazar .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Antonio Díaz Conde 
 
Cinematography by
Raúl Martínez Solares 
 
Film Editing by
Jorge Bustos 
 
Production Design by
Javier Torres Torija 
 
Set Decoration by
Carlos Arjona  (as Carlos Arjona M.)
 
Makeup Department
María del Castillo .... makeup artist (as Ma. del Castillo)
 
Production Management
Fidel Pizarro .... production chief
Alfredo Salazar .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Manuel Alcayde .... assistant director
Valerio Olivo .... sub-director
 
Sound Department
Eduardo Arjona .... dialogue recordist
James L. Fields .... sound supervisor
José Li-ho .... sound editor (as Jose Liho)
Galdino R. Samperio .... sound re-recordist (as Galdino Samperio)
 
Editorial Department
Joaquín Ceballos .... assistant editor
 

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Also Known As:
"La horripilante bestia humana" - Mexico (original title)
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Runtime:
USA:83 min (dubbed version) | Mexico:81 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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1.37 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:R (1985) | UK:X (original rating) (cut) | UK:18 (re-rating, uncut) | UK:(Banned) (1984-1999) | USA:R

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Was added to the video nasty list and remained there throughout the panic. The banned video gained attention due to its pre-cert video cover featuring bloody surgeon's hands holding a scalpel, with the caption "Warning: this film contains scenes of extreme and explicit violence."See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When the girl is attacked in the park, the fake "grass" is accidently pushed aside, revealing the hard studio floor beneath.See more »
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Dr. Arturo Martinez:It's more probable that of late more and more you're watching in your television many of those pictures of terror.See more »
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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
"Move the table over to the cage... and prepare the gorilla!", 12 October 2004
Author: Doctor_Cheese from The Ninth Circle of Bad Movie Hell

This movie has EVERYTHING. Female wrestling. Gorillas. Open-heart surgery. A crappy-looking monster. Gratuitous nudity. Ridiculously fake gore. Bad dubbing. Retarded dialogue. Atrocious editing. In other words, all the makings of a masterpiece.

When a surgeon transplants the heart of an ape into his deathly ill son, the result is, of course, a guy in a stupid-looking gorilla mask running amok and attacking hot Mexican broads. I mean, duh, what else would you expect to happen when you mess with the laws of nature, or whatever.

Meanwhile, some chick in a red catsuit wrestles other women while her boyfriend watches. No, it's not what you're thinking. She wrestles in the ring and he sits in the audience. Why does this happen? I don't really know. But her boyfriend turns out to be the detective who tries to track the Bloody Ape Man of Death, so I guess it's all right.

After the requisite number of murders, the surgeon recaptures his homicidal son and transplants a human heart back into him, taken from the body of a woman he steals from the hospital he works at. But it's all for naught: Gorilla Boy just gets back up and rips more people's heads off. More chaos ensues until the chilling denouement.

Bottom line: this movie is apparent proof that Ed Wood had Mexican relatives. Which means it's safe for you to watch this crap.

Waiter, I'll take a grilled apeburger... with extra cheese. To go!

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