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The Mighty Gorga (1969)

G | | Adventure, Fantasy | 1969 (USA)
A circus owner and a lady trapper trek into the African jungle to capture a giant gorilla for his circus.

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A circus owner and a lady trapper trek into the African jungle to capture a giant gorilla for his circus.

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All of the accessories and headdresses worn by the Witch Doctor and the Tribal Chief are authentic. They were from a real Headhunting Tribe from South America. See more »

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Crappier Than the Bathroom at Taco Bell
15 October 2004 | by (The Ninth Circle of Bad Movie Hell) – See all my reviews

Grab a dozen or so of your friends. Make sure one of them has a camcorder. Have another put on a (cheap) rented gorilla suit from a Halloween store. Finally, go traipsing around somewhere outside where there's vegetation. (Your backyard will do.) And if your little brother has a plastic toy dinosaur you can bring along, so much the better.

I guarantee that whatever you end up recording will turn out as good as or better than "The Mighty Gorga." It really is that bad. Which is often a good thing, except in this case there's too much boredom in between the bouts of jaw-droppingly horrendous "special effects." Yeah, they're special, all right. Some of the specialest ever seen.

Therefore, since laughter is the best medicine, the Good Doctor can recommend watching only about 15 minutes of this atrocity. But figuring out which 15 minutes is the trick.


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