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Space Amoeba (1970)

Gezora, Ganime, Kameba: Kessen! Nankai no daikaijû (original title)
A space probe is infiltrated by alien beings and then crashes on a remote Pacific atoll. A group planning to build a resort hotel land on the island and discover it to be inhabited by giant... See full summary »

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Akira Kubo ...
Taro Kudo
Atsuko Takahashi ...
Ayako Hoshino
Yukiko Kobayashi ...
Saki, native girl
Kenji Sahara ...
Makoto Obata
Yoshio Tsuchiya ...
Dr. Kyoichi Mida
Yû Fujiki ...
Promotion Division Manager
Noritake Saito ...
Rico, the guide
Yûko Sugihara ...
Stewardess
Sachio Sakai ...
The Editor
Chôtarô Tôgin ...
Yokoyama, an agent
Wataru Ômae ...
Sakura
Tetsu Nakamura ...
Chieftain Ombo
Yukihiko Gondô ...
Islander
Shigeo Katô ...
Islander
Rinsaku Ogata ...
Islander
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A space probe is infiltrated by alien beings and then crashes on a remote Pacific atoll. A group planning to build a resort hotel land on the island and discover it to be inhabited by giant mutant monsters created by the aliens in an attempt to conquer the world. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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The most fantastic science adventure ever filmed! See more »

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Adventure | Sci-Fi

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1 August 1970 (Japan)  »

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This was the first giant monster film produced after the death of Toho's special effects director, Eiji Tsuburaya, who passed away in January 1970. Sadamasa Arikawa was promoted to to Director of Special Techniques (special effects) and Teriyoshi Nakano was promoted to his chief assistant. See more »

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Three of the main characters wear hats. During the second half of the movie, the hats come and go without reasonable explanation. See more »

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Actually, quite interesting...
5 February 2000 | by (East Tennessee) – See all my reviews

When I rented this movie I thought this would be a low budget, rubber monster type, bad acting movie you would see on a late late late show. All of that is true, but the movie plot and situation was kind of interesting.

Yog changes into three different giant size monsters, but Yog is more of a blue mist that takes control of the host. The side story with the space mission is very interesting as well and merges well with the rest of the story. This story also has the cutest oriental woman I have ever seen which kept my attention. But without her, I would still be watching the movie finding out how it turns out.

This movie was a surprise to see and I did enjoy the film very much.


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