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Octaman (1971)

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A team of researchers discovers a strange mutation or man and octopus who proceeds to terrorize them.

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A scientific expedition in Mexico discovers several unusual baby octopus specimens. When they capture several of the critters their half-man/half-octopus parent appears to terrorize the hapless scientists. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Horror heap from the nuclear trash! See more »

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3 November 1971 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Oktaman - Die Bestie aus der Tiefe  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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Final film of Pier Angeli. She died of a drug overdose during shooting. See more »

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31 May 2003 | by (pembroke,massachusetts.) – See all my reviews

Oscar-winning effects man Rick Backer actually did the creature effects, and they are (predictably) awful, but that's what make this movie fun. A fairly decent (even though it has been used to death) plot, and some really over-acted characters and a derivative script to make this a fun outing in the 'monster-on-the-loose' genre.


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