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Octaman (1971)

PG  |   |  Sci-Fi, Horror  |  3 November 1971 (Mexico)
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A team of researchers discovers a strange mutation of man and octopus who proceeds to terrorize them.

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Susan Lowry
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Jeff Morrow ...
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The Indian
Jerome Guardino
Robert Warner
Norman Fields
Jax Jason Carroll
Wally Rose
Buck Kartalian
Richard Cohen
Samuel Peloso
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A scientific expedition in Mexico discovers several unusual baby octopus specimens. When they capture several of the creatures their half-man/half-octopus parent appears to terrorize the hapless scientists. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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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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"It will squeeze you dead and suck you dry!"
28 January 2000 | by (At Home!) – See all my reviews

In reality, It will bore you to death and make you cry!!! A pathetic 50's style rubber monster that appears as if he will fall over at any moment. The acting is bad, the effects are bad (Poor Rick Baker), the photography is terrible (It appears as though some scenes were filmed with the lens cap on!!!) and Harry Essex has got to be the most incompetent director ever!!!!

I loved every minute of it!


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