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Gargoyles (1972)

Not Rated | | Horror | TV Movie 21 November 1972
An anthropologist/paleontologist and his daughter, while traveling through the southwestern US, stumble upon a colony of living, breathing gargoyles.

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(as B.W.L. Norton)

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(as Stephen Karpf),
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Dr. Mercer Boley
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Mrs. Parks
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The Gargoyle
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William Stevens ...
Police Chief
John Gruber ...
Jesse
Woody Chambliss ...
Jim Connell ...
Buddy
Timothy Burns ...
Morris Ray (as Tim Burns)
Mickey Alzola ...
Gargoyle
Greg Walker ...
Gargoyle
Rock A. Walker ...
Gargoyle (as Rock Walker)
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After receiving word about a mysterious skeleton unearthed in the Arizona desert, a father and his daughter visit the man who has it and grab the skull as they escape a shack the gargoyles have attacked.Once they do so, they, as well as the town, are besieged by a colony of gargoyles living in some nearby caverns. Written by OtwoD

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Watch Out! The Gargoyles Are Here. See more »

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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21 November 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I Gorgoni  »

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Trivia

The hotel in the film was an old out-of-business hotel near Carlsbad, New Mexico. It was actually burned down for the film. The ruins were later recorded as a historical archaeological site with the New Mexico Department of Historic Preservation. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie a passenger plane lands and approaches to unload. The engine sound is dubbed over to the sound of jet engines even though the airplane has props and not turbines. See more »

Quotes

Uncle Willie: [being a total brown-nose as Professor Boley looks at him in disgust] I saw yuh on that television talk show, perfesser, and yuh impressed me with yer knowledge and yer know-how.
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Connections

Remade as Gargoyles (1994) See more »

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Fun, Fun, Fun!!
17 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

Not too much to say about this little gem. Saw it when I was 8 or 9 yrs old and thought it was very cool. Last saw it a couple years ago and it's still good cheesy fun. Much more satisfying than any of the "monster" flicks coming out of H-wood today. ---and those gargoyle babies, they're oh so cute!

If possible you should rent this with "Don't be Afraid of the Dark" starring Kim Darby, and "KillDozer" for a seriously cheesy evening of fun.


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