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The Twilight People (1972)

A kidnapped diver is taken to an island inhabited by a mad scientist and his half-animal, half-human creations.

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Pat Woodell ...
Neva Gordon
Jan Merlin ...
Steinman
Charles Macaulay ...
Dr. Gordon
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Ayesa - the Panther Woman
Ken Metcalfe ...
Kuzma - the Antelope Man
Tony Gosalvez ...
Darmo - the Bat Man
Kim Ramos ...
Primo - the Ape Man
Mona Morena ...
Lupa - the Wolf Woman
Eddie Garcia ...
Juan Pereira
Angelo Ventura
Johnny Long
Andres Centenera
Letty Mirasol
Max Roio ...
(as Max Rojo)
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A scientist kidnaps a man and transports him to an island, intent on turning him into a super-being. The man obviously doesn't like this idea, so he tries to escape with the help of the scientist's daughter and a band of half-human, half-animal creatures. Written by Demian Katz <katz@netaxs.com>

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Animal desires... Human lust. Test Tube terrors... Half beast... all monster.


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$150,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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In September 1972, Dimension Pictures was widely exhibiting this film on a double bill with The Doberman Gang (1972). See more »

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Version of The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) See more »

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A must see
24 January 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film must be be seen before one is entitled to call any other film bad, it truly sets the baseline for bad films. Undoubtedly the worst film of all time (as of 24/01/2015) it makes all previous contenders for the title shine. The costumes are cruddy, the dialogue dreadful, the plot pathetic and the acting abysmal. When we sat down to watch this film we were genuinely appalled, it was so bad we were even unable to find it comically bad.

Seeing a film this bad has given me a better appreciation of other films to which I had previously given insufficient credit. So before you dare to slate any film you must first see this one. It ought to be obligatory viewing for any critic before they are allowed to criticise anything about any other film

As a teenager, talking with a film buff friend, I once declared a film we watched to be utter rubbish, he defended the film declaring that I had not seen enough films to know a bad one when I saw it; now I have.


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