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A newly discovered 36-foot gorilla escapes from a freighter off the coast of Korea. At the same time an American actress is filming a movie in the country. Chaos ensues as the ape kidnaps her and rampages through Seoul.

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Cast overview:
Rod Arrants ...
Tom Rose
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Marilyn Baker (as Joanna DeVarona)
Alex Nicol ...
Col. Davis
Nak-hun Lee ...
Capt. Kim (as Lee Nak Hoon)
Yeon-jeong Woo ...
Mrs. Kim (as Woo Yun Jung)
Jerry Harke ...
Lt. Smith
Larry Chandler ...
First Mate
Walt Myers ...
Seaman
J.J. Gould ...
Soldier in Jeep
Charles Johnson ...
American Tourist
Paul Leder ...
Dino
Choi Sung Kwan ...
Film Producer
Bob Kurcz ...
American Actor
Jules Levey ...
Reporter
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A newly discovered 36-foot gorilla escapes from a freighter off the coast of Korea. At the same time an American actress is filming a movie in the country. Chaos ensues as the ape kidnaps her and rampages through Seoul.

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See APE *defy the jaws of giant shark *destroy a teeming city *demolish an ocean liner *vanquish monster reptile See more »


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October 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A*P*E  »

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Budget:

$23,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Listed among the "100 Most Enjoyably Bad Movies Ever Made" in John Wilson's book "The Official Razzie® Movie Guide." See more »

Goofs

The guide wires moving the models are visible in many scenes. See more »

Quotes

Col. Davis: [when the killing blow is delivered] Let's see him dance for his organ grinder now!
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This movie hates you.
16 March 2003 | by (Columbus, OH) – See all my reviews

This movie hates you. No two ways about it. It wants to hurt you for seeing it.

Characters in this movie speak in a stream of continual profanities, fire flaming arrows and guns at the audience (while smiling), and the gorilla throws rocks at you and flips you the bird.

The acting is mostly abominable. The effects are worse. Nothing makes much sense. The editing is choppy. The shots are poorly composed. The locations are grey, barren, and aggressively ugly. Stock footage is piled on and looped.

Boring filler is shoved in wherever it will fit to pad out the slight story to 90 minutes. Then, it takes forever to finally end. (More punishment for you, the viewer.) Oh, and it's nominally in 3-D too.

A hateful, hateful movie.


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