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Ape (1976)

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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

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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Storyline

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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Savage ... Colossal ... Unconquerable ... it's A*P*E See more »


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Release Date:

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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Trivia

The filmmakers hoped to cash in on Dino De Laurentiis 1976 remake of King Kong (1976). That film turned out to be a bust, and "Ape" was an even bigger disaster. See more »

Goofs

The Korean soldiers fire their bolt action rifles multiple times, without reloading. 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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Connections

Follows Yongary, Monster from the Deep (1967) See more »

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You have to see it to belive it.
18 November 2001 | by (Northridge, California) – See all my reviews

This movie is so terrible, yet so funny. There are so many flaws with this movie. Many parts of the movie have nothing to do with the plot. The ape one time wears shoes, flicks the camera(and its no accident, he holds it for 4 seconds), and seems to be different sized throughout the movie. You cannot make a worse movie. Period. This movie must be seen, it is too funny to explain.


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