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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 ...
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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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$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 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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Too hilarious for words!!!
22 February 1999 | by (On Monster Island) – See all my reviews

Were they (moviemakers of this cheese flick) serious when they make this Korean/American co-pro movie? Let's see, army stock footage from "Yongary" and other Korean Kaiju films(?),Toy boats and a rubber shark and many more larks are seen in this kaiju eiga. I was laughing so hard that I finally ran out of breath when the movie was over!


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