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Mystery on Monster Island (1981)
"Misterio en la isla de los monstruos" (original title)

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A young European boy living in San Francisco is reluctant to marry his long-term girlfriend because he wants to travel around the world first. His wealthy uncle agrees to send him on a ... See full summary »

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William T. Kolderup
Ian Sera ...
Jeff Morgan
David Hatton ...
Thomas Artelect
Gasphar Ipua ...
Carefinatu
Blanca Estrada ...
Dominique Blanchard
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Meg Hollaney / Meg Calderón
Frank Braña ...
Birling
Paul Naschy ...
Flynt
Gérard Tichy ...
Capt. Turkott
Manuel Pereiro
Daniel Martín
Luis Barboo
Jorge Bosso ...
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Ioshio Murakami ...
The Chinaman
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A young European boy living in San Francisco is reluctant to marry his long-term girlfriend because he wants to travel around the world first. His wealthy uncle agrees to send him on a global expedition aboard his ship, but en route the boy and his travelling companion are shipwrecked on a remote island, populated by countless prehistoric creatures as well as gold-hunting bandits. Written by Jonathon Dabell <J.D.@pixie.ntu.ac.uk>

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On an island forgotten by time, perilous adventure awaits!


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3 April 1981 (Spain)  »

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Jules Verne's 'Mystery on Monster Island'  »

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A Spanish-US co-production (copyright 1980), and the only film to feature both Peter Cushing and Paul Naschy, the latter only in for a cameo appearance. See more »

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Edited into Manoa, the City of Gold (1999) See more »

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Great adventure movie
7 March 2001 | by (Barcelona, Spain) – See all my reviews

I just don´t understand what´s wrong with this movie.. I say this due to the comments I´ve read about it.

It´s most enjoyable, the great and unknown David Hatton (the professor) is without a doubt the real star of the movie...

Great photography, fine performances from the entire cast including the guest stars Peter Cushing and Terence Stamp make this movie most amusing and a must to see from time to time.

Perhaps it´s a movie for children, I don´t know. But that´s precisely why I like it so much.

Bearing in mind the movies that Hollywood and even Europe offer at present, I really think that the dose of ingenuity this movie releases is just unpayable.

I adore it.


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