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Venus Flytrap (1970)
"Body of the Prey" (original title)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi
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A mad scientist uses thunder and lightning to turn carnivorous plants into man-eating creatures.

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Cast overview:
James Craig ...
Dr. Bragan
Tota Kondo ...
Customs Officer
Lawrence O'Neill ...
American at Airport
Al Ricketts ...
Gas Station Owner
Atsuko Rome ...
Noriko Hanamura
Edward M. Shannon ...
Dr. Shannon
John Stanley ...
Dr. Stanley
James Yagi ...
Dr. Paul Nakamura
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A mad scientist uses thunder and lightning to turn carnivorous plants into man-eating creatures.

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The credits on the version of this movie which exists today are actually for the movie Mad Doctor of Blood Island (1968) and bear no relation to this film. This comes from when they were originally intended to be released as a double feature. See more »

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While on the mountain in Japan, a coyote is heard howling. Coyotes are only found in the Americas. See more »

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Dr. Bragan: How in the hell can anybody be so utterly stupid as to build a rocket base on the coast of Florida?
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Lost Ed Wood classic!!
14 October 2000 | by (San Francisco,California) – See all my reviews

James Craig plays a scientist in need of a vacation in this Ed Wood scripted b-movie masterpiece. He takes one in Japan and decides to make a monster plant while there. For fans of Wood this movie is a must see as it's full of that familiar over the top Wood dialogue. "I refuse the word impossible." "Unless I miss my guess.My creation is so powerful now it could devour anything." Good luck tracking it down and don't be fooled by the Regal Video version box art which identifies a whole different movie (MAD DOCTOR OF BLOOD ISLAND). This lost Wood classic deserves to be seen by his fans and anyone who enjoys so-bad their good films.


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