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Reptile 2001 (1999)

2001 Yonggary (original title)
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It's been asleep for two hundred million years. Now it been awakened by aliens from another galaxy. The aliens are using Yonggary to destroy mankind.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dan Cashman ...
Lt. Gen. George Murdock
Bruce Cornwell ...
Mr. Mills, N.S.I.A.
Dennis Howard ...
Maj. Gen. Jack Thomas
Maj. Gen. Don 'Boom Boom' Howell
Dr. Campbell (as Richard B. Livingston)
Donna Philipson ...
Holly Davis
Lt. O'Neil
Bud Black
Eric Briant Wells ...
Captain Parker (as Briant Wells)
Harrison Young ...
Dr. Wendel Hughes
D.J. Robbins
Derrick Costa ...
Sgt. Archie
Johanna Parker ...
Sgt. Romiski, T-Force
Alex Walters ...
Sgt. Michaels, T-Force
Sgt. Sanchez


A team of scientists working on a remote dig site find the buried body of an enormous monster, perfectly preserved even after 200 million years. As soon as the beast is uncovered, however, an alien spacecraft suddenly appears above them and brings the monster back to life! The creature immediately sets about levelling the surrounding urban landscape and shrugging off the best firepower the military can throw at it. A lone scientist, working on decrypting an ancient set of hieroglyphics, may be on the verge of finding the aliens' weak point, but will it be too late? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Bigger. Badder. Meaner. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 July 1999 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

Reptilian  »

Box Office


KRW 10,000,000,000 (estimated)

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Technical Specs



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Good for a laugh.
29 September 2001 | by (evanston il) – See all my reviews

Between the almost transparent special effects and bad acting this movie reminded me of the old fashioned japanese monster movies. All it needed was bad dubbing. Apparently the creature is an ancient dinosaur from another planet fulfilling some sort of doomsday prophecy. It almost seems like it was poorly made on purpose to give it cult value. It is worth seeing with a group of friends, so you can all lob sarcastic comments at it.

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