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The Creation of the Humanoids (1962)

Approved | | Sci-Fi | 3 July 1962 (USA)
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In a post holocaust society, robots take it on their own to help the dying human race by giving them android bodies.

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(as Wesley E. Barry)

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Complete credited cast:
... Capt. Kenneth Cragis
Erica Elliott ... Maxine Megan
Frances McCann ... Esme Cragis Milos
Don Doolittle ... Dr. Raven
David Cross ... Pax
Richard Vath ... Mark
Reid Hammond ... Hart
Malcolm Smith ... Court
George Milan ... Acto
Dudley Manlove ... Lagan
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The survivors of a nuclear holocaust fuse man with machine, creating cyborgs to assist in the rebuilding of civilization. However, the blue-skinned androids rebel against their masters and go to war with the remnants of humanity. Written by David Mullich <dmullich@aol.com>

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Revolt of the Humanoids  »

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| (Westrex Recording System)

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Reputedly one of Andy Warhol's favorite films. See more »

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When the doctor is testing the robotic arm, the space directly under the table is covered (presumably by a box or a panel with a hidden actor). However as the robotic arm is removed from the table, the space beneath it becomes empty and transparent. See more »

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Member of the order of flesh and blood: Mankind is a state of mind. Man is no more or less than he thinks himself to be.
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SMALL BUDGET, GREAT STORY
2 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

This was a movie I first saw when too young to appreciate fully. I seem to remember it "not" being strong enough material for the Saturday Night Creature Feature, so it was relegated to the secondary, late Sunday morning Sci-Fi/Horror slot. I don't think this movie makes anyone's top 10 list, but it's a goodie, even with scenery that makes Dr.Who look state of the art. Money just wasn't as lavishly thrown around in those days.

It's not glitzy and special effects aren't necessary to the story. The concept,however, is solid. It presents a near future(?) scenario where radiation is up and births are down. Man's creation, the humanoids, get more human with each upgrade. This is more than some "flesh and blood-ers" can take. They see the humanoids taking over for the superior "living" men. Man is dying out (gradually) and some of those left focus their hate and anger at the "clickers" (a derogatory term for humanoids). Humanity is eventually doomed or is it?

I guess you'll have to watch the movie to know for sure.....


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